Unshielded Twisted Pair Cables
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll identify various types of unshielded twisted pair cables and their networking connectors.
In this learning activity you'll examine the RG ratings, networking applications, and types of connections for various coaxial cables.
High Speed Ethernet
Learners identify the advantages and disadvantages of four versions of high speed Ethernet. A short quiz completes the activity.
IT Project Management: Agile Scrum
By Kimberly Reed
In this learning activity, you’ll be introduced to how the Agile software development methodology uses the scrum framework.
Understanding Common DDL Statements
In this learning activity, you’ll explore the Data Definition Language (DDL) including its three main commands: CREATE, ALTER, and DROP.
By Dar DeBruin-Hein
In this interactive learning object, the student matches the names of software with their definitions and categorizes computer terms according to the appropriate software.
IT Project Management: Combined Methodologies
Explore how to combine Waterfall and Agile methodologies for your next software development project.
In this learning activity you'll explore the process that servers follow to take a name entered on a computer browser and convert it to an IP address.
Async and Await
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity, we’ll explore how async and await is used in mobile programming to allow multiple tasks to happen at once.
Comparing Analog and Digital Signals
Learners compare animations of analog and digital data signals. A short quiz completes the activity.
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.
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.
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 consider the most common types of electromagnetic waves and the kinds of hardware used in a wireless network. A short quiz completes the activity.
Understanding HTML Pathing
By Jay Stulo
In this animated activity, learners study the difference between relative and absolute paths and how each can be used to create links to html resources. A short quiz completes the activity.This learning object has audio content.
Nanotechnology: In the Beginning
By Weldon Faull
Learners listen to a lecture given during the early days of nanotechnology titled, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” Dr. Richard Feynman made the presentation to the American Physical Society on December 29, 1959. Animation makes this lecture fun to absorb.
The Ethernet Frame
Learners view the seven segments of an Ethernet frame and the types of information each represents.
Learners observe animations showing how data is converted between serial and parallel flow.
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.
Visual Studio: Creating a New VSTS Repository
By Brian Foote
In this learning activity, you'll practice creating a new repository in Visual Studio Online, a cloud-based version control system.
By Barbara Liang
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.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a large computer network is configured.
An Overview of IT Project Management
In this learning activity, you’ll be introduced to the many responsibilities of being an IT project manager.
Firewall: Network Address Translation/Port Address Translation
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
How the Ethernet Works
In this learning activity you'll explore how computers connected on a network use Ethernet technology.