Computer Networks and the Internet

Structure Type: Course
Code: TIP0402
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Norrgård, Kenneth
Teacher Team: Wahlman, Erik ; Norrgård, Kenneth
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-IB-2009   1 spring   3.0   2010-01-04   2010-06-18  
T-IB-2010   1 spring   3.0   2011-01-05   2011-06-17  
T-IB-2011   1 spring   3.0   2012-01-09   2012-06-18  
T-IB-2012   1 spring   3.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
T-IB-2013   1 spring   3.0        
IB-2014   1 spring   3.0        
IB-2015   1 spring   3.0        
IB-2016   1 spring   3.0        
IB-2017   1 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The study unit will make students acquainted with computer networks and give them necessary skills in using the Internet.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 39 h
- of which autonomous studies: 42 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

None

Contents

Participation in the study unit will make the student familiar with the Internet and its various services included search engines, netiquette, IP phone and data security. Also basics of image processing will be covered as well as scanning and transferring images from digital cameras. The student will also get acquainted with making Web pages.

Recommended or Required Reading

Study material supplied by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises.

Assessment Criteria

The student can:
5. Use independently various problem solving methods and choose appropriate information sources for the situation. Can act as an expert in limited areas of the field.

3. Utilize the problem-solving methods learnt during the study unit to solve problems. Independently search for information from various sources.

1. Search for information from various sources and utilize the problem-solving methods dealt with during the study unit when given guidance. Recognize and understand basic concepts in the field. Communicate about the essential issues of the field.

Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods are used and the students will earn points during the course for his/her achivements:
Lectures, guided exercises 44%
(or assignments if needed skills already exist)
Written exam 30%
Assignments and tasks 26%

The course will be evaluated in numeric terms (0-5), according to the earned points.

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