Switches and Hubs
By Terry Bartelt
Learners view animations showing how hubs and switches work in local area network configurations.
An Algorithm for Converting a Decimal Number to a Binary Number
By Kevin Ritzman
In this learning activity you'll examine a systematic method for converting a decimal number (base 10) into a binary number (base 2).
FTP - What You Need to Know
By Joseph Wetzel
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.
In this learning activity you'll explore the physical construction and operation of single-mode and multi-mode fiber-optic cables used in networking.
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.
By Brett Sheleski
By Joseph Wetzel, Jeff Sonnleitner
In this interactive activity, learners insert the router terms that each acronym stands for. Each of the acronyms is formed from the key letters in a term that relates to routers.
Peer-to-Peer Operating Systems
In this learning activity you'll examine how computers operate in a peer-to-peer network operating system.
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.
Twisted Pair Cable Noise Immunity
In this learning activity you'll explore how to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and crosstalk between adjacent wires.