Computer Science 220: Fundamentals of Routing and Switching

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Computer Science 220 offers a thorough exploration of routing and switching concepts. Take this course to enhance your computer knowledge, supplement your class textbooks, prepare for upcoming exams or learn new professional skills.
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9 chapters in Computer Science 220: Fundamentals of Routing and Switching

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Ch 1. Networking Basics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[588245].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is a Computer Network? - Types & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Importance of Communication Networks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Network Operating Systems (NOS): Windows & Novell Net Ware Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Client/Server and Mainframe Systems Used in Telecommunication Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1758].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1758].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Components of a Telecommunications System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Cables for Networking: Types & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Telecommunications Hardware: Routers, Modems, Switches, Bridges, and Gateways Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Network Interface Card (NIC): Types, Function & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - LAN Card: Definition, Function & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Network Types & Topologies {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[588247].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Network Architecture: Tiered & Peer-to-Peer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Physical & Logical Topology: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Computer Networks and Distributed Processing: PAN, LAN, WAN, MAN Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Types of Networks: LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, SAN, PAN, EPN & VPN Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How Star, Bus, Ring & Mesh Topology Connect Computer Networks in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Components of Wireless Networking {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[588267].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Wireless Network Modes: Applications & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Communication & Wireless Computing Devices: GPS, PDA, Cellular & Satellite Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Short-Range Wireless Communication: Bluetooth, ZigBee & Infrared Transmission Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1763].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1763].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1763].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1763].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Medium-Range Wireless Communication: Wi-Fi & Hotspots Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Wide-Area Wireless Communication: Microwave, Satellite, 3G, 4G & WiMAX Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - WLAN Protocols: Types & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. OSI & TCP/IP Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[588269].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is a Network Protocol? - Types & List Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[213041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[213041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Communication Protocol? - TCP/IP & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6381].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6381].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6381].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6381].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - OSI Model: Using Open Systems Interconnection to Send and Receive Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Physical Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Components & Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Data Link Layer of the OSI Model: Protocol, Functions & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Network Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Design & Security Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Transport Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Security & Protocol Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9287].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9287].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Session Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Protocols & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Presentation Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9276].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9276].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Application Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Internet Connectivity and Communication Standards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2438].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2438].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 8. IP Addressing {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[588285].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is an IP Address? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6372].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6372].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Hostname Resolution? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - IPv4 Address: Structure, Classes and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486245].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486245].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Role of IANA & ICANN in Managing IP Addresses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486241].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[486241].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 9. Network Security & Policies {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[588297].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Network Security? - Definition & Fundamentals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Network Security Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is a Firewall in Network Security? - Role & Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Network Security Design: Best Practices & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219337].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219337].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - IPsec vs. SSL Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199949].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199949].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Network Security Risk Assessment: Checklist & Methodology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Network Security Threats: Types & Vulnerabilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Network Security Audit: Tools & Checklist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - What is a Network Security Policy? - Procedures & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - How to Test Network Security Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Wireless Network Security Issues & Solutions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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