Clients and Servers
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll observe how computers operate in a client-server network operating system and consider the advantages and disadvantages of such a system.
Firewalls: Relationships Among Firewall Perimeters
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll examine how firewalls block viruses by discussing trusted, semi-trusted, and untrusted networks.
User Experience Design: What is User Experience Design?
By Kimberly Reed
In this learning activity you'll explore an overview of User Experience Design and recognize how User Experience Design (UXD) can make you a better designer.
Twisted Pair Cable Noise Immunity
In this learning activity you'll explore how to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and crosstalk between adjacent wires.
Authentication versus Authorization
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity you'll review the differences between identification, authentication, and authorization.
In this learning activity you'll examine how routers transfer data between local area networks and the Internet.
By Brett Sheleski
What is the .Net Framework?
In this learning activity you'll discover what the .NET Framework is, what problems it solves, and how it came to be.
In this learning activity you'll explore the physical construction and operation of single-mode and multi-mode fiber-optic cables used in networking.
Peer-to-Peer Operating Systems
In this learning activity you'll examine how computers operate in a peer-to-peer network operating system.
Working with Zip Files
In this learning activity you'll learn what Zip files are, their origins, and how to work with them in Windows.
Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks
By Steve Ebben
Fibre Channel storage area networks can play a pivotal role in the performance of cloud computing. This learning activity
will explain the benefits, components, and some basic configurations of fibre channel networks.
In this animated activity, learners examine how an electronic converter changes digital signals to analog signals. Sections of a synthesizer are identified, and the operation of a D/A converter is demonstrated.
SSH - Secure Shell
In this activity you will learn the benefits of SSH, Secure shell, versus plain FTP.
SEO - Promoting your Website
This learning object explains new, free, and traditional ways to market your website.
Intrusion Detection Systems
Explore Intrusion Detection Systems, what they are, how they're configured, and the types of protection the provide.
An Overview of the Raspberry Pi
In this learning activity you'll discover what the Raspberry Pi is, how it's used, and some projects you can do at home.
Switches and Hubs
Learners view animations showing how hubs and switches work in local area network configurations.
Programming in C++ Using Constants
By Ryan Appel
In this learning activity you'll discover the const keyword and it’s uses in C++.
Parameters and Arguments
In this learning activity, you’ll discover the difference between a parameter and an argument.
User Experience Design: Fitts Law
In this activity, you'll learn how Fitt's Law applies to user experience design.
Setting Up Your Virtual Private Network (VPN)
The learner will understand how to set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) using a home computer network.
Firewall: Stateful Packet Inspection
In this learning activity you'll examine a stateful packet inspection firewall that keeps track of legitimate Internet service requests, also known as dynamic packet filtering.
User Experience Design: What is Usability?
In this learning activity you'll explain how how Usability fits into User Experience Design.