University of Baltimore
Merrick School of Business
The objective of this course is to provide students with a solid understanding of fundamentals, as well as the state-of-the-art of telecommunications in business. Telecommunication technology will be reviewed and current practices discussed. Topics include distributed data processing, communication techniques, network design, management and security, LANs and PC networking. This course is focused on the TCP/IP architecture, but the OSI model is presented and discussed. Emphasis is also given to networking using Windows, with an introduction to networking in Linux.
When you complete this course you will have the ability to:
Each class meeting will be divided in two parts: (a) fundamentals and applications: the basic concepts and techniques of telecommunications;. and (b) networking using Windows : designing, installing and managing networks and internets using Windows.
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Raymond R. Panko, Business Data Communications and Networking 9th ed, Pearson 2013. ISBN-10: 0132742934 • ISBN-13: 9780132742931
Windows and Networking
|Course materials, SAKAI, posting assignments.||Introduce yourself and select group in SAKAI|
communications model (1,2)
|Microsoft enterprise concepts||1. hands-on network information due: 09/14|
layer (5), [B]
|Creating a Virtual Machine, Linux Overview, and Windows 8 Overview.||Quiz 1: due 09/21
|09/23||Ethernet LANs and Other Ethernet technologies (5) Web||NetBIOS Resolution. Using MS Visio in Network Design (4a). Preview of using Kompozer at UB.||2. costing a simple network due: 10/08|
|Creating a Web page (not part of exams)||Finish working on assignment 2 due 10/08|
internets (1) Web
Dynamic Host Configuration
IP routing and resolution
|Quiz 2: due 10/12
3. resolving names and what's in a name? due: 10/19
|10/14||Meets in MIS LAB: TCP/IP and Windows and Networking in Linux (8)||Creating a Virtual Machine revisited.||4. TCP/IP information due: 11/02|
|10/21||TCP/IP Internetworking (9) Web||Review of Posting Documents and Images on the Web.||Finish working of assignment 4 due 11/02|
|Voice Over IP(VOIP) and the "Last Mile" (C)|| 5. subnet mask calculation due 11/09
|11/04||Wireless LANs (6,7) Web||Final project overview|| Finish working of assignment 5 due 11/09
Start working on group project
|11/11||3/4G Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing (10) BC025||Project questions and answers||Quiz 3: due 11/16.
Group work on the project
(10) and PSDN and VPN
|Project questions and answers||Group work on the project|
|11/25||Networked applications (11) Web||Group work on the project||Group work on the project|
and Network Security (3)
|Quiz 4 and Final exam review||Quiz 4: due 12/07
Finish working on project: due 12/10
|12/09||Final exam BC025||Final exam|
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