Learn Computer Networking Fundamentals From One of Udemy’s Top IT Instructors
Are you a non-techie interested in learning about computer networks? Are you a business or aspiring IT professional that needs to better understand how networks work? Then you have come to the right place!
In this 18-hour course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of computer networking, teaching you essential computer networking core principles you need to know.
If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!
WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE IN THIS COURSE
- 18 Hours of Lecture & Live Demonstration Videos
- 13 Cisco Packet Tracer Hands-on Labs
- 20 Section Quizzes
- 2 Business Case Studies
- Edited Closed Caption Subtitles and Video Transcripts
- Downloadable Course Videos for Offline Viewing with Udemy Mobile App and PDF Lectures of All Course PowerPoint Slides
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING
"This really is a great course. The course effectively deals with one of the biggest problems with the 'IT' world: Speaking in another language that non-tech outsiders don't understand. Some people may feel that it is too simplistic and slow-paced, however, they lack the above understanding. Thank you for your efforts!"
"Wonderful entry-level course. I recommend this course to anybody who is just starting in Networking. I also recommend it to anyone that works with computers every day. Learning the basics and understanding of networking is great knowledge to have. Alton responds to all questions asked, for that I applaud you. Without hesitation here is your 5-star review"
"This is one of the best courses I ever had - well-structured, excellently thought-through, and very logically built. The instructor provides clear instructions, the course is so interesting I just wanted to go on and on. I am very happy about taking this course and would like to take more courses from the same instructor."
KEY COURSE TOPICS
- How Computer Networks Work
- Network Topologies
- Networking Devices & Cabling
- The OSI & TCP/IP Models
- IP Addressing & Subnetting
- Switches & Routers
- Wireless Networking
- Network Security
- Network Planning & Designing Process
- And Much More...
Once you complete this course, you'll understand how computer networks work and how to plan and design a computer network!
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Alton Hardin is an educator, self-published & best-selling author, and full-time IT and Business professional with 20 years of experience, that has a fond love for teaching and helping his students excel.
He has earned two graduate degrees, an M.B.A. and M.S. in IT Network Management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications, including the CISSP, ITIL, Security+, Network+, Project+, eJPT, MTA, and several other certifications.
Alton has always had a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate, he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student, he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professor for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.
He is also the founder of MicroGrinder Poker School, an online poker school dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free and low-cost poker resources and poker training, included poker strategy articles and poker training video series.
StartSection Introduction (0:28)
PreviewIntroduction to Computer Networking Protocols (5:57)
PreviewIntroduction to the OSI Model (8:03)
StartIntroduction to the TCP/IP Model (3:54)
StartIntroduction to MAC Addresses (6:11)
StartIntroduction to IP Addresses (2:46)
StartIP versus MAC Addresses (4:34)
StartDuplex Communication (1:38)
StartNetwork Transmission Types (3:11)
StartIntroduction to Ethernet (2:02)
StartLab #1: Installing Cisco Packet Tracer (9:03)
PreviewLab # 2: Connecting two PCs Together (6:57)
StartHow Computer Networks Work Quiz