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00: Course Introduction 7
01: Communications Fundamentals 39
02: Data Encoding and Error Control 27
03: Protocol Overview 20
04: The Physical Layer 19
05: Data Link Functions 26
06: Serial Operation 22
07: Networks Part 1 29
08: Networks Part 2 11
09: Serial Networks Part 1 32
10: Serial Networks Part 2 9
11: Local Area Networks Part 1 8
12: Local Area Networks Part 2 20
13: The Evolution of LANs 25
14: LAN Switching Part 1 19
15: LAN Switching Part 2 13
16: Wireless LANs: Wi-Fi Part 1 29
17: Wireless LANs: Wi-Fi Part 2 17
18: Packed Switched WANs Part 1 27
19: Packet Switched WANs Part 2 16
20: Circuit Switched WANs Part 1 31
21: Circuit Switched WANs Part 2 26
22: Course Summary 6
Course Survey
Total: 7 hours 58 minutes

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Description

By taking this Datacommunications Essentials online training course, you will learn the fundamentals of data communication and the key strategies developed to move information reliably and confidentially through the practical world. Training presentations are anchored in actual implementations of data-com protocols such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, frame relay and the Internet and devices including switches and routers.

Prerequisites

None.

Objectives

As a result of taking this datacommunications online training, you will be able to:

• Possess a working knowledge of data communication concepts and terminology.
• Understand the role and markets for circuit- and packet-switched networks.
• Recognize common features and implementations of datacom protocols.
• Be aware of the role of segments, packets, frames, bytes and bits in datacom.
• Comprehend the mechanisms and significance of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
• Be able to keep up with the rapidly evolving advances in data communications.
• Recognize the functions of routers and the challenge of building internetworks.
• Distinguish between LAN and WAN solutions like Ethernet and Frame Relay.

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Prerequisites

None.

Datacommunications Essentials Outline

Module 00: Datacommunications Essentials Online Training - Course Introduction

Module 01: Communications Fundamentals
• Information format
• Datacom systems
• Applications and Qos issues

Module 02: Data Encoding and Error Control
• Encoding and timing
• Error Control

Module 03: Protocol Overview
• Protocol Implementations
• Physical layer characteristics

Module 04: The Physical Layer
• Data formats and encodings
• Timing issues
• Asynchronous and synchronous transmissions
• Transmission media

Module 05: Data Link Functions
• Data link overview
• Parallel ports
• Serial ports

Module 06: Serial Operation
• Serial Ports
• USB
• HDLC

Module 07: Networks Part 1
• Network form and function
• Network types
• Package switching
• Network Protocols OSI
• Protocol Operation
• Introduction to TCP-IP

Module 08: Networks Part 2
• Network form and function
• Network types
• Package switching
• Network Protocols OSI
• Protocol Operation
• Introduction to TCP-IP

Module 09: Serial Networks Part 1
• Hosts and Routers
• Wired and Wireless Phys
• IP addressing
• Routing mechanisms
• TCP and UDP
• Routers and Routing

Module 10: Serial Networks Part 2
• Hosts and Routers
• Wired and Wireless Phys
• IP addressing
• Routing mechanisms
• TCP and UDP
• Routers and Routing

Module 11: Local Area Networks Part 1
• IEEE 802 overview
• LAN addressing
• LAN frames

Module 12: Local Area Networks Part 2
• IEEE 802.3
• LAN topologies
• Shared vs. switched Ethernet
• IEEE 802.11
• Wireless LAN basic elements

Module 13: The Evolution of LANs
• Switching, Bridging, Routing
• Ethernet Deployment

Module 14: LAN Switching Part 1
• Motivation for switched LANs
• Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching
• Switched Ethernet
• Redundancy issues

Module 15: LAN Switching Part 2
• Motivation for VLANs
• VLAN deployments

Module 16: Wireless LANs: Wi-Fi Part 1
• Architecture, Challenges and Benefits of WLANs
• Spread Spectrum methods
• Wi-Fi operation; framing issues
• Power saving techniques

Module 17: Wireless LANs: Wi-Fi Part 2
• MAC functions; CSMA/CA
• CTS/RTS; Hidden nodes

Module 18: Packed Switched WANs Part 1
• X.25
• Frame Relay
• ATM

Module 19: Packet Switched WANs Part 2
• ATM details
• QoS support
• SVCs, PVCs
• ATM layers

Module 20: Circuit Switched WANs Part 1
• Telecom Overview
• Modems
• ISDN

Module 21: Circuit Switched WANs Part 2
• Always-on technologies
• DSL
• Private circuits
• SONET/SDH

Module 22: Datacommunications Essentials Online Training - Course Summary

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