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OVER 3,200 STUDENTS HAPPILY ENROLLED...SEE WHAT THEY ARE SAYING:
"After starting a number of other courses about networking it was clear that I had a few holes in my knowledge about some of the basics that I needed to get up to speed on before moving on. This course managed to fill in those gaps in a way where I wasn't left scratching my head and off reading / watching other resources to understand what was being explained. The course is pitched perfectly for anyone looking to get into networking, covering all the basics in a logical, step by step manner. Also the length/delivery of each video I found pefect - I was able to do this entire course in just 4 days, making detailed notes as I went along." - Jay
"This is one of the best courses I ever had - well-structured, excellently thought-through and very logically built. The instructor provides clear instructions, the course is so interesting I just wanted to go on and on. I am very happy about taking this course and would like to take more courses from the same instructor." - Jolanta
"I don't have a tech-bone in my body so this was a great and easy course to follow. All the info I was looking for was found here plus some extra nuggets. Great course!" - Eliot
COMPUTER NETWORKING DEMYSTIFIED FOR NON-TECHIES
Are you a non-techie interested in learning about computer networks? Are you a business or aspiring IT professional that needs to better understand how networks work? Then you have come to the right place!
This course will teach you the fundamentals of computer networking and how computer networks work, designed for Non-Techies!
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN THIS COURSE:
Once you complete this course, you'll understand how computer networks work and how to plan and design a computer network!
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|Section 1: Course Introduction|
Course Introduction and OverviewPreview
What This Course Is & What It Isn't
Student Exercise: Introduce Yourself
|Section 2: Overview and Benefits of Computer Networks|
What Is a Computer Network?
Some Basic Computer Networking Rules
Why Build a Computer Network?Preview
How Computer Networks Impact Our Daily Lives
Benefits of Computer Networks
|Section 3: How Computer Networks Work|
Introduction to Computer Networking ProtocolsPreview
Introduction to the OSI Model
Introduction to the TCP/IP Model
Introduction to MAC Addresses
Introduction to IP Addresses
IP versus MAC Addresses
|Section 4: Network Topologies|
LANs and WANsPreview
Peer-to-Peer Network Architecture
Client-Server Network Architecture
Common Networking Components
Introduction to Physical Network TopologiesPreview
Common Physical Network Topologies
Physical Network Topology Selection Criteria
Network Design Scenarios Introduction
Class Follow-Along Exercise: Network Design Scenario #1
Class Follow-Along Exercise: Network Design Scenario #2
Class Follow-Along Exercise: Network Design Scenario #3
|Section 5: Networking Devices|
Network Interface CardsPreview
Hubs versus Switches
How a Switch Learns MAC Addresses
Wireless Access Points
Introduction to the Packet Routing Process
All-in-One SOHO Devices
|Section 6: Network Cabling|
Importance of Network CablingPreview
Types of Network Cabling
Twisted Pair Copper Network Cabling
Fiber Optic Network Cabling
Twisted Pair Copper Wiring Standards
Networking Cable Selection CriteriaPreview
Straight Through versus Cross Over Network Cables
|Section 7: The OSI Model|
OSI Model OverviewPreview
OSI Layer 7 - The Application Layer
OSI Layer 6 - The Presentation Layer
OSI Layer 5 - The Session Layer
OSI Layer 4 - The Transport Layer
OSI Layer 3 - The Network LayerPreview
OSI Layer 2 - The Data Link Layer
OSI Layer 1 - The Physical Layer
OSI Model Data Encapsulation and Decapsulation
|Section 8: Planning a Network|
Why We PlanPreview
The Overall Process
Understanding the Business
Establishing a Business Need
Defining Specific Areas of Improvement
Buy-in and ResourcesPreview
The Next Steps
|Section 9: Introduction to TCP/IP|
What is TCP/IP?Preview
|Section 10: TCP/IP Network Layer Protocols|
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4)
Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)Preview
|Section 11: TCP/IP Transport Layer Protocols|
TCP/IP Transport Layer Protocols
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
User Datagram Protocol (UDP)Preview
TCP versus UDP
|Section 12: Common TCP/IP Application Layer Protocols|
Common TCP/IP Application Layer Protocols
Remote Communication Protocols
File Transfer Application Protocols
Mail Application ProtocolsPreview
Browser Application Protocols
Voice over IP (VoIP) Protocols
|Section 13: Computer Networking Ports|
Introduction to Computer Networking Ports
|Section 14: IP Addressing|
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Outside of poker, Alton is a full-time business and IT professional, where he works in the field of cyber security. He has earned two graduate degrees, an M.B.A. and M.S. in IT Network Management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications.
Alton also has a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professional for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.
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