CECS 5460/4550

Computer Networks for Educational Environments

Summer 2005


Assignment #4 - RJ45 Ethernet Cable & Wireless Networking

Due Date: July 5, 2005

Value: 15 points total


  • Create a Ethernet cable (will be done in class with tools and materials)
  • Configure a laptop to access a Wireless AP (will be done in class)

    Part 1 (10 pts)

    1. In class, build an Ethernet Cable.
    2. In class, configure and use a wireless AP

    Part 2 (5 pts)

    • Locate and read, from any professional journal, two articles that discuss wireless networking and how this is changing educational networking. 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.

    • Reply to at least two postings in a meaningful manner. Be sure to include your name in the subject line like: Re: There Name - Assignment #4 - Your Name