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COURSE NUMBER: INFO133
COURSE TITLE:Cisco Network Academy I
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Online, Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This is the first of four semester courses designed to provide students with classroom and lab experience in current and emerging networking technology. As the course title states, the focus of this course is on learning the fundamentals of networking. In this course, you will learn both the practical and conceptual skills that build the foundation for understanding basic networking.

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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Be able to build simple LAN’s
  • Perform basic configurations for routers and switches
  • Implement IP addressing schemes and communicate these skills effectively with others.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Examine human versus network communication and see the parallels between them.
  2. Be introduced to the two major models used to plan and implement networks: OSI and TCP/IP.
  3. Gain an understanding of the “layered” approach to networks.
  4. Examine the OSI and TCP/IP layers in detail to understand their functions and services.
  5. Become familiar with the various network devices and network addressing schemes.
  6. Discover the types of media used to carry data across the network.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
The textbook for this course is online at netacad.com, however a hardback text can optionally be purchased on your own as another source.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student’s progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests, and a final exam.

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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