Introduction to Networking (Quick Course)

Quick course about computer networks
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (1,131 ratings)
16,444 students
Introduction to Networking (Quick Course)
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (1,131 ratings)
16,444 students
At the end of my course, students will be able to understand the basics of networking. Please have in mind that this is 30 minutes short course.

Requirements

  • Basics of networking.

Description

Introduction to networking for beginners (quick course - 30 minutes )

The course includes several quizzes where you need to search for the answer. The answers are not given in the video content. This way you are going to develop you research skills. 

I'm going to talk to you about:

- Network Definition

- Resourche

- Network connections

- Network Classification

- LAN, WAN and MAN

- Network Topology

- Bus, Star and Ring topology

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Network Topologies

- Client / Server

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Client / Server

- Peer to Peer Networks

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Peer to Peer Networks

- Transmission media

- Packet Switching

- OSI, TCP, UDP and Well Known Ports

- Firewalls

- Domain Name System

- Basic Troubleshooting

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for beginners in networking.
  • Anyone who wants to improve his basic skills - it is 30 minutes training course.

Course content

1 section • 24 lectures • 30m total length
  • Introduction
    01:07
  • Network Definition
    00:19
  • Resourche
    00:17
  • Network connections
    00:15
  • Network Classification
    00:33
  • Intro Quiz 1
    3 questions
  • LAN, MAN and WAN
    00:26
  • Network Topology
    00:26
  • Quiz 2
    3 questions
  • Ring, Star, Mesh and Bus topology
    00:40
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Network Topologies
    01:08
  • Quiz 3
    3 questions
  • Clients and Servers
    01:33
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Clients and Servers
    01:06
  • Peer to Peer Networks
    00:43
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Peer to Peer Networks
    00:20
  • Quiz 4
    3 questions
  • Transmission media
    02:28
  • Quiz 5
    3 questions
  • Packet Switching
    00:43
  • OSI and TCP /IP
    01:38
  • UDP and Well Known Ports
    01:36
  • Quiz 6
    3 questions
  • Firewalls
    00:57
  • Domain Name System
    01:12
  • Domains
    01:12
  • Quiz 7
    3 questions
  • Basic Troubleshooting
    01:35
  • How to create Network Diagrams
    08:27
  • WI-FI
    01:24
  • Final quiz
    10 questions
  • Final
    00:24

Instructor

Professional Teacher of IT
Iliya Gatsev
  • 3.7 Instructor Rating
  • 1,131 Reviews
  • 16,444 Students
  • 1 Course

My name is Iliya Gatsev. I am professional teacher of Mathematics, Informatics and Information Technologies ( bachelor's degree ) . I am currently holding a master's degree in IT. Over the years I passed over 300 training courses and exams.

I have been working in IT for more than 16 years (web developing, server administration, enterprise IT support , network engineer ).Over 6 years I am working in the German IT industry.

Earned Cisco certificates and passed exams :

Cisco Certified Network Associate - Routing and Switching
Cisco Security Solutions for System Engineers
Cisco Enterprise Networks Core and WAN exam (500-452)
Cisco Digital Training Specialist