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Assignment List for CIS 173 – Introduction to TCP/IP

Winter 2013

 

Getting Started Module (Orientation) -

 

Reading Assignment:

Course Syllabus and Assignments List (Getting Started folder on the ANGEL Learning website under the “Lessons” tab – http://angel.olympic.edu)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: January 12, 2013
Points Possible: 20 (Extra Credit) Project Duration: 10 – 15 minutes

Deliverable Length: 1 - 2 paragraphs

Please provide some information on your background, education, work experience and personal interests that you would like to share with the rest of the class. Where are you from?  What do you do for a living?  What do you hope to get out of this course? … Please indicate how many courses you have taken to-date through Olympic College and WAOL and if you are taking any additional courses this term.  If you have any IT experience, do not hesitate to reveal it.  Please share your expectations for this hybrid course and the Olympic College program in which you are currently enrolled.

Assignment Type: Introductory Quiz Due Date: March 31, 2012

Points Possible: 10 (Extra Credit) Project Duration: 15 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Complete the Angel Pre-Survey found within the Getting Started Assignments sub-folder under the Getting Started folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete this survey before the assignment due date (found above).

 

Module 1 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 1 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: January 12, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 5 paragraphs

Compare and contrast the OSI model with the TCP/IP model.  Which one do you think is more useful in working with and describing networks?  Why?

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: January 12, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 6 pages

 

Complete all six Hands-on projects (Project 1-1 through Project 1-6) from Chapter 1 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project, showing successful completion of each significant step.  Include the screenshots in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

The following list of resources will be needed in some of your future labs and should be noted for use where applicable.

 

External anonymous FTP site:

 

ftp://ftp.alaska.edu (137.229.10.34)

 

ftp.alaska.edu (137.229.10.34)

 

External Web site:

 

http://www.alaska.edu (137.229.13.204 and/or 137.229.13.205)

Ping-able external site:

 

www.alaska.edu (137.229.13.204)

 

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: January 12, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 1 Exam found within the Module 1 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 1 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Module 2 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 2 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: January 19, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 3 paragraphs

Discuss why a large corporation that bought a Class A network 20 years ago would be reluctant to sell back even a portion of their unused host addresses to help conserve overall resources.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: January 19, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 6 pages

 

Complete all six Hands-on projects (Project 2-1 through Project 2-6) from Chapter 2 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), showing successful completion of each significant step.  Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.


Assignment Type: Test Due Date: January 19, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 2 Exam found within the Module 2 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 2 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

 

 

Module 3 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 3 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: January 26, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 paragraphs

 

When comparing the headers for IPv4 & IPv6 packets there are similarities and differences. Explain what enhancements have been made to the IPv6 header and their purposes.

You may use other resources other than your text to help with this discussion.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: January 26, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 7 pages

 

Complete all three Hands-on projects (Project 3-1 through Project 3-3) and Case Project 3-2 from Chapter 3 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), and showing successful completion of each significant step.  Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: January 26, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 3 Exam found within the Module 3 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 3 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

Module 4 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 4 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: February 2, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 3 paragraphs

Imagine a world without TCP/IP routing.  Only Local Area Networking is possible but different types of networks cannot communicate with each other, especially over long distances.  How would computer networking be different than what we experience today?  What would be missing and how would people likely compensate in order to achieve the same goals that are accomplished by WAN links and especially the Internet?

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: February 2, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 4 pages

 

Complete the first four Hands-on projects (Project 4-1 through Project 4-4) from Chapter 4 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), and showing successful completion of each significant step.  Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: February 2, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 4 Exam found within the Module 4 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 4 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

 

Module 5 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 5 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: February 9, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 paragraphs

Both ICMPv4 and ICMPv6 messages are organized into two general types: error messages and informational messages. Many of these messages are similar in both versions of the ICMP protocol, such as Echo Request and Echo Reply messages, PMTU Discovery, Router Solicitation and Router Advertisement, and Traceroute. Two new additions included with ICMPv6 are Packet Too Big and Router Renumbering. Discuss why these message types were added and their benefits.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: February 9, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 4 hours

Deliverable Length: 7 - 13 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-on projects (Project 5-1 through Project 5-4) from Chapter 5 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), and showing successful completion of each significant step. Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Do not use APA format for this assignment. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: February 9, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 5 Exam found within the Module 5 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 5 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Module 6 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 6 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: February 16, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 paragraphs

Given what’s been taught in this chapter about how Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) operates; assume you work for an IT department within a large enterprise that is contemplating switching over to IPv6 addressing. You are approached by a network technician with less experience. He asks you to explain the differences between ARP and NDP. How would you do this, in a manner which the technician could understand? Be sure to include the destination addresses that are used by each protocol and why.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: February 16, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 4 pages

 

Complete all five Hands-on projects (Project 6-1 through Project 6-5) from Chapter 6 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), and showing successful completion of each significant step. Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Do not use APA format for this assignment. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: February 16, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 6 Exam found within the Module 6 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 6 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Module 7 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 7 & Ch. 8 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: February 23, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 paragraphs

In fall of 2003, several Internet DNS root servers suffered a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack and survived without any significant interruption of Internet services. Read the article “’Net security gets root-level boost” published in Network World (http://www.networkworld.com/news/2003/1027ddos.html) and discuss the current state of root server security on the Internet.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: February 23, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: 1 - 2 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-on projects (Projects 7-1 through 7-4) from Chapter 7 and all six Hands-on projects (Project 8-1 through 8-6) from Chapter 8 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Use the IP information that I provided (documented in the Module 1 Assignment document), where needed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), showing successful completion of each significant step. Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: February 23, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 7 Exam found within the Module 7 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 7 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Module 8 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 9 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: March 2, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 3 paragraphs

The text suggests that a network would run well without TCP as a transport protocol. Based on what was taught in chapter 9, discuss which conditions would have to be present and which conditions would have to be absent in order for a “pure” UDP transport network to be functional.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: March 2, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 3 hours

Deliverable Length: 5 - 10 pages

 

Complete the all three Hands-on projects (Project 9-1 through Project 9-3) and Case Project 9-4 from Chapter 9 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Use the IP information that I provided (documented in the Module 1 Assignment document), where needed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), showing successful completion of each significant step. Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: March 2, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 8 Exam found within the Module 8 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 8 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Module 9 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 10 & Ch. 11 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: March 9, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 5 paragraphs

Describe the benefits of using IPv6 over IPv4.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: March 9, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 6 pages

 

Complete all three Hands-on projects (Project 10-1 through Project 10-3) from Chapter 10 and all Hands-on projects (11-1 and 11-2) from Chapter 11 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), showing successful completion of each significant step.  Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: March 9, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 9 Exam found within the Module 9 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 9 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Module 10 -

Reading Assignment:

Ch. 12 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: March 16, 2013
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 paragraphs

You are the network security technician for a large shoe manufacturer based in Detroit, MI. Your internetwork connects six buildings through fiber links. You have experienced numerous attacks on your corporate Web server. The company CEO decides to pay for a firewall. Describe the filters you will implement in your firewall, and note how you will test your firewall's functionality.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to a few posts and showing your appreciation for the contributions from your colleagues.
 

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: March 16, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1.5 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 4 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-on projects (Project 12-1 through Project 12-4) from Chapter 12 in the textbook Introduction to TCP/IP, 4th Ed. Be sure to include screenshots for each project (where appropriate) and/or answers to the questions posed (where applicable), and showing successful completion of each significant step.  Include the screenshots and answers to the questions in a Microsoft Word document. Create a file with your responses and drop your assignment in the digital drop box before midnight on Saturday. Be sure to follow the guidelines for naming your file as found in the course syllabus.

 

Assignment Type: Test Due Date: March 16, 2013

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 10 Exam found within the Module 10 Assignments sub-folder within the Module 10 folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.  Log into http://angel.olympic.edu and complete the exam before the assignment due date (found above).  This is an open book exam, which must be completed at home.

 

Final Module - Course Wrap-up

Reading Assignment:

Review Chapters 1 - 13 (Chappell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Survey Due Date: March 21, 2013

Points Possible: 20* (Extra Credit) Project Duration: 1/2 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Complete the Faculty Assessment found within the Final Module Assignments sub-folder within the “Final Module – Course Wrap-up” folder under the “Lessons” tab within your ANGEL Learning online classroom.

 

 

   

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