DCN706 - Wireless and Mobile

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Subject Title
Wireless and Mobile

Subject Description
This course in Wireless LANs focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of Wireless Lands. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands on skills in the following areas: Wireless LAN setup and troubleshooting, 802.11a and 802.11b technologies, products and solutions, Site Surveys, Resilient WLAN design, installation and configuration, WLAN Security - 802.1x. EAP, LEAP, WEP, SSID, Vendor interoperability strategies.
Pre-requisite: CIS701

Credit Status
1 credit in the CNS/CTY * Programs

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Install and configure 802.11 Network Interface Cards
  • Describe and understand emerging technologies in the wireless area
  • Have a general understanding of Wireless Topologies
  • Have a general understanding of Wireless Radio Technologies
  • Have a general understanding of wireless antennas
  • Troubleshoot general wireless network issues
  • Install and configure Cisco wireless bridges
  • Complete a site survey
  • Install and configure Cisco access points

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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