Components of a Computer Workstation: Skills Check 1
By Dar DeBruin-Hein
In this interactive exercise, learners label the components of a workstation, a Windows desktop, and an application window.
Computer File Types and Drives: Skills Check 2
In this interactive object, learners identify computer file types, disk drives, and various file commands.
How Switches Increase Speed
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll observe how switches are used in local area networks to increase data transmission speeds.
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.
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.
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.
Firewall: Gateway Servers
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this animated object, learners examine how a gateway server operates.
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.
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.
How to Send an E-mail Message
By Beth Baar
In this interactive lesson, learners read and hear instructions for sending an e-mail. Steps are given for composing an e-mail message and for sending it. Students have an opportunity to write their own messages. A quiz follows the instruction.
Firewall: Network Address Translation/Port Address Translation
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
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.
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.
Basics of the SELECT Statement
By Glen Orsburn
Learners use this Structured Query Language tutorial to gain an understanding of how a SELECT statement is built. This learning object has audio content.
Firewalls: Packet Filters
In this learning activity you'll create a packet filter.
By Dennis Fontaine, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore bandwidth.