Schedule

Additional Course Links

The following links are additional resource links from Dr. Jones' Delicious Site and from the Web.


June 6 - 13

  • Course Notes:
    • Course Review
      • Review Assignments
      • Look over Textbook
      • Discussions and Quizs Submissions are on Moodle.
    • Schedule and Readings
      • Review this schedule
      • Note Assignment Due Dates
      • Section Notes (below) hilight topcis or areas in the readings that you should be sure to review.
    • Materials
      • See the details on the course syllabus with regards to materials.
    • Uploading Web Pages and Files to your Classes Account
      • The course will be using classes.lt.unt.edu for assignment upload and presentation. The instructor will provide additional details on using the server.
        • If you have problems getting to the classes.lt.unt.edu page check the following solutions depending on your browser Internet Explorer or Firefox.
      • You will need software to transfer your files onto the Course server.
      • UPLOADED YOUR COURSE HOME PAGE FOR ASSIGNMENT 1 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE IN ORDER TO ENSURE YOU CAN ACCESS classes.lt.unt.edu BEFORE THE FIRST ASSIGNMENT IS DUE.
      • Details on using classes.lt.unt.edu are found below and on the classes system under "Server Use Instructions"
  • Reading:
    • Chapter 1 - An Overview of Networking
    • Chapter 2 - The Benefits of Networking
    • Chapter 3 - Getting Data from Here to There: How Networking Works
  • Captivates
Uploading to classes.lt.unt.edu
This captivate will run through how to use winscp to upload your content to classes.lt.unt.edu.

BE SURE that you upload into the course directory (i.e. LTEC_4550_020 or CECS_4560_020) which will be under the SEMESTER directory. That will be two directories below the directory that your SFTP program will place you, which will be named your EUID.

Assignment 1 Overview
This presentation covers what is required for assignment 1.
  • Other Notes:
    • Practice uploading to course account.
    • Assignment 1 Discussion, Quiz, Projects Due

June 14 - 27

  • Reading:
    • Chapter 4 - Computer Concepts
    • Chapter 5 - Network Concepts
    • Chapter 6 - Extending LANs and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
    • Chapter 7 - Mobile Wireless Networking
    • Chapter 8 - Remote Networking
    • Chapter 9 - Planning for the Networking
    • Chapter 10 - Designing a Network
    • Cable Bandwidths and Distances
    • Bandwidth by Service
    • Wireless (pdf)
    • Cables (pdf)
  • Captivates
Assignment 2 Overview
This presentation covers what is required for assignment 2.
  • Other Notes:
    • Assignment 2 Discussion, Quiz, Projects Due

June 27 - July 11

  • Reading:
    • Chapter 11 - Selecting Network Hardware and Software
    • Chapter 12 - Assembling a Network
    • Chapter 13 - Network Applications
    • Chapter 14 - Connecting to the Internet: Initial Operations
    • Chapter 15 - Connecting to the Internet: Key Supporting Operations
    • Chapter 16 - Microsoft Networking
    • Chapter 17 - UNIX and Linux Networking
  • Captivates
Assignment 3 Overview
This presentation covers the elements of assignment 3.
  • Other Notes:
    • Assignment 3 Discussion, Quiz, Projects Due
    • Submit your topic for Assignment 5

July 12 - 25

  • Reading:
    • Chapter 18 - Putting the Pieces Together
    • Chapter 19 - Role of the Network Administrator
    • Chapter 20 - Security
    • Chapter 21 - Managing a Network
    • Chapter 22 - Network Troubleshooting
    • Chapter 23 - A Day in the Life of a Network Administrator
    • Chapter 24 - Where are Networks Going from Here?
  • Captivates
Assignment 4 Overview
This presentation covers the elements of assignment 4.

July 25 - August 8 (Paper)

  • Paper (Assignment 5)
Assignment 5 Overview
This presentation convers the elements of assignment.