Clients and Servers
By Terry Bartelt
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.
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).
An Algorithm for Converting a Binary Number to a Decimal Number
In this learning activity you'll examine two methods for converting a binary number to a decimal number.
Normalization – 1st Normal Form
In this learning activity you'll explore and practice the first step in normalizing a database.
Firewalls: Relationships Among Firewall Perimeters
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll examine how firewalls block viruses by discussing trusted, semi-trusted, and untrusted networks.
User Experience Design: What is User Experience Design?
By Kimberly Reed
In this learning activity you'll explore an overview of User Experience Design and recognize how User Experience Design (UXD) can make you a better designer.
Authentication versus Authorization
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity you'll review the differences between identification, authentication, and authorization.
Twisted Pair Cable Noise Immunity
In this learning activity you'll explore how to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and crosstalk between adjacent wires.
Window 10 and Desktop Elements
By Dawn Matott
In this interactive object, learners identify the elements of the Windows platform in a drag-and-drop exercise.
By Brett Sheleski
In this learning activity you'll examine how routers transfer data between local area networks and the Internet.
By Dawn Rohm
In this learning activity, you’ll explore how routers use routing tables to move data packets from their origin to their destination.
What is the .Net Framework?
In this learning activity you'll discover what the .NET Framework is, what problems it solves, and how it came to 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.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
In this learning activity you'll explore how VPN is used to create a secure connection between two networks.
Working with Zip Files
In this learning activity you'll learn what Zip files are, their origins, and how to work with them in Windows.
Intrusion Detection Systems
Explore Intrusion Detection Systems, what they are, how they're configured, and the types of protection the provide.
Peer-to-Peer Operating Systems
In this learning activity you'll examine how computers operate in a peer-to-peer network operating system.
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.
Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks
By Steve Ebben
Fibre Channel storage area networks can play a pivotal role in the performance of cloud computing. This learning activity
will explain the benefits, components, and some basic configurations of fibre channel networks.
Visual Logic Basic Programming: Using Flow Charts
By Jason Vosters
In this learning activity you'll understand what flow charts are and how they're used to create computer programs.
Hexadecimal Numbering System
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll review the hexadecimal numbering system.
SEO - Promoting your Website
This learning object explains new, free, and traditional ways to market your website.
IT Stress Management - Time Management
In this learning activity you'll explore what time management is, some general techniques for improving your time management skills, and the Pomodoro Method.