SYLLABUS - Amarillo College - CPMT2349 Server Administration

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SYLLABUS

Advanced Computer Networking Technology


CPMT2349

8/28/2013


12/11/2013

Wednesday, 7:00 pm to 9:50 pm

Washington Street Campus


INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS


Students will learn and understand network technology emphasizing server and
network operating systems, network connectivity, hardware and software.
Course goals include implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of LAN
and/or WAN network environment
s. Students will be prepared to electively
achieve the CompTIA Server+ accreditation.


At the end of this course,
students
will
be able to demonstrate competency with
installation, support, maintenance, troubleshooting and day to day use of server
based

hardware and software systems. Although the course is taught from a
vendor
-
neutral capacity, certain
high
-
level
proprietary knowledge regarding
server operating systems will be learned including Microsoft Windows Server
2008 R2, Linux Ubuntu and Redhat a
s well as

IBM AIX, Sun Solaris and HP
-
UX.
Students will:





Know and understand the different uses of servers in the modern world



Be informed about server based processing systems and be able to
recognize their environments



Feel somewhat comfortable
knowing how to install, configure and adjust a
working server


NEEDS AND RESOURCES


Required Background

To successfully complete this course, you must

have a competent understanding
of LAN/WAN networking concepts and protocols including knowled
ge of TCP/IP.



Required Materials

To successfully complete this course,
students
will need



Thumb drive



Notebook and pencil/pen



CompTIA Server+ Manual SK0
-
003 ISBN
-
10: 142601905X, ISBN
-
13: 978
-
1426019050



Online Resources

The majority of the
class material will be presented via interactive web page.
Access to this web page is imperative to class participation. Students may
access the site after hours.



Internet access to http://www.actx
-
server.com


COURSE SCHEDULE

and GRAD
E PERCENTS


Class
Date


Material




Possible Grade Percentage

08/28/13


Class Slot 1




2% of Grade

09/04/13


Class Slot 2




2% of Grade

09/11/13


Class Slot 3




2% of Grade

09/18/13


Class Slot 4




2% of Grade

09/25/13


Class Slot 5




2% of Grade

10/02/13


Computer
Lab

Participation


5% of Grade

10/09/13


Offsite Field Trip

-

TBA



1% of Grade

10/16/13


Midterm Exam




33% of Grade

10/23/13


Class Slot 6




2% of Grade

10/30/13


Class Slot 7




2% of Grade

11/06/13


Class Slot 8




2% of Grade

11/13/13


Class Slot 9




2% of Grade

11/20/13


Class Slot 10




2% of Grade

11/27/13


Computer Lab Participation


5% of Grade

12/04/13


Offsite Field Trip

-

TBA



1% of Grade

12/11/13


Final Exam




35% of Grade









100% Total Grade


An elective, 5 page case study of a local company utilizing server technology can be submitted
for up to 10 grade points in exchange for any points missed/lost. The case study will be
subjectively graded for format, punctuation/grammar, significant topic
and pertinence/relevance to
class objectives.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES


General Rules:

Amarillo College challenges students to be learners who assume responsibility for being a part of
a community of scholars.
It is incumbent on each student to respect the learning goals of other
students. At no time should any student impede the learning of another student.
Student
presence and participation in the classroom is an important and vital part of the educational
c
hallenge issued. Distractions during class will be avoided. This includes the use of
headphones, ear buds, routine texting or phone calls and idle chatting or irrelevant conversations.
Bottled water only is permitted in classrooms; no other food or dri
nks will be tolerated. Classroom
breaks will occur more or less on the hour. Any student who has issues or concerns under the
Americans with Disabilities Act must advise the instructor prior to the beginning of the second
class with a written notice. A
ll efforts to accommodate additional learning needs will be made on
behalf the student requesting assistance.


Grading Policies:

Grades are earned and not given. In as much as a final grade is a calculation, some level of
subjectivity is required to
arrive at the student’s final score. This can include attitude, group
participation, achieved scores, attendance and overall observed performance. Any concerns or
issues regarding earned grades should be discussed with the instructor before or after clas
s.


Grading Scale:

Accumulated percentage point grade policy


90

-

100

=

A Grade

80

-

89

=

B Grade

70

-


79

=

C Grade

60

-

69

=

D Grade

0

-

59

=

Failure

CONTACT INFORMATION


Darrell Young

806
-
236
-
4102 Cell

darrell@dyoung.me

Available daily prior and
during class


unavailable daily after 10:15 pm