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Networking Essentials

    Abdikarim Said


  • Networking Essentials


  • $59.00

Course Overview

This course teaches the fundamentals of networking. It covers how devices communicate on a network, network addressing and network services, how to build a home network and configure basic security, the basics of configuring Cisco devices, and testing and troubleshooting network problems. The course has many features to help students understand these concepts:

What You Will Learn

Listed below are the current set of modules and their associated competencies outlined for this course. Each module is an integrated unit of learning that consists of content, activities and assessments that target a specific set of competencies. The size of the module will depend on the depth of knowledge and skill needed to master the competency.

Module Title/ Topic TitleObjective
Module 1.  introduction to Computer Networks Explain the concept of computer network.
1.1 Network TypesExplain the concept of a network.
1.2 Data TransmissionDescribe network data.
1.3 Clients and ServersExplain the roles of clients and servers in a network.
1.4 Network ComponentsExplain the roles of network infrastructure devices.
Module 2. Network ModelsExplain the Concept of Network models.
2.1 Introduction to network protocolsUnderstanding Network protocol
2.2 OSI modelList the layers of the OSI Model and describe the function of each layer
2.3 TCP/IP protocol suiteLearn the layers of the TCP/IP protocol suite
Module 3. Transmission mediaDescribe the transmission medium
3.1 Guided media and Unguided MediaDistinguish between guided and unguided media
3.2 Ethernet CablingDescribe common types of network cables.
3.3 Coaxial and Fiber-Optic CablingDescribe coaxial and fiber-optic cabling
3.4 Twisted Pair OperationExplain how a twisted-pair cable transmits and receives signals.
3.5 Verify ConnectivityVerify connectivity in a simple routed network.
Module 4. Ethernet FrameExplain the OSI model Layer 1 and Layer 2 functions in an Ethernet network.
4.1 Layer 2 addressing (Physical addressing).Describe the Layer 2 addressing (Physical addressing).
4.2 Types of MAC address and MAC Address StructureDescribe types of mac address and mac address structure.
4.3 Error and Error Detecting CodesDescribe error and error detecting codes
Module 5 The Internet ProtocolExplain the features of an IP address.
5.1 Purpose of an IPv4 AddressExplain the purpose of an IPv4 address.
5.2 Binary Conversion of an IPv4 AddressCalculate numbers between decimal and binary systems.
5.3 The IPv4 Address StructureExplain how IPv4 addresses and subnets are used together.
5.4 Classful IPv4 AddressingDescribe the different IPv4 address classes.
5.5 Public and Private IPv4 AddressesDescribe the public and private IPv4 address ranges.
5.6 Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast AddressesCompare unicast, multicast, and broadcast addresses.
Module 6 Common Ports and ProtocolsExplain the Common Ports and Protocols.
6.1 TCP and UDPCompare TCP and UDP transport layer functions
6.2 Port NumbersExplain how TCP and UDP use port numbers.
6.3 Domain Name SystemDescribe DNS.
6.4 Dynamic Host Configuration ProtocolDescribe DHCP (Static and Dynamic Addressing)
6.5 Web Clients and ServersDescribe HTTP and HTTPS.
6.6 FTP Clients and ServersDescribe FTP