Clients and Servers
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll observe how computers operate in a client-server network operating system and consider the advantages and disadvantages of such a system.
Data Flow on the Internet
By Mark Puig
In this learning activity you'll examine how a data file is broken into packets and transmitted over the Internet.
In this learning activity you'll examine how routers transfer data between local area networks and the Internet.
Peer-to-Peer Operating Systems
In this learning activity you'll examine how computers operate in a peer-to-peer network operating system.
Twisted Pair Cable Noise Immunity
In this learning activity you'll explore how to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and crosstalk between adjacent wires.
By Brett Sheleski
What is the .Net Framework?
In this learning activity you'll discover what the .NET Framework is, what problems it solves, and how it came to be.
In this learning activity you'll explore the physical construction and operation of single-mode and multi-mode fiber-optic cables used in networking.
Window 10 and Desktop Elements
By Dawn Matott
In this interactive object, learners identify the elements of the Windows platform in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Switches and Hubs
Learners view animations showing how hubs and switches work in local area network configurations.
By Dawn Rohm
In this learning activity, you’ll explore how routers use routing tables to move data packets from their origin to their destination.
Network Internet Protocol (IPv6)
By Brett Sheleski, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore the IPv4 IP address scheme and the planned conversion to IPv6.
FTP - What You Need to Know
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity you'll explore why the FTP protocol is often used to transfer data across the network and more importantly, why it should not be.
An Algorithm for Converting a Decimal Number to a Binary Number
By Kevin Ritzman
In this learning activity you'll examine a systematic method for converting a decimal number (base 10) into a binary number (base 2).
Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks
By Steve Ebben
Fibre Channel storage area networks can play a pivotal role in the performance of cloud computing. This learning activity
will explain the benefits, components, and some basic configurations of fibre channel networks.
By Kimberly Reed
In this activity, you will explore what web analytics are and how to use them for site optimization.
Object or Class?
By Jay Stulo
In this learning activity, you'll watch an animated explanation of the terms class and object as used by computer programmers, and then contrast the differences.
Firewalls: Relationships Among Firewall Perimeters
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll examine how firewalls block viruses by discussing trusted, semi-trusted, and untrusted networks.
User Experience Design: Fitts Law
In this activity, you'll learn how Fitt's Law applies to user experience design.
User Experience Design: What is Usability?
In this learning activity you'll explain how how Usability fits into User Experience Design.
IT Project Management: Methodologies
You'll explore two unique project management methodologies for developing software.
An Algorithm for Converting a Binary Number to a Decimal Number
In this learning activity you'll examine two methods for converting a binary number to a decimal number.
Cross-Site Scripting Defined
In this activity we will learn how vulnerable websites are open to cross site-scripting attacks (XSS).
Denial of Service Attacks
In this learning activity you'll explore what a denial of service attack is and learn how a single hacker can take down an entire system.