INTERNETWORKING

CSE3INW

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will build on foundation studies in Computer Networks to examine "real world" issues in large-scale networking. Students will understand issues of scalability in the global Internet and multi-protocol contexts. Students will gain experience in configuring typical internetworking equipment. The content includes Internetwork model, layered protocols, TCP/IP architecture, interior and exterior routing protocols, and other advanced and emerging networking technologies.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKa Chan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE2CN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain broadly the structure of Internet, and the networking hardware and routing technologies involved, and IPv4 addressing.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Laboratory work and Directed Reading questions to practice and enhance understanding of concepts.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

02. Explain the major interior routing protocols, such as RIP and OSPF. and exterior routing protocols.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Laboratory classes to gain practical hands-on experience and develop problem solving skills. Written assignments to report laboratory work findings, and to develop research skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

03. Explain the major exterior routing protocol BGP, and route filtering and route maps.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Laboratory classes to gain practical hands-on experience and develop problem solving skills. Written assignments to report laboratory work findings, and to develop research skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Writing (Writing)

04. Setup and configure routers and switches.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Laboratory classes to gain practical hands-on experience and develop problem solving skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Describe and explain networking security technologies including access control lists, firewalls, and VPNs.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Directed Reading questions to practice and enhance understanding of concepts. Laboratory classes to gain practical hands-on experience and develop problem solving skills. Written assignments to report laboratory work findings, and to develop research skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

06. Explain other networking technologies including IPv6, VLAN, Multicast, MPLS, and/or other emerging networking technologies.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Directed Reading questions to practice and enhance understanding of concepts. Laboratory classes to gain practical hands-on experience and develop problem solving skills. Written assignments to report laboratory work findings, and to develop research skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKa Chan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one written/practical assignment (400 words equivalent)10 01, 02, 04
one written/practical assignment (800 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 04, 05
one written/practical assignment (800 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2.5-hour examination50 01, 02, 03, 05, 06