CS 365 Computer Networking
S2A 2012 BE
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. Computer Science, Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)Honors B.S. Computer Science, University of South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa)M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering, Potchefstroom University (Potchefstroom, South Africa)
Austin Campus - Room 109
Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, and at other times by appointment.
(512) 385-7275 ext 5709
Monday, March 19, 2012 through Sunday, May 13, 2012
5:10 - 7:50 PM
CS208 and CS151 or Instructor consent
Textbook: 1) No books are required. The course curriculum is provided online via http://cisco.netacad.net
2) Optional Hardcopy Textbook: Network Fundamentals, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide. Cisco Press. Mark Dye, Rick McDonald, Antoon Rufi. ISBN #9781587132087
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: 1) Access Cisco Networking Academy website: http://cisco.netacad.net, read the online course material, and take online exams.
2) Download, install, and execute Cisco Packet Tracer software in your local computer. You should always download the latest version in http://cisco.netacad.net website. Note that it is required that you have access to a computer locally so that you can download, install, and execute Cisco Packet Tracer software.
3) Download and install the latest version of Java (version 1.6 or higher) for the purpose of performing the Final Skills Based Assessment in Cisco Packet Tracer. The latest version of Java can be downloaded from www.java.com.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Chapter exams; Packet Tracer projects; Packet Tracer Final Skills based Assessments; Final Exams
Grading: The following table shows the course score distribution.
Percentage per item
Chapter Exam (Netacad site)
1 per chapter from Chapters 2 to 11
Weekly Lab – Packet Tracer (Netacad site)
1 or 2 per Week for a total of 10
Park University Final Exam – Non-Proctored (Netacad site)
1 on Week 8
Packet Tracer Final Skills Based Assessment – Proctored (Netacad site)
Park University Final Exam - Proctored
A = 100 –90
B = 89 –80
C = 79 –70
D = 69 –60
F = below 60
Late Submission of Course Materials: Chapter exams and weekly labs should be completed in the netacad website during the week when they are assigned . Late weekly labs may be accepted, if
(1) such arrangement is previously established with the instructor (it is the responsibility of the student to make these arrangements in time) and
(2) evidence of progress is demonstrated on the due date.
Late assignments may carry penalties at the instructor discretion. There will be no “make-up” chapter exams.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: LAST DAY TO DROP: Monday, March 26, 2012
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW: Sunday, April 22, 2012
INCOMPLETE GRADE: As a rule, incomplete grades will not be given. Exceptions to the rule do exist, however, like a prolonged hospitalization and/or traumatic death in the family. In these cases, the student may be allowed to petition for an incomplete. The instructor retains the right to veto any such petition, or grant an incomplete in other unforeseen circumstances.
WITHDRAW: The enrollment status of the student in this course is solely the responsibility of the student. If a student wishes to withdraw from this course, s/he must file the appropriate paperwork with the registrar before the appropriate deadlines. Every student is considered enrolled unless s/he is officially withdrawn.
1. Students should disconnect or set to silent any cellular phones or beeping devices during class sessions.
2. Students should refrain from disruptive behavior during class sessions.
3. Students must check their accounts on cisco.netacad.net, www.parkonline.org and their Park email regularly. Class announcements and class materials will be distributed using one or all services.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Class schedule and activities may change at the instructor's discretion to pace students' learning.
Required ONLINE Reading before Session
Packet Tracer Projects Due Date
Online Quizzes Due Date
Monday March 19, 2012
Living in a network-centric world.
Communicating over the network.
Chapters 0, 1, 2
Wednesday March 21, 2012
Monday March 26, 2012
Wednesday March 28, 2012
Chapter 1: 1.7.1
Chapter 2: 2.7.1
ENetwork Chapter 2
Monday Apr. 2, 2012
Wednesday Apr. 4, 2012
Chapter 3: 3.5.1
Chapter 4: 4.6.1
ENetwork Chapter 3
Monday Apr. 9, 2012
Wednesday Apr. 11, 2012
Chapter 5: 5.6.1
ENetwork Chapter 4
Monday Apr. 16, 2012
Wednesday Apr. 18, 2012
Chapter 6: 6.5.8
Chapter 6: 6.8.1
ENetwork Chapter 5
Monday Apr. 23, 2012
Wednesday Apr. 25, 2012
Chapter 7: 7.5.1
Chapter 8: 8.5.1
ENetwork Chapter 6 &
ENetwork Chapter 7
Monday Apr. 30, 2012
Planning and Cabling Networks
Wednesday May 2, 2012
Configuring and Testing Networks.
Chapter 9: 9.9.1
Chapter 10: 10.7.1
ENetwork Chapter 8 &
ENetwork Chapter 9
Monday May 7, 2012
Configuring and Testing Networks.
PT Practical exam
Wednesday May 9, 2012
Comprehensive: All Chapters.
Chapter 11: 11.5.1
Chapter 11: 11.6.1
Friday May 11, 2012
ENetwork Chapter 10 &
ENetwork Chapter 11
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Last Updated:2/8/2012 3:06:52 PM