|Open to||:||High School or College Level|
|Course Format||:||Individually Paced|
|Prerequisites||:||Typically 3 months|
The course covers important concepts about the computer and basic networking concepts and common network industry terminology. It examines popular networking topologies and devices, network configuration, and introduction to servers and network security.
DETAILED COURSE INFORMATION
- Introduction Hardware & Networking
- Software and hardware
- Input/output devices
- Network topologies: LAN, WAN, MAN, PAN, CAN
- Introduction to Various Networking Devices
- Assembling and disassembling
- Network basic and configuration
- Network Troubleshooting
- Introduction to servers and network security
- Types of Internet connections
- Dial-up, Broadband, Leased Line, Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, 2G, 3G, 4G, WWW, E-mails, Search Engines, Social Networking.
- Cloud application
- Essential Security Measures
During the tutorials or seminars, the student will work on case studies and discuss various strategies and techniques.
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox). The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.
This course uses an asynchronous mode and students are provided with tiered video and self-guided learning modules. Live online interaction with the instructor can be arranged. The “on-site” classroom works on standard computers and instructor-led exercises. Detailed handouts with references to material on the Web will be provided. There is no required textbook.
Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but in some cases, assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
END OF COURSE REQUIREMENTS
In fulfillment of the course, students are required to take the final examination, as well as an end-of-course project or research paper.