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Networking Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

By: Richard M. Roberts
ISBN: 978-1-60525-356-5
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2012
Subject: Information Technology
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Networking Fundamentals teaches the basic concepts and terminology of networking and is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. The text covers media types and standards and how data is encoded and transmitted. Students are also introduced to the terminology and basic concepts of each network operating system. The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is introduced in the first chapter, revisited throughout the textbook, and then examined in detail in Chapter 16, A Closer Look at the OSI Model. A complete chapter is dedicated to TCP/IP and another to subnetting.
  • Teaches the student how to maintain, troubleshoot, design, and install networks.
  • Includes Sample Network+ Exam Questions, Network+ Key Points, Network+ Notes, and Suggested Laboratory Activities.
  • Each chapter includes one laboratory activity taken from the Laboratory Manual.
  • Meets requirements of the CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum Program, covering all objectives of the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam.
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Text 930 978-1-60525-356-5 $112.00
Networking Fundamentals teaches the basic concepts and terminology of networking and is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. The text covers media types and standards and how data is encoded and transmitted. Students are also introduced to the terminology and basic concepts of each network operating system. The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is introduced in the first chapter, revisited throughout the textbook, and then examined in detail in Chapter 16, A Closer Look at the OSI Model. A complete chapter is dedicated to TCP/IP and another to subnetting.
  • Teaches the student how to maintain, troubleshoot, design, and install networks.
  • Includes Sample Network+ Exam Questions, Network+ Key Points, Network+ Notes, and Suggested Laboratory Activities.
  • Each chapter includes one laboratory activity taken from the Laboratory Manual.
  • Meets requirements of the CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum Program, covering all objectives of the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam.
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Study Guide 310 978-1-60525-357-2 $33.28
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-359-6 $248.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources.The Instructor's Resources in a PDF version, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer.
  • Lesson Plans. Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word — quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format
  • Lesson Slides. Provided as PowerPoint® slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter.
  • Related Web Links. Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
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Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
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Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1620 slides 978-1-60525-361-9 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 21 chapters, comprising over 1620 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 1620 slides 978-1-60525-362-6 $600.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 21 chapters, comprising over 1620 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Networking
2. Network Media-Copper Core Cable
3. Fiber-Optic Cable
4. Wireless Technology
5. Digital Encoding and Data Transmission
6. Network Operating Systems and Network Communications
7. Microsoft Network Operating Systems
8. UNIX/Linux Network Operating Systems
9. Introduction to the Server
10. TCP/IP Fundamentals
11. Subnetting
12. Multimedia Transmission
13. Web Servers and Services
14. Remote Access and Long-Distance Communications
15. Network Security
16. A Closer Look at the OSI Model
17. Maintaining the Network
18. Fundamentals of Troubleshooting the Network
19. Designing and Installing a New Network
20. Network+ Certification Exam Preparation
21. Employment in the Field of Networking Technology
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Text
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Chapter 4 (PDF, 1.62 MB)
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Chapter 9 (PDF, 1.08 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Computer Technology)
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Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Computer Technology)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Computer Technology)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 5 (PPS, 4.56 MB)
Correlations
Georgia
PDF
Networking Systems (PDF, 161 KB)
Tennessee
PDF
Networking (PDF, 206 KB)
About the Author(s)

Richard M. Roberts - has designed curriculum; taught electricity, electronics, and computer technology; and supervised technical teachers for 45 years. He is currently an adjunct instructor at South Florida Community College. His time is divided between consulting, teaching students and instructors, and writing instructional materials. He also authored the Computer Service and Repair textbook and coauthored the Electricity and Electronics textbook.