Cabling and Internet-working Syllabus/Supply List

Cabling & Internet-working Q3 Syllabus

The following standards are to be covered during quarter one. Specific activities, texts, and assignments may be modified at the teacher’s discretion.


Cabling & Internet-working

Nine Week

Quarter 3






Standard 1.0

Students will perform safety examinations and maintain safety records.

Standard 2.0

Students will demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace.

Standard 3.0

Students will integrate reading, writing, math, and science skills and understand the impact of academic achievement in the work place.

Standard 4.0

Students will demonstrate an understanding of networking technologies, protocols, and standards.

Standard 5.0

Students will analyze the open system interconnect (OSI) reference model, and identify the functions that pertain to each layer.

Standard 6.0

Students will examine various wired media technologies used to interconnect nodes, their specifications, and their connector type(s).

Standard 7.0

Students will examine the TCP/IP suite, all the underlying protocols, the utilities to diagnose errors, and methods of addressing networks including sub-netting procedures.

Standard 8.0

Students will examine major network operating systems (NOS), such as Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, 2008 server, Linux enterprise server, and/or Novell Netware as well peer-to-peer networks using Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and future operating systems.







  • Design a corrections program for identified hazards.
  • Model the appropriate protective equipment for an assigned task.
  • Read manufacturer specifications to determine safe practices while working on various electrical and electronic systems.
  • Prepare Occupational Safety and Health notebook for the Tennessee Skills USA Championships.
  • Create a leadership inventory and use it to conduct a personal assessment.
  • Compute precise and exact measurements to solve distance for cables and propagation maps
  • Construct and test a peer-to-peer network.
  • Label common 802 standards based on a given definition.
  • Construct a 568A and 568B straight through cable and connect them to network patch panels or network hardware.
  • Configure a network server to use DHCP and assign workstations with a dynamic IP address.
  • Configure multiple user accounts and assign various rights to each user to demonstrate the effect on shares and resources.






  • Safety and Procedures
  • Leadership, citizenship, and teamwork
  • Reading, Writing, Math, and Science skills and Understand
  • Networking technologies, protocols, and standards
  • (OSI) reference model
  • Wired media technologies used to interconnect nodes connector type
  • TCP/IP suite and underlying protocol
  • Sub-netting procedures
  • Network operating system

Major Assignment/s


Disassemble and Reassemble a PC

Trouble shoot a Network

Trouble Shoot PC hardware

Troubleshoot an Operating System

Instructional Materials

Textbook:Data, Voice, and Video Cabling 3rd Edition, Networking Fundamentals

Cisco Networking Academy Online Courses

Step-by-Step Lab Manual for Networking

Field Trip/s


Progress Reports: Computer printout progress reports will be given to each student approximately every four weeks.

Computer Usage:  Students must have a written Student Agreement & Parent/Guardian Permission Form on file at the library to access the Internet.  It is imperative that students who have not completed this form do so immediately as computer and Internet usage is an integral part of the coursework for this class.

Parent Conference Procedure:  Parent conferences and inquiries are welcomed. You may reach me at the number listed on the Web Site or by email. Should the need arise to schedule a conference; you can do so by contacting the subject area counselor.

 Make-up Policy: Students will have one day for each excused day absent to make up work.  Because much of the work in this class must be completed in class, I will have to stay after school for students to make up work. Should students miss school on days when new or graded concepts are covered, they should make an appointment with me to stay after school.

Course Format: Students will develop skills through a variety of methodologies including: 

   A.  Lecture                                 C.  Simulations                   E. Technology

   B.  Demonstrations                    D.  Practice                         F.  Class Discussion


Supplies Needed:

 Writing instrument, loose leaf paper, and binder with dividers

 A set of headphones for online courses

 The notebook should be brought to class daily