question 1331620741NTC 362 Essay

Submitted By Atruxton1
Words: 2255
Pages: 10

Course Syllabus
College of Information Systems & Technology
NTC/362 Version 1
Fundamentals of Networking

Week One: Evolution of the Telecommunications Industry

Details
Due
Points
Objectives
1.1 Describe the evolution of the telecommunications industry and its major technologies.
1.2 Identify past and present voice communications technologies.
1.3 Describe telecommunications network structures.
3/19/12
*
Reading
Read the “Political and Regulatory Forces in Telecommunications” section in Ch. 1, “Telecommunications Technology Fundamentals,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/19/12
*
Reading
Read Ch. 3, “Establishing Communications Channels,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/19/12
*
Reading
Read the “The PSTN Infrastructure” section in Ch. 4, “The PSTN,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/19/12
*
Reading
Read Ch. 6, “Local Area Networking,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/19/12
*
Reading
Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
3/19/12
*
Participation
Participate in class discussion.
3/19/12
2
Nongraded Activities and Preparation
INDP Final Project
For this assignment, choose one of the following options:

Option 1: Riordan Manufacturing
Option 2: Kudler Fine Foods
Option 3: Patton-Fuller Community Hospital

Review the assignment instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Integrative Network Design Project.

Select a Virtual Organization for the Integrative Network Design Project (INDP) Final Project assignment, due in Week Five.
3/19/12
*
Learning Team Instructions
Learning Team Charter
Resource: Learning Team Toolkit
Complete the Learning Team Charter.
3/19/12
*
Individual
Tele- communications Evolution Timeline
Research the evolution of the telecommunications industry based on this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. (700 to 1050 words)

Create a timeline illustrating the major milestones of the telecommunications industry, including networking and voice, using Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint®, or Excel®.

Include five to ten major events, including legal decisions, with a brief description of each one’s importance.
3/19/12
5
Supporting Activities
Differentiated Activities
(Note: You must respond to both activities posted to the Main Forum)

Supporting Activity: Introduction to Telecommunications

Write a 150 - to 300-word response to the following:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various modulation techniques of analog signals?

Supporting Activity: Introduction to Voice Telecommunications

Write a 150 - to 300-word response to the following:

Discuss the history and progression of the voice telecommunications industry. What are the current voice network standards?

3/19/12
2

Week Two: Analog Signals, A/D-D/A in Telecommunications, and the Digital Hierarchy

Details
Due
Points
Objectives
2
2.1 Explain the basics of analog signals and analog modulation types: amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, phase modulation, and Quadrature Amplitude Modulation.
2.2 Analyze the technologies for analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversions in telecommunications.
2.3 Explain the T(X) and the synchronous optical network digital hierarchy.
3/26/12
*
Reading
Read Ch. 2, “Traditional Transmission Media,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/26/12
*
Reading
Read Ch. 11, “Optical Networking,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/26/12
*
Reading
Review Ch. 1, “Telecommunications Technology Fundamentals,” of Telecommunications Essentials.
3/26/12
*
Reading
Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
3/26/12
*
Participation
Participate in class discussion.
3/26/12
2
Individual
INDP, Part 1

Review the assignment instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Integrative Network Design Project.
Write a 2- to 4-page paper (700 to 1400 words) that includes the following based on your chosen Virtual Organization:

Explain the network’s fundamental characteristics and components.
Evaluate the current network topology.
Describe the standards applicable to this project.…