Networks and Switching

TNE10006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered both on-line and on-campus in Semester 2 2020. Please check your timetable for on campus locations.

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20


Prerequisites

Nil
 
 
Anti-Requisite 

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to introduce you to the field of data networking and to provide you with the necessary skills to design and successfully deploy a small network.
 

Unit Learning Outcomes

Competencies

ULO1: Use the OSI Model to discuss network design and infrastructure (K3, S3)

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K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.

S3 Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in designing solutions to complex engineering problems.

ULO2: Design an addressing scheme to subnet a network to given specifications (K2, K3, S3)

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K2 Maths and IT as Tools: Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools in complex engineering activities.

K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.

S3 Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in designing solutions to complex engineering problems.

ULO3: Describe the processes of LAN switching and how VLANs are used in a switched network (K3)

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K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.

ULO4: Use best practice to design secure corporate networks and deploy security to practical networking environments (K3, S1, S3)

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K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.

ULO5: Describe how the Spanning Tree Protocol eliminates loops in multi-switched LANs (K3)

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K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.

ULO6: Construct a simple network of PCs, switches and a router, and troubleshoot problems in those networks (K3, S1, S2, S3)

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K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.

S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications and complex engineering problems.

S2 Problem Solving: Systematically uses current or emerging knowledge and research methods to undertake independent research in solving complex engineering problems and as preparation for research higher degrees.

S3 Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in designing solutions to complex engineering problems.

ULO7: Generate documentation for laboratory work and assignments (A2)

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A2 Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences including in complex engineering activities.