EDTECH 552: Introduction to Network Administration

INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK ADMINISTRATION

WELCOME TO EDTECH 552 (Spring 2013: A+)

Instructor: Dr. Andy Hung

EDTECH 552 (INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK ADMINISTRATION) is ideal for learners who have not obtained a CCENT or CCNA certificate. The curriculum is to engage beginning students in the field of networking; to master certain basic concepts essential for success and to perform entry-level tasks in the planning, design, installation, operation and troubleshooting of Ethernet and TCP/IP networks.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus.552.spring2013

Course Schedule: CourseSchedule.552.Spring2013

Course text:
Title: CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide
Authors: Wendell Odom
Publisher: Cisco Press; 3rd edition
Year: 2011
ISBN-10: 1587204258

Project List:

Week 1: Introduction to the Course (1/21-/1/30/2013)
• Overview: 

• Introductions in Moodle:  EDTECH552INTRO

• Read: Syllabus.552.spring2013, EDTECH552WEEK1, and CourseSchedule.552.Spring2013:

Week 2: Introduction to Networking (1/28-2/6/2013)
• Assignment 1 Exercises: EDTECH 552 Assignment 1
• Assignment 1 Lab Tasks: lab1   lab1_ans
• Read: CCENT Ch1 & Ch3

• Read Chapter Notes: EDTECH 552 Chapter 1 & 3 notes

Week 3: OSI Model & WANs (2/4-2/13/2013)
• Assignment 2 Exercises:EDETCH552week3
• Assignment 2 Lab Tasks: lab2  lab2_ans
• Read: CCENT Ch2 & Ch4

Weeks 4&5: IP Addressing and Routing (2/11-2/27/2013)
• Assignment 3 Exercises
• Assignment 3 Lab Tasks
• Read: CCENT Ch5 & Ch12

Weeks 6&7: Network Security & Switching Concepts (2/27-3/13/2013)
• Assignment 4 Exercises
• Assignment 4 Lab Tasks
• Read: CCENT Ch6 & Ch7

Week 8: Wireless LANs (3/10-3/20/2013)
• Assignment 5 Exercises
• Assignment 5 Lab Tasks
• Read: CCENT Ch11

Weeks 9&11: Special Topic: Apache Server (3/18-4/10/2013)
• Apache Server with PHP & MySQL
• Application Installation
• Read: Handouts

Weeks 12&13: Switch Operation and Configuration (4/8-4/24/2013)
• Assignment 6 Exercises
• Assignment 6 Lab Tasks
• Read: CCENT Ch8 & Ch9

Weeks 14&15: Router Operation & Configuration (4/22-5/8/2013)
• Assignment 7 Exercises
• Assignment 7 Lab Tasks
• Read: CCENT Ch19 & Ch20

Week 16: Final Exam (5/6-5/12/2013)

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