By Dennis Fontaine, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore bandwidth.
By Terry Bartelt
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.
Firewalls: Packet Filters
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll create a packet filter.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
In this learning activity you'll examine the software operation Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), which automatically performs TCP/IP configurations.
Understanding Cloud Service Types
By Jeff Sonnleitner
You'll explore the three main services of cloud computing: Software as a service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service.
An Introduction to Motor Proteins and Nanotechnology
By Barbara Liang
In this animated object, learners consider how nanoscientists are mimicking intracellular movements when building nanobots.
Firewall: Gateway Servers
In this animated object, learners examine how a gateway server operates.
The IP Address Format
In this learning activity you'll examine the format of an IP address and interpret the octet by converting between decimal and binary numbers.
Visual Studio: Connecting to Team Foundation Service
By Brian Foote
In this learning activity, you’ll practice connecting to the Team Foundation Service (TFS) and your local code repository to get existing code.
CRC – Cyclic Redundancy Check
By Dawn Rohm
In this learning activity, you’ll be introduced to what the CRC is, the technology behind it, and how it’s performed.
Firewall: Network Address Translation/Port Address Translation
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a large computer network is configured.
Nanosolutions to the Water Problem
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.
IP Addressing and Subnetting
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.
Visual Studio: Creating a New VSTS Repository
In this learning activity, you'll practice creating a new repository in Visual Studio Online, a cloud-based version control system.
The Ethernet Frame
Learners view the seven segments of an Ethernet frame and the types of information each represents.
Learners read how nanotechnology is creating new jobs in emerging industries while making others obsolete. This colorful and animated activity also looks at the types of products being created through the use of technology and how educational institutions have responded.
How Switches Increase Speed
In this learning activity you'll observe how switches are used in local area networks to increase data transmission speeds.
Learners observe animations showing how data is converted between serial and parallel flow.
Learners consider the most common types of electromagnetic waves and the kinds of hardware used in a wireless network. A short quiz completes the activity.
An Overview of IT Project Management
By Kimberly Reed
In this learning activity, you’ll be introduced to the many responsibilities of being an IT project manager.
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity, you'll explore what malware is, what the different types of malware are, and how you can protect your computer from these threats.
Comparing Analog and Digital Signals
Learners compare animations of analog and digital data signals. A short quiz completes the activity.
In this learning activity, we’ll explore what RESTful services are, how they interact with clients and servers, and finally, understand how it works within an HTTP framework.
Data Manipulation Language
Explore what DML is including its main commands INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and SELECT.