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.
Analog and Digital Converters
In this learning activity you'll examine how electronic converters convert between analog voltages and proportional digital signals.
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.
DDoS - Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
By Joseph Wetzel
Explore what DDoS attacks are, the methods used to carry them out, and how to prevent them.
In this learning activity you'll examine how routers transfer data between local area networks and the Internet.
By Dennis Fontaine, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore bandwidth.
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 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.
How to Evaluate a Problem Statement using MEA and IPO Techniques
By Matthew Green
In this learning activity you'll discover how to evaluate a problem statement using both the MEA and the IP Techniques.
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.
Bandwidth Capacity Techniques
In this learning activity you'll follow the process of converting digital data into a series of analog signals.
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.
In this learning activity you'll examine the RG ratings, networking applications, and types of connections for various coaxial cables.
Network Internet Protocol (IPv6)
By Brett Sheleski, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore the IPv4 IP address scheme and the planned conversion to IPv6.
Learners observe animations showing how data is converted between serial and parallel flow.
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.
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 explore the physical construction and operation of single-mode and multi-mode fiber-optic cables used in networking.
Twisted Pair Cable Noise Immunity
In this learning activity you'll explore how to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and crosstalk between adjacent wires.
Unshielded Twisted Pair Cables
In this learning activity you'll identify various types of unshielded twisted pair cables and their networking connectors.
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.
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.
FTP - What You Need to Know
In this learning activity you'll explore why the FTP protocol is often used to transfer data across the network and more importantly, why it should not be.
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.
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.