Discover the basics of network design, including how to identify network requirements and determine the proper network architecture, in this CTE elective. Students in grades 9-12 learn the requirements of network models, local area networks, Internet Protocol, and the basics of routing data on a network.
Explore network terminology, fundamentals, the differences between network classifications, and the high-level design principles of network architecture with Switched-On Schoolhouse Network System Design. Available on CD-ROM, this CTE course teaches students in grades 9-12 how computer networks operate, how to manage and maintain them, and how to design, configure, and troubleshoot networks of all sizes through dynamic lessons and interactive multimedia elements.
This course also introduces homeschoolers to wide area networks and network security issues, network management, including monitoring and troubleshooting, and network operating systems and their role in connecting computers and facilitating communications.
New for Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014:
Save projects to your computer and upload to the SOS database when finished
See a list of reusable custom assignments while creating new custom assignments
Create recurring events or activities once using the school or student calendar
Allow students to enter their own activities into the Activities Log
Simplified assignment of alternate or supplemental assignments
Ability to export Lesson Plan Report to PDF, .doc, .rtf, .xls, .xlsx, or .csv
New SOS Student Reports: Daily Work Report and a Past Due Report covering selected date ranges
New teacher reports that display the percentage complete for each course and units assigned and a Daily Homework Report showing assignments due that day
Updated user interface, audible notifications for new messages, and more!