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Unit 1 Living in the Digital World

Chapter 3


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This presentation will cover the
following topics:


Connecting to a home
network


Which types of Network

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Chapter Objectives:

By the end of this
section you
will be able to:



List
the advantages of creating a
network


D
escribe
the differences between cable and
Wi
-
Fi networks


E
xplain
the advantages of cable and
Wi
-
Fi networks


E
xplain
the role played by a router in a
network.



E
xplain
the terms ‘broadband’ and ‘
latency’


S
elect
a network type for a particular
user


E
xplain
how to make a network secure.



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Starter

Jamie’s family has thinking about setting up a
Local Area Network (LAN) at home in order to
do the following:



Sharing the Internet Connection


Allow computers and laptops to share data
at home


Connecting to other devices


Starter discussion:


1.
How are your home networks setup? What
can you do at home?

2.
What’s the difference between wired and
wireless?



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Network devices in the home

Create a mind map below of all the devices in the home that can now can have network connectivity, from the
Internet cable entering the house to video, music and computer devices

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Why setup a home LAN?

Read the 2 websites, plus others you can find, and complete the table below:

http
://compnetworking.about.com/cs/wireless/f
/whywirelesslan.htm

http://building
-
a
-
home
-
network.wikidot.com/advantages
-
disadvantages


Advantages of a home

network

Disadvantages of a home

network


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Home Networking Devices

Complete the table below of key network terms and devices used in the home and add more of your own if required.

Networking Tech

Description

Photo

Issues

Wireless Router

Ethernet Cable

Cat 5

AND Cat5e

Wireless Technology

Network Switch

Homeplug / Powerline

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Home Networking Devices


continued

Complete the table below of key network terms and devices used in the home and add more of your own if required.

Networking Tech

Description

Photo

Issues

IP Address

NIC

Ethernet Cards

Basic



up to 10 MB

Fast


up to 100 MB

Gigabit


up to 1000 MB



Bandwidth

Latency

ASDL Modem

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Home Networking Devices


continued

Additional terms and devices

Networking Tech

Description

Photo

Issues

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Most suitable Network Scenarios

Read the scenarios below and describe what sort of network should be used and why

INCLUDE keywords like Bandwidth, Latency, Signal etc.

Scenario

Best network

type

Why

Using Tablet

computers
around the house

Playing

online games on a
console or PC

Watching catch
-
up

TV on a
‘Smart’ TV

Describe

below the setup Jamie’s family should use to meet all of these needs

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Wireless Network Security

Use the websites provided on the VLE plus your own research to create a Digital CUBE that will present simple tips and advice

ab
out wireless security.


Include the following keywords:

Encryption

Virus

Security

Prevention

WEP

Range


A template is available on the VLE and

o
nce complete can be cutout and stuck together

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Open Page 15/16 in the VLE textbook and select
eknowledgetask3.6

and
paste a screenshot of the completed exercise below.