EdTech 552:

Introduction to Network Administration

Instructor Jui-long Hung, Ed.D.

Course Description and Objectives

  • Perform simple PC (hardware, software, network settings) and NIC troubleshooting
  • Perform binary math
  • Properly utilize the information and bandwidth units
  • Name and describe the OSI layers from memory
  • Describe the TCP/IP graph
  • Describe the devices required to build a LAN
  • Build and troubleshoot a simple LAN
  • Describe networking signals and what can happen to them on physical media
  • Use a multimeter to measure resistance, voltage, and continuity
  • Describe the 5 basic types of networking media
  • Properly terminate CAT 5 UTP cable according to standards
  • Given a topology, circle all collision and broadcast domains
  • Describe the basic elements of a frame
  • Perform hexadecimal math
  • Compare and contrast Token Ring, FDDI, and the Ethernet family tree
  • Explain the specific details of Ethernet and Layer 2 Devices
  • Use 'Network Inspector' (or equivalent) and 'Protocol Inspector' (or equivalent) software
  • Create physical and logical topologies
  • Properly locate MDFs and IDFs in an Ethernet extended star topology
  • Plan a structured cabling installation
  • Install, terminate, test, and troubleshoot CAT 5 UTP cabling runs, from the jack to the patch panel
  • Use the Fluke 620 (or equivalent) meter
  • Justify the need for and classify the various types of IP addresses
  • Perform subnet calculations
  • Perform the following form of problem: "Given an IP address and the number of subnets required, find the subnetwork id numbers, the range of host numbers, the subnetwork broadcast numbers, and the subnet mask
  • Provide a basic explanation of routing
  • Flowchart basic network processes such as ARP and RARP
  • Explain the similarities and differences between IP, TCP, and UDP
  • Explain the basic processes of the session layer
  • Describe the presentation layer functions of formatting, encryption, and compression
  • Explain how e-mail and HTTP work
  • AECT Standards

    For standards mapping to completed course artifacts, please select from the list below.

    STANDARD 3 UTILIZATION

    Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to use processes and resources for learning by applying principles and theories of media utilization, diffusion, implementation, and policy-making.

    • 3.1 Media Utilization
    • 3.2 Diffusion of Innovations
    • 3.3 Implementation and Institutionalization
    • 3.4 Policies and Regulations

    STANDARD 4 MANAGEMENT

    Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise instructional technology by applying principles of project, resource, delivery system, and information management.

    • 4.1 Project Management
    • 4.2 Resource Management
    • 4.3 Delivery System Management
    • 4.4 Information Management

    STANDARD 5 EVALUATION

    Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to evaluate the adequacy of instruction and learning by applying principles of problem analysis, criterion-referenced measurement, formative and summative evaluation, and long-range planning.

    • 5.1 Problem Analysis
    • 5.2 Criterion-Referenced Measurement
    • 5.3 Formative and Summative Evaluation
    • 5.4 Long-Range Planning

    Resources

    Odom, W. (2011). CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Official Exam Certification Guide (3rd Ed.). Cisco Press.

     

    What You Need to be Successful

    Computer - PC or Mac with multimedia capabilitieis

    Software - Adobe Web and Graphics Suite, Presentation, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Open Source

    Time Management - Deadlines approach quickly - don't wait until the last minute to get the job done!

     

    About Stefanie

    Mrs. Brimacomb

    Stefanie Brimacomb is a multi-endorsed math, business, and computer teacher in a remote Idaho town where online learning is essential to provide students a competitive education.

    Contact Information

    e-mail:brimstef@citlink.net
    cell/text:(208)413-3783

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