Assignment #1 - Networking

Due Date: September 13, 2010

Value: 12 points total


  • Post to the appropriate forum with the URLs your upload to the system
  • Post to the forum containing the written part of the assignment (part 2).

Part 1 (6 pts)
  • Using your choice of programs (word, photoshop, illustrator, various organizers) diagram your network at your home.
  • How does your desktop computer get to the Internet and through what.
  • Provide details on any networking equipment that is used.
  • Upload to the system (which is an exercise in the use of SFTP).

Part 2 (6 pts)
  • Locate and read, from any professional conference, journal, article, online source, two articles relevant to the the importance of computer networking in todays society. Write a two paragraph review for each article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.
  • Post class forum the written part of the assignment.
  • Reply to at least two postings in a meaningful manner.