Networking

Networking

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Networking
Course
Course
A+ Certification Prep
Subjects
Subjects
Career & Technical Education
Grade Levels
Grade Levels
10
11
12
Duration (hours)
Duration (Approx hours)
21
Overview
In this unit, students will learn the basics of networks and connections and how they work. Will focus on TCP/IP, WIFI, and SOHO.
Cyber Connections
Networks and Internet
Section Title
Lessons
Accordion Items
Title
2.1 - Compare and contrast TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purposes
Content
  • Ports and Protocols
  • TCP vs. UDP
Title
2.2 - Compare and contrast common networking hardware devices
Content
  • Routers
  • Switches
  • Access Points
  • Cloud-Based Network Controller
  • Firewall
  • Network Interface Card
  • Repeater
  • Hub
  • Cable / DSL Modem
  • Bridge
  • Patch Panel
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Ethernet over Power
Title
2.3 - Given a scenario, install and configure a basic wired/wireless SOHO network
Content
  • Router / Switch Functionality
  • Access Point SEttings
  • IP Addressing
  • NIC Configuration
    • Wired
    • Wireless
  • End-User Device Configuration
  • IoT Device Configuration
  • Cable / DSL Modem Configuration
  • Firewall Settings
  • QoS
  • Wireless Settings
Title
2.4 - Compare and contrast wireless networking protocols
Content
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11ac
  • Frequencies
    • 2.4Ghz
    • 5Ghz
  • Channels
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • RFID
  • Zigbee
  • Z-Wave
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 5G
  • LTE 
Title
2.5 - Summarize the properties and purposes of services provided by networked hosts
Content
  • Server Roles
  • Internet Appliance
  • Legacy / Embedded Systems
Title
2.6 - Explain common network configuration concepts
Content
  • IP addressing
    • Static
    • Dynamic
    • APIPA
    • Link Local
  • DNS
  • DHCP
    • Reservations
  • IPv4 vs. IPv6
  • Subnet Mask
  • Gateway
  • VPN
  • VLAN
  • NAT 
Title
2.7 - Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types, and their features
Content
  • Internet Connection Types
  • Network Types