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Assignment List for CIS 173 – Introduction to TCP/IP

Summer 2014 (Revised 6/30/14)

                                         


Getting Started Module (Orientation) -

 

Reading Assignment:

Course Syllabus and Assignments List (Getting Started folder on the Canvas website under the “Lessons” tab – https://olympic.instructure.com)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 5, 2014
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 Canvas and indicate 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: Survey Due Date: July 5, 2014

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

Deliverable Length: N/A

Complete the Canvas Pre-Survey found within the Getting Started Assignment folder under the Getting Started folder under the “Lessons” tab within your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete this survey before the assignment due date (found above).

 


Module 1 -

Reading Assignment:

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

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 5, 2014
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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 5, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 6 pages

 

Complete all seven Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 1-1 through 1-7) from Chapter 1 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 5, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 1 Exam found within Module 1 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 5, 2014
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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 5, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 6 pages

 

Complete all seven Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 2-1 through Hands-On Project 2-7) from Chapter 2 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 5, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 2 Exam found within Module 2 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 12, 2014
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 12, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 7 pages

 

Complete all three Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 3-1 through 3-3) from Chapter 3 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 12, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 3 Exam found within Module 3 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 12, 2014
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 5, 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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 12, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 4 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 4-1 through 4-4) from Chapter 4 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 12, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 4 Exam found within Module 4 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 19, 2014
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 (see the Further Readings section at the end of chapter 7 on how to locate the article) 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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 19, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 4 hours

Deliverable Length: 7 - 13 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Projects 5-1 through 5-4) from Chapter 5 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 19, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 5 Exam found within Module 5 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 19, 2014
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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 19, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 4 pages

 

Complete all five Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 6-1 through 6-5) from Chapter 6 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 19, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 6 Exam found within Module 6 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 and Ch. 8 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: July 26, 2014
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 paragraphs

Of the distance vector protocols discussed: RIPv1, RIPv2, and EIGRP, discuss the pros and cons of these three.  Do additional research if necessary.  Which one would be best used on the classroom LAN if it was necessary to run two subnets?  Which one would be best for routers on the entire campus?  Explain why.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: July 26, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: 1 - 2 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 7-1 and 7-4) from Chapter 7 and all six Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 8-1 and 8-6) from Chapter 8 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: July 26, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 30 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 7 Exam found within Module 7 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: August 2, 2014
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 3 paragraphs

The chapter (11) section SNMP Consoles, Tools, Utilities, and Key Files includes websites for the three major producers of Management Consoles.  Investigate one site and present a brief sales presentation as to why “their” console product is the best on the market.

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: August 2, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 3 hours

Deliverable Length: 5 - 10 pages

 

Complete all three Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 9-1 through 9-3) from Chapter 9 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: August 2, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 8 Exam found within Module 8 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 and Ch. 11 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: August 9, 2014
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 5 paragraphs

Given what’s been taught in this chapter about how NetBIOS names are used both in legacy networks and with modern applications, discuss the pros and cons of continuing to use NetBIOS for name resolution and service sessions.  Is it possible to eventually do away with NetBIOS altogether?  Why can’t programmers write applications that do not require NetBIOS and WINS services?

Post your answer on the Discussion Board. Be an active participant in the discussion by responding to at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: August 9, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 4 - 6 pages

 

Complete all three Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 10-1 through 10-3) from Chapter 10 and two Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 11-1 and 11-2) from Chapter 11 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: August 9, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 9 Exam found within Module 9 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: August 16, 2014
Points Possible: 20 Project Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Deliverable Length: 3 - 4 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 at least two of your classmates’ posts before the assignment due date.

Assignment Type: Lab Due Date: August 16, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1.5 hours

Deliverable Length: 2 - 4 pages

 

Complete all four Hands-On Projects (Hands-On Project 12-1 through 12-4) from Chapter 12 in the textbook for 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 Module 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: August 16, 2014

Points Possible: 40 Project Duration: 1 hour

Deliverable Length: N/A

Finish the Module 10 Exam found within Module 10 of your Canvas online classroom.  Log into https://olympic.instructure.com and complete the assessment 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 - 12 (Carrell, Chappell, Tittel and Pyles)

Assignment Type: Discussion Board Date Due: n/a
Points Possible: 0 Project Duration: n/a

Deliverable Length: n/a

None

Assignment Type: Final Exam Due Date: August 21, 2014

Points Possible: 100* (Extra Credit) Project Duration: 60 minutes

Deliverable Length: N/A

Complete the “Extra Credit Final Exam” during the final week of your online course – from August 17, 2014 to August 21, 2014.  The exam will be available only during the last week of the academic term.  You will have one only one opportunity to complete this Extra Credit assignment and you must score at least 15% in order to get a pro-rated number of Extra Credit points on this assignment. This is an open book exam.

Assignment Type: Final Week Survey Due Date: August 21, 2014

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

Deliverable Length: N/A

Complete the Faculty Assessment found within the “Final Module – Course Wrap-up” module of your Canvas online classroom, before the assignment due date, to earn an extra 20 points towards your final score in this course.


  

   

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