COMPUTER NETWORKS

CSE2CNX

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The focus of this subject is on routing and switching within a computer network. Cisco routers and switchers are used as an example platform to highlight the practical aspects of this technology. The subject starts with fundamental networking concepts (i.e. topologies, cabling types, IP addressing) and move onto LAN switching, routing fundamentals and practical configurations (e.g. NAT) of Cisco devices.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO and have passed CSE1ITX and CSE2NFX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE3BCN

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCCNA : Routing and SwitchingPrescribedTodd Lammle, 2013Sybex
ReadingsCisco R&S Introduction to networksRecommendedNetworking Academy curriculum, 2016Cisco systems

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain fundamental networking concepts

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. The online course Cisco R&S Introduction to networks will also provide students with self-paced online learning activities (i.e. quizzes, multimedia learning activities) to reinforce the learning.

02. Implement LAN switching

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. The online course Cisco R&S Introduction to networks will also provide students with self-paced online learning activities (i.e. quizzes, multimedia learning activities) to reinforce the learning.

03. Explain fundamental routing concepts

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. The online course Cisco R&S Introduction to networks will also provide students with self-paced online learning activities (i.e. quizzes, multimedia learning activities) to reinforce the learning.

04. Compare and contrast routing algorithms

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook as well as webinars will be used. Online simulations and similar multimedia resources will help to illustrate the concepts.

05. Configure, verify and troubleshoot Cisco devices

Activities:
The online course Cisco R&S Introduction to networks will be used to provide students with self-paced online learning activities (i.e. quizzes, multimedia learning activities). The tool Cisco packet tracer will be used to help demonstrate these skills using webinars.

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Online, 2018, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 39
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.10 01
One 60-minute multiple choice question testUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge.30 01, 05
Practical lab report (1200 words equivalent) Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 03, 04, 05
Practical lab work report (1200 words equivalent)Scenario based assessments using the Cisco packet tracer.30 02, 03, 04, 05