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CS 365 Computer Networking
Hill, Freeman S.


<B>Mission Statement:</B> The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.



<B>Vision Statement:</B> Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.<hr>
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<B>Course</B>CS 365 Computer Networking
<B>Semester</B>S1B2005
<B>Faculty</B>Hill, Shaw
<td valign='top'><B>Degrees/Certificates</B>MS, IE

BS, CS

BA, Mgmt
<B>Office Location</B>Fort Bliss
<B>Office Hours</B>1900-1930
<B>Daytime Phone</B>915-779-6458
<B>Other Phone</B>915-855-4988
<td valign='top'><B>E-Mail</B><a href='mailto:freeman.hill@park.edu'>freeman.hill@park.edu</a>
<B></B><a href='mailto:shaw.hill@cas-west.com'>shaw.hill@cas-west.com</a>
<B>Class Days</B>--T-R--
<B>Class Time</B>7:40 - 10:10 PM
<B>Credit Hours</B>3</table><hr>
<B>Textbook:</B>

Business Data Communications and Networking, 8th Edition by Jerry Fitzgerald and Alan Dennis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Textbooks can be purchased though the <a href='http://direct.mbsbooks.com/park.htm'>MBS bookstore</a>


<B>Additional Resources:</B>

world wide web


<B>Course Description:</B>

This course provides an overview of computer networking concepts. Course topics include (but are not limited to): protocol layer stack, circuit switching vs. packet switching, connectionless vs. connection-oriented services, routing, Ethernet, LAN topologies, transmission media. Optionally the course may provide hands-on projects. For example, students may be asked to install and configure a LAN, install and use Linux network applications, or write network programs. Pre-requisite: <a href='index.aspx?Class=CS219'>CS219</a>. 3:0:3


<B>Educational Philosophy:</B>

The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, internet, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.





<B>Learning Outcomes:</B>

The student will demonstrate knowledge of network layers, technologies, and network management.


<B>Course Assessment:</B>

Three exams, one presentation, homework assignments on each chapter, reading of the text.


<B>Grading:</B>

12 questions from the text = 1 course point each.


Oral report = 8 course points.

Exam 1 = 30

Midterm exam = 30 points.


Final exam = 20 points.


(91-100=A; 81-90=B; 71-80=C; 60-70=D; below 60 = F)


<B>Late Submission of Course Materials:</B>

Homework is due the Tuesday following the day the materiel is covered in class. Homework for an exam period must be turned in before that exam can be taken. All presentations are due prior to the final exam.


<B>Classroom Rules of Conduct:</B>

Academic Honesty: Absolutely any cheating will be grounds for dismissal from the class and an automatic grade of "F". Any perception of cheating will be grounds for an investigation.


<B>Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:</B>

Session Topic Assignment


1 Intro, Ch 1, Question 13


2 Ch 2 Question 2


3 Ch 3 Question 6


4 Ch 4 Question 1


5 Ch 5 Questions 1 & 2, Review for exam 1


6 Exam 1


7 Ch6, Question 3


8 Ch 7, Question 18


9 Ch 8 Question 1


10 Ch9, Question 13, review for Exam 2


11 Exam 2


12 Ch10, Question 7


13 Ch11, Question 5


14 Ch 12


15 Review for final


16 Final





<B>Academic Honesty:</B>

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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">


Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

Academic Honesty: Absolutely any cheating will be grounds for dismissal from the class and an automatic grade of "F". Any perception of cheating will be grounds for an investigation.


<B>Plagiarism:</B>

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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">


Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101




<B>Attendance Policy:</B>

Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system. </P><ol> <li> The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.</li><li>Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.</li><li> In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term
of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
</li>
<li>
A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has
unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
</li>
<li>
Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration
educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the
semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the
appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
</li>
<li>
Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from
excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance
from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate
agency.
</li>
</ol>


<a href='http://www.park.edu/catalog'>Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 100</p>

The instructor expects you to be in class on the dates scheduled.............


<B>Disability Guidelines:</B>

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: <a href='http://www.park.edu/disability'>http://www.park.edu/disability</a> .




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