May 12th 2016 Lesson Notes

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Class plan.png What are we going to learn today?[edit]

  1. You are going to understand what a network is click here
  2. You are going to understand the advantages and disadvantages of networks click here
  3. You are going to learn about types of networks
  4. You are going to learn about topologies click here
  5. You are going to understand the difference between wired and wireless networks
  6. You will describe the advantages and disadvantages of wireless and wired networking click here
  7. You will understand basic networking hardware click here
  8. You will understand what a server is click here
  9. You will understand protocols click here
  10. You will describe the way certain protocols work

Homework.png What is your homework and when is it due ?[edit]

  1. No homework today

Planfortoday.png What is the actual plan?[edit]

  1. We will have a presentation about networks
  2. I will describe how your projects should be structured

Target.png Is this graded?[edit]

  1. your work will count towards a formative grade in some AtL's.

Ourstandards.png Standards we are covering today[edit]

  • Identify different types of networks. Level: 2
  • Outline the importance of standards in the construction of networks. Level: 2
  • Define the terms: protocol, data packet. Level: 1
  • Explain why protocols are necessary. Level: 3
  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of wireless networks. Level: 2

Computer1.png As a computer scientist, you have[edit]

These are the characteristics every computer scientist works towards.

  • Confidence in dealing with complexity
  • Persistence in working with difficult problems
  • Tolerance for ambiguity
  • The ability to deal with open-ended problems
  • The ability to communicate and work with others to achieve a common goal or solution

Credit.png Credits[edit]