Learners view animations showing how hubs and switches work in local area network configurations.
Variables in Computer Programming (C#)
In this learning activity you'll define what a variable is, how they're used in the C# programming language, and how the computer works with variables under the hood.
IP Addressing and Subnetting
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll review how a local area network computer uses a subnet mask to determine if its message is intended for a computer on the same network or on a remote network.
Nanosolutions to the Water Problem
By Barbara Liang
Learners read about how universities, government agencies, energy companies, and nanotech firms are working together to use nanotechnology to help produce clean water for consumption.
Clients and Servers
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.
In this learning activity, you'll examine the different ways in which computers and other equipment are physically connected in local area networks and the advantages and disadvantages of each topology.
How Switches Increase Speed
In this learning activity you'll observe how switches are used in local area networks to increase data transmission speeds.
In this learning activity you'll examine how routers transfer data between local area networks and the Internet.
Peer-to-Peer Operating Systems
In this learning activity you'll examine how computers operate in a peer-to-peer network operating system.
Access Point Devices
You'll familiarize yourself with various access point devices.
Commonly Used Linux Acronyms
You'll test your familiarity with some commonplace Linux acronyms.
Test your knowledge of the most common network protocol acronyms.
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