Tools for Teaching Computer Networking and Hardware Concepts, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591407370
  • ISBN-13: 9781591407379
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 386 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Tools for Teaching Computer Networking and Hardware Concepts makes the teaching and learning of computer networking and hardware a more active process by using interactive learning to add life to a very technical subject. Fundamental theoretical concepts are illustrated with the use of interactive practical exercises. Each chapter presents learning objectives, figures and illustrations, real-world examples and review questions.

Tools for Teaching Computer Networking and Hardware Concepts has a worldwide focus provided by contributors from across the globe. These contributors share their use of online tools and flexible learning practices. Both teachers and students will find this book a useful resource for teaching and learning computer networking and hardware concepts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tools for Teaching Computer Networking and Hardware Concepts Table of Contents.
Contributing Authors.
1: Introduction.
2: Introduction to Computer Networking and Hardware Concepts.
3: Teaching and Learning Computer Networking.
4: WebLan-Designer: A Web-Based Tool to Enhance Teaching and Learning Wired and Wireless LAN Design.
5: INetwork: An Interactive Learning Tool for Communication Networks.
6: Effectively Using a Network Simulation Tool to Enhance Students' Understanding of Computer Networking Concepts.
7: Teaching Protocols Through Animation.
8: Enhancing Student Understanding of Packet-Forwarding Theories and Concepts with Low-Cost Laboratory Activities.
9: Ethereal: A Tool for Making the Abstract Protocol a Concrete Reality.
10: Wireless Networking and Information Security.
11: Enhancing Teaching and Learning Wireless Communication Networks Using Wireless Projects.
12: Teaching and Learning Wi-Fi Networking Fundamentals Using Limited Resources.
13: Information Security Risk Analysis: A Pedagogic Model Based on a Teaching Hospital.
14: Teaching and Learning Computer Hardware.
15: A Practical Introduction to Input and Output Ports.
16: Enhancing Teaching and Learning Computer Hardware Fundamentals Using PIC-Based Projects.
17: Assistant Tool for Instructors Teaching Computer Hardware with the PBL Theory.
18: A Simulator for High-Performance Processors.
19: A Remotely Accessible Embedded Systems Laboratory.
20: LOGIC-Minimiser: A Software Tool to Enhance Teaching and Learning Minimization of Boolean Expressions.
21: Data Communication Protocols and Learning Tools.
22: A Practical Introduction to Serial Protocols.
23: VMware as a Practical Learning Tool.
Appendix Section.
About the Authors.