About the Subject
This module is designed in a way that helps to prepare the students for extensive understanding of Network Protocols, Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) and Wide Area Network (WAN). The central objective of this module is to develop the students understanding for layer 2 and 3 communication protocols. The module is categorized in a way that in the start students will be learning about the layer 2 and 3 – network connectivity, VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP). Then the students will be given opportunities to learn and practice IP addressing and sub-netting. Later the students will be getting hands on practice for internet settings and configuration. Finally, the students will be able to grasp the concept of WAN network and technology along with Network Address Translation (NAT) & Port Address Translation (PAT). The students who will complete this module after passing all the components like quizzes, assignments and/or projects, labs and final exams will become eligible to continue for the next module.