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Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab
Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab

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Week 6: Understanding the network: underlying principles

Introduction

In this sixth week of the course you will work through the eleventh and twelfth sessions of the course.

The eleventh session will revise and deepen your knowledge of data transmission and IP addressing.

This session will be taught by Paul Wallin, a Chartered Engineer, Associate Lecturer at the Open University and Cisco Academy Instructor.

The twelfth session considers the principles and practicalities of routing and switching in more depth.

This session will be taught by Rob Spragg, who runs his own network company and is an Associate Lecturer at the Open University.