Computer Networking Foundations Course (Distance Education)

By: ACS Distance Education  16/07/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

Computer Networking Foundations Course – Study by distance learning. Learn about Computer networks; what they are, their component parts, the various configurations that are possible and what they can do. This course lays a foundation in a way that will enable you to better plan and manage computer networks. It is designed for the office manager, or I.T. professional who has limited knowledge of networks; and needs a more solid foundation in order to build their knowledge, skills and ability to work with networks. Lesson Structure There are 10 lessons in this course: 1. Networking Terms, Concepts and Standards 2. Network Topology, Architecture and Transmission Media 3. Network Components and Hardware 4. Network Design and Planning 5. Network Upgrading and Project Management 6. Network Protection and Maintenance 7. Understanding Network Connecting Options 8. Installation and Configuration of Network 9. Basic TCP/IP Services and Applications 10. Troubleshooting Tools for TCP/IP Networks Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading. Aims • Discuss the history and key developments in networking. • Describe the main networking models, terminology and standards. • Explain the different topologies, architectures and transmission media in computer networks. • Explain the physical components within a network and how individual components connect to each other. • Evaluate the needs of the organisation and design a logical network. • Discuss reasons for network upgrade and techniques for managing a network upgrade. • Explain the importance of network protection to prevent downtime and preserve valuable data. • Identify and compare various connection options like dial-up connections and dedicated connections. • Describe the installation process and configurations for networking. • Describe the TCP/IP suites of utilities generally used by end users. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Information-Technology/COMPUTER-NETWORKING-FOUNDATIONS-BIT103-674.aspx

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