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<ul><li> 1. Networking: A Virtual Tour Catherine Holthaus EdTech 541</li></ul> <p> 2. What is networking? Networking is a process of linking various electronic devices together.Video retrieved from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWTJKcg7Pj8 3. Once linked, information is able to be shared.Photo retrieved from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/15748454@N00/8710606842 4. Types of Networks LAN - Local Area Network WLAN - Wireless LAN 5. Protocol - A set of defined rulesVideo retrieved from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fQw_cladpE 6. Electronic Devices Various electronic devices including desktops, laptops, tablets, mobile devices are used at workspaces.Photo: retrieved from http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3405870175/slideshow 7. Network Server Network servers are the central control station.Photo retrieved from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124348109@N01/7711730200 8. For a small school such as All Saints Catholic School, the needs are relatively minimal.Photo: personal 9. Router Routers serve as an electronic traffic director.Photo: Personal 10. Wireless Adapters Wireless adapters allow electronic devices to connect to the Internet without using wires.Photo: retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/70321513@N00/2845796040 11. Photo retrieved from: http://www.conceptdraw.com/samples/resource/images/solutions/finance-%26-accounting-charts/NETWORK-DIAGRAM-WirelessNetwork-Wireless-Router-Network-Diagram.png 12. Wired Networks Cables connect network devices to one another.Photo retrieved from:http://www.flickr.com/photos/83711730@N06/8106189987 13. Wired NetworkPhoto retrieved from: http://0.tqn.com/d/compnetworking/1/0/h/3/wired-diagram-1.jpg 14. Cables should be neatly organized, unlike this example.Photo: Personal 15. Wireless Network Advantages * * * *Mobility Simple setup Cost effective Expandable 16. Wireless Network Disadvantages * * * *Security Interference Unreliable connections Slow 17. Conclusion Where would we be without networks?Screenshot image 18. Resources: About Wireless Computing http://compnetworking.about.com/library/week.y/aao82300a.htm An Educators Guide to School Networks http://fcit.usf.edu/NETWORK/DEFAULT.HTM Ask.com: Internet for Beginners http://netforbeginners.about. com/od/h/f/what-is-a-computer-protocol-http.htm 19. A Guide to Networking For K-12 Schools: OVerview of Networks http://www.netc.org/network_guide/3.html#lans Techopedia http://www.techopedia.com/definition/26186/wireless-network Webopedia http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/R/router.html </p>