ERIC Number: ED285024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Data Communications and Networking. Curriculum Improvement Project. Region II.
This course curriculum is intended for use by community college instructors and administrators in implementing a data communications networking course. A student course syllabus provides this information: credit hours, catalog description, prerequisites, required text, instructional process, objectives, student evaluation, and class schedule. A student lecture guide consists of a sheet for each of the 16 units outlining the title, contents, objectives, rationale, learning activities, vocabulary, and evaluation. Unit topics are the development of local area networks (LANs), examining the alternatives, communications and standards, LAN hardware, network operating systems, LAN evaluation, applications software, LAN management, data protection, security, installation, performance, maintenance and diagnostics, internetting, the mainframe connection, and electronic mail. A student lab guide provides this information for each of 12 lab assignments: associated unit, objectives, required materials, learning activities, steps, and handouts. The instructor's course syllabus outlines prerequisites, required texts, references, required equipment and materials, instructional process, and student evaluation. Competency statements and a course outline are included. The instructor's guide presents this information for each unit: contents, objectives, required equipment and materials, procedures, learning activities, evaluation, and answer keys. (YLB)
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computers, Curriculum Guides, Learning Activities, Local Area Networks, Microcomputers, Office Machines, Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Student Evaluation, Telecommunications, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Coll. and Univ. System, Austin. Coordinating Board.
Authoring Institution: Galveston Coll., TX.
Note: For related documents, see CE 048 088-098.