Franske CNT-2510 SP10 Schedule

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CNT-2510-01 - 3 credits

Instructor: Dr. Ben Franske

Term: Spring 2010 Q1 (1/11/2010-3/5/2010)

Meetings: T Th 10:00am-1:00pm

Location: B143

This schedule provides an outline of the topics expected to be covered in this course as well as the readings and assignments due each week. Topics and readings may change in which case you will be notified in class or by e-mail and the latest version of this document is always available from the course wiki. Please have all readings completed prior to the start of each class and be prepared to take part in the discussion. Unless otherwise noted online quizzes and exams are due at 11:59pm on the date indicated.

Session 1: January 12

Topics:

  • Cisco Network Academy Demonstration
  • Chapter 1: Living in a Network-Centric World

Readings:

Due:

Session 2: January 14

Topics:

  • Lab Orientation
  • Virtual Machine Orientation
  • Lab Time

Readings:

  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2

Due:

Session 3: January 19

Topics:

  • Binary Math
  • IP Addressing
  • Lab Time

Readings:

Due:

Session 4: January 21

Topics:

  • Application Layer Functionality and Protocols

Readings:

  • Chapter 3

Due:

  • Chapter 2 Online Assessment

Session 5: January 26

Topics:

  • IP Addressing Part II

Readings:

Due:

  • Chapter 3 Online Assessment

Session 6: January 28

Topics:

  • Transport Layer
    • TCP
    • UDP

Readings:

  • Chapter 4

Due:

Session 7: February 2

Topics:

  • Network Layer
    • IPv4
    • Networks
    • Routing

Readings:

  • Chapter 5

Due:

  • Chapter 4 Online Assessment

Session 8: February 4

Topics:

  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting

Readings:

  • Chapter 6

Due:

  • Chapter 5 Online Assessment

Session 9: February 9

Topics:

  • IPv4 Addressing (Continued)
  • Lab Time

Readings:

Due:

Session 10: February 11

Topics:

  • Data Link Layer
  • Media Access Control

Readings:

  • Chapter 7

Due:

  • Chapter 6 Online Assessment

Session 11: February 16

Topics:

  • Physical Layer
  • Ethernet
  • Hubs and Switches
  • ARP

Readings:

  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9

Due:

  • Chapter 7 Online Assessment

Session 12: February 18

Topics:

  • Planning and Cabling Networks

Readings:

  • Chapter 10

Due:

  • Chapter 8 Online Assessment

NO CLASS: February 23

Topics:

  • Student Success Day

Readings:

Due:

  • Chapter 9 Online Assessment

Session 13: February 25

Topics:

  • Configuring and Testing Your Network
  • Cisco IOS
  • Configuring Cisco Devices

Readings:

  • Chapter 11

Due:

  • Chapter 10 Online Assessment

Session 14: March 2

Topics:

  • Lab Time

Readings:

Due:

  • Chapter 11 Online Assessment


Session 15: April 25

Topics:

  • Skills Assessment

Readings:

Due:

  • Online Final Exam (Open 2:00pm-9:00pm)
  • Lab Reports (All Labs/Homework Due!)
  • CNT Service Project(s)

The instructor reserves the right to modify and adjust the schedule and assignments as needed during the course of this class. The most up to date version will always be available on the course website or from the instructor.