Networking Syllabus Quarter 1

Wash Cooper                                                            Networking                                                              1st

  

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer and

Lab Safety

  • Know the safety rules for working in computer lab/classroom
  • Demonstrate the meaning of ergonomics and how it applies in the classroom
  • Demonstrate the understanding of safe habits while using a computer

1.0

 

  • Rubric
  • Create a Safety Poster
  • Observation

Written test on computer safety

 

100% required to pass the computer safety test

2

Demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace

 

  • Cultivate positive leadership skills.
  • Participate in the student organization directly related to their program of study as an integral part of classroom instruction.
  • Assess situations, apply problem-solving techniques and decision-making skills withinthe school community, and workplace
  • Build personal career development by identifying career interests, strengths, andopportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

2.0

 

 

  • Multiple choice
  • Create and deliver a brief

 

Watch Skill USA video

Navigate the Skills USA Website

3

Introduction to Networking

  • Differentiate a wide area network (WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) and local area network (LAN).
  • Compare and contrast a server, workstation, host, and client.
  • Analyze client-server, standalone server, and peer-to-peer networking.
  • Evaluate the characteristics of star, bus, mesh, ring, tree, and hybrid topologies, their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Differentiate between internet, intranet and extranet.

 

4.0

  • Review questions
  • Graphic organizer

Laboratory activity

On line course

 

4

Analyze the open system interconnect (OSI) reference model

  • Explain the function of each layer of the OSI model.
  • Identify the protocols that function at each layer according to the TCP/IP suite.
  • Identify the network hardware components that function at each layer.
  • Examine the IEEE project 802 standards and what is defined at each substandard.

 

5.0

  • Label common 802 standards
  • Review questions
  • Observation

 

Online Course

Use wireshark

Laboratory activity

5

Network Media Copper Core

  • Differentiate between analog and digital signals
  • Summarize the two methods of data transmission
  • Compare simplex, half-duplex, and full-duplex

6.0

  • Make a Cat 6 Straight-through cable
  • Review questions
  • Observation

 

Laboratory activity

 

6

Fiber-Optic Cable

  • Explain how fiber optic is used to transmit data
  • Summarize the advantages of fiber optic
  • Explain the properties of light
  • Identify common fiber-optic connector types

6.0

  • Make a poster
  • Review questions
  • Observation

 

 

 

Laboratory activity

7

Wireless Technology

  • Explain the principles of radio transmission
  • Identify the major antenna styles
  • Explain three transmission techniques
  • Recall the key characteristics of the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking standards

6.0

  • Configure a wireless router
  • Review questions
  • Observation

Laboratory activity

8

Digital Encoding and data Transmission

  • Give examples of digital signals
  • Identify the two modes of transmitting data between two points
  • Explain data integrity inspection using a parity check

7.0

  • Review questions
  • Observation
  • Configure network protocol analyzer

 

Laboratory activity

Use Wireshark

9

Network Operating Systems

  • Give examples of common operating features
  • Explain how major operating systems use TCP/IP protocol suite
  • Explain Ethernet. Token Ring. Token Bus, ARCnet, and AppleTalk

7.0

  • Use the ARP command
  • Review questions
  • Observation

 

Laboratory activity