Module Details

Module Code: NETW C7020
Full Title Internetworking
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 2 Semesters
Credits: 10
Module Author Paula Keane
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: The aim of this module is to provide the student with a thorough knowledge of key networking technologies and have the ability to configure and troubleshoot Local Area and Wide Area Networks
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Discuss in detail, the IP protocol:- its operation, structure and addressing.
MLO2 Design, Calculate and apply IPv4 subnet masks and addresses to fulfil given network requirements.
MLO3 Explain static and dynamic routing, how link state and distance vector routing protocols operate, and be able to determine how a router will forward traffic based on the contents of a routing table.
MLO4 Configure and troubleshoot routers in a LAN and WAN and use monitoring tools on an Ethernet LAN.
MLO5 Discuss the role and operation of the ICMP protocol in networking.
MLO6 Detail how spanning tree operates and outline the benefits of it.
MLO7 Configure and troubleshoot Switches, Vlans, Spanning Tree Protocol and Trunking.
MLO8 Outline the purpose and operation of Transport Layer Protocols.
MLO9 Configure and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Indicative Content
IP addressing
IP address review, subnetting and VLSM.
Routing Concepts
Operations of a router, routing tables and route lookup process.
Static and default routing
Understand, configure, troubleshoot and implement static and dynamic routing.
Distance vector routing protocols
Configure, troubleshoot and implement distance vector routing protocols.
Link State routing protocols
Configure, troubleshoot and implement link state routing protocols.
Transport Layer Protocols
TCP and UDP.
Introduction to Switched Networks
Basic switching concepts and configuration.
VLANs
Introduction to VLAN concepts, VLAN configuration and troubleshooting, Inter-VLAN routing.
LAN redundancy
Understand and describe spanning tree technologies.
Application Technologies
Configure and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS.
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
A practical evaluation of the students ability to configure and troubleshoot an Internetwork
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
Wriiten test to assess knowledge of IP and routing at the end of semester 1.
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Every Second Week Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 60
Assessment Description
Biweekly short assessments used to monitor students progress commencing in week 3
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 20 Learning Outcome 3,5,9
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
Class test in week 20
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 26 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
A practical evaluation of the students ability to implement switching and routing technologies.
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 60
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Duration in minutes 180
Assessment Description
End of year formal exam

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
A practical evaluation of the students ability to configure and troubleshoot an Internetwork
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Every Second Week Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Biweekly short assessments used to monitor students progress commencing in week 3
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Sem 1 End Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 60
Assessment Description
Written test to assess knowledge of IP and routing at the end of semester 1.
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 5
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 20 Learning Outcome 3,5,9
Duration in minutes 60
Assessment Description
Class test in week 20
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 26 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,6,7,9
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
A practical evaluation of the students ability to implement switching and routing technologies.
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 60
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,5,6,7,8
Duration in minutes 180
Assessment Description
Final exam
Reassessment Requirement
Reattendance
The assessment of this module is inextricably linked to the delivery. Therefore reassessment on this module will require the student to reattend (i.e. retake) the module in its entirety.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Tutorial Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Tutorial Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Behrouz A Forouzan. (2012), Data Communications and Networking, 5e. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, [ISBN: 0071315861].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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