CS 365 Computer Networking
F1T 2007 DLA
Cianciotta, Michael A.
MA Computer Resources and Information ManagementMBAMCSE, MCSA, MCP, CIW, Network+, i-Net+, A+, CLS, CIA
0700 - 1430
08/20/2007 - 10/14/2007
CS208 and CS219
(1) Computer Networking, 4th edition, by James Kurose and Keith Ross. ISBN-0-321-49770-8.
(2) Ability to run Java Applet: In each weekly homework assignment, you are required to execute a number of Java Applets associated with the textbook. If your machine does not automatically enable Java Applet, you will need to download and install J2RE (Java 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition) from http://java.sun.com.
To access the Applet exercises, go to the following web site: http://www.aw-bc.com/kurose-ross/
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
For this course, the assessment is based on a final exam. There will be 4 questions in each of the 8 categories, i.e. Synthesis, Analysis,… etc. Thus, there will be 32 questions total in the final exam. Furthermore, all 4 questions for each category should cover all 4 learning outcomes.
You will be able to track your average exactly throughout the course. The grading scale is as follows: A = 90%-100%; B = 80%-89%; C = 70%-79%; D = 60%-69%; F = 0-59%. You will know in advance the standards for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you to succeed in this class. Each student is responsible for:
Students will be expected to read the assigned chapters in the textbook and the lectures. The Online Discussions, Homework Assignments, Quizzes and Final Proctored Examination assume you have read the assigned readings.
Class Participation (Online Discussions):
Students should visit the conference area at least three times each week or a minimum three hours per week.
Homework and Java Applet Simulation Assignments & Quizzes
All assignments and quizzes should be completed on or before Sunday 11:59 pm Central time. Homework must be done independently. Students will place completed assignments in the dropbox. Do not post answers to quizzes or assignments in the discussion threads.
Submission of Late Work:
All assignments and quizzes are due 11:59 pm Central Time on Sunday of the academic week. There will be 20% penalty for each day that an assignment is late. Students are not allowed to take a quiz that is scheduled beyond its due date.
Final Examination - An examination will be taken in person during the 8th (or 16th) week of instruction at one of the Park University sites around the country or at an alternative location approved by the University where Park University sites are not available. It will be the responsibility of the student to arrange for a proctor, by the 6th week, who will be accepted and approved by the instructor. Guidelines for selecting an acceptable proctor can be found at the Park University website. For proctored examinations, photo identification is required at the time of the test. A proctor request form will be made available to you during the first week of class so that you can send your requested proctor to me for approval. Failure to take a final proctored exam (or submit your final project for some online graduate courses) will result in an automatic "F" grade. Some graduate courses may not require a proctored final examination.
Course Grading Scale:
This subsection should list the grading scale and weighting for all of the graded work during a course. The grading scale must use the following scale below, and point totals for each letter grade must be included (see example below). Example -
A = 90-100% (or 638 points or higher)
B = 80-89% (or 567 to 637 points)
C = 70-79% (or 496 to 566 points)
D = 60-69% (or 425 to 495 points)
F = < 60% (424 or fewer points)
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1: Introduction to Computer Networks and the Internet
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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A class week is defined as the period of time between Monday and Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. The first week begins the first day of the semester and ends midnight the following Sunday.
This course is offered on-line, over the Internet, using the eCollege course delivery system. Students are expected to devote a minimum of three hours per class week logged on to the eCollege discussion area the same amount of time you'd spend in the physical classroom. See "Ground Rules for On-line Participation" in Online Course Policies for additional information.
Each week, there is a weekly quiz. The scope of the week quiz covers the assigned reading textbook material for the week. Most questions in a quiz are from the review questions at the back of the assigned chapter. It is to your benefit to go through all review questions of the assigned sections first before taking the quiz. Each quiz has 10 questions. You have 30 minutes to finish each quiz. You can take each quiz exactly one time. You must complete each quiz by Sunday 11:59pm Central time. Each correct answer in a quiz is worth 3 points.
Homework Format and Submission
Assignments scheduled for completion during a class week should be completed by Sunday of the week assigned. Homework must be done independently. Type your answer using a word processor. Do not post your homework answers in the virtual classroom. Post all parts of the assignment in a weekly dropbox, by clicking on the Dropbox tab at the top of the course frame and choosing an appropriate week: Activities. If needed, click on the Help button above for more information on Course Tools/Using the Dropbox.
It is very important that you verify your assignment is indeed in the dropbox, after you post your assignment in a dropbox. There are many instances in the past in which students thought their assignments were in the dropbox, but the assignments actually were not successfully transmitted.
Online Course Policies
Students are responsible for clicking on the link below and thoroughly reading each Online course policy. If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact your instructor for clarification.
Online Course Policies
Last Updated:7/27/2007 3:05:43 PM