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CIS 83 CCNA Scaling Networks and

            CCNA Connecting Networks

Rick Graziani, Instructor

CIS 83 Syllabus and Course Materials - Fall 2018

Note: Schedule subject to change


Note: I am updating this course during the Fall 2018 semester. The course will now include YouTube video playlists. My YouTube channel will be updated during the semester with dozens of short videos explaining key course topics.

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Schedule


Class: 16 weeks Aug 28 - Dec 16, 2018

     Online meeting(optional):       Monday     6-7pm  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/219506758

     Follow Syllabus

Syllabus


     Tips for taking an online class

           * Schedule a time(s) every week to read, watch videos, do exams and do labs

           * Work in a group - Find someone else in the class and meet with them every week

           * Don't get behind... work ahead... finish early!


Scaling Networks (ScaN)


Week 1: Aug 27 (Monday)

     Live online (optional, not recorded):

                    Monday 6pm https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/219506758


     Videos:          

                    Video: Course Introduction

                    Video: Using Cisco NetSpace: Online Curriculum and Taking Chapter Exams

                    Video: Using NetLab


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 1 LAN Design


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 1 Exam

                              NetLab: Log in and familiarize yourself

                              Packet Tracer: If you will use PT, download and familiarize yourself


                                                      


Week 2: Sep 5 (Wednesday - Note: Due to holiday, there will be no live online meeting Monday)

     Live online (optional, not recorded):

                    Due to Labor Day holiday, there will be no online meeting


     Videos:          

                    Video: Weekly introduction and introducing the week's playlist

                    Video Playlist: Chapter 2 Scaling VLANs

                    Video Survey: After you watch the video playlist, please take this survey


    This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 2 Scaling VLANs


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Assignment > Chapter 2 Exam

                              Lab: See Lab Assignments



Week 3: Sep 10 (Monday)

     Live online (optional, not recorded):

                    Monday 6pm https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/219506758


     Videos:          

                    Video: Weekly introduction and introducing this week's playlist

                    Video Playlist: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

                    Video Survey: After you watch the video playlist, please take this survey


    This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 3 STP


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 3 Exam

                              Lab: See Lab Assignments


               

Week 4: Sep 17 (Monday)

     Live online (optional, not recorded):

                    Monday 6pm : CANCELED TONIGHT


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Video Playlist: Etherchannel

                    Video Playlist: HSRP


     This week:

                    Read      Chapter 4 Etherchannel and HSRP


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 4 Exam

                              Lab: See Lab Assignments

               

Week 5: Sep 24 (Monday)

     Live online (optional, not recorded):

                    Monday 6pm https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/219506758


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video Playlist: Dynamic Routing Protocol Concepts

                    Video Playlist: EIGRP


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 5 Dynamic Routing

                              Chapter 6 EIGRP


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 5 Exam

                              Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 6 Exam



               

Week 6: Oct 1 (Monday)

     Live online (optional, not recorded):

                    Monday: Unavailable due to a meeting


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Vide Playlist: EIGRP: Part 2 Fine Tuning


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 7 EIGRP Tuning and Troubleshooting


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 7 Exam


  

            

Week 7: Oct 8 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Video: OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 (Videos 1 - 9) and PowerPoint


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 8 Single-Area OSPF


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 8 Exam


               

Week 8: Oct 15 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Video: Multiarea OSPF (Videos 10 - 13) and PowerPoint

                    Video: OSPF Fine Tuning (Videos 14 - 16) and PowerPoint


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 9 Multiarea OSPF

                              Chapter 10 OSPF Tuning and Troubleshooting


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 9 Exam

                              Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 10 Exam




Week 9: Oct 22 (Monday)


     This week:     

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Scaling Networks Final Exam: Available 10/22 6pm until 10/29 6pm (Duration 8 hours)

                    Scaling Networks Course Feeldback



Connecting Networks (CN)


Week 10: Oct 29 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Video Playlist: Introduction to WANs (Videos 1 - 6) and PowerPoint


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 1 WAN Concepts


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 1 Exam




Week 11: Nov 5 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Ch 1: WAN Concepts

                    Video Playlist: Introduction to WANs (Videos 1 - 6) and PowerPoint

                    Ch 2: PPP

                    Video Playlist: PPP (Videos 1 - 5) and PowerPoint

                    Ch 3: Branch Connections

                    Video Playlist: Branch Connections (Videos 1 - 7) and PowerPoint


     This class:          

                    Read      Chapter 2 Point-to-Point Connections

                              Chapter 3 Branch Connections


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 2 Exam

                              Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 3 Exam




Week 12: Nov 14 (Wednesday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Ch 4: Access Control Lists (ACLs)

                    Video Playlist: Access Control Lists (ACLs) (Videos 1 - 10) and PowerPoint


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 4 Access Control Lists


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 4 Exam



Week 13: Nov 19 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)  

                    Video: Weekly introduction: See email

                    Ch 5: Network Security and Montioring

                    3 Videos: LAN Security, SNMP, and SPAN - PowerPoint


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 5 Network Security and Monitoring


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 5 Exam



Week 14: Nov 26 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

                    Ch 6: Quality of Service (QoS)

                    Video Playlist: Quality of Service (QoS) (Videos 1 - 2) and PowerPoint

                    Ch 7: Network Evolution

                    Video Playlist: Network Evolution: Future of Networking (Video 1) and PowerPoint


     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 6 Quality of Service

                              Chapter 7 Network Evolution


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 6 Exam

                              Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 7 Exam




Week 15: Dec 3 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

     This week:          

                    Read      Chapter 8 Network Troubleshooting


                    Do:       Cisco NetSpace: Chapter 8 Exam


                              Connecting Networks Final Exam: Available 12/9 10am until 12/12110am (Duration 8 hours)

                              Connecting Networks Course Feeldback



Week 16 - Final Exam Week: Dec 10 (Monday)


     Videos:          

                    Video list (Link available Monday at 6pm)

                    Video: Weekly introduction

     This week:            

                    Connecting Networks Final Exam: Available 12/9 10am until 12/16 10am (Duration 8 hours)

                    Connecting Networks Course Feeldback  






               

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Videos and PowerPoints


Course Videos and Slides used in Videos

     Scaling Networks

     Complete YouTube Playlists

     Video Playlist: Scaling VLANs and PowerPoint     

     Video Playlist: Spanning Tree Protocol and PowerPoint    

     Video Playlist: Etherchannel and PowerPoint

     Video Playlist: HSRP and PowerPoint              

     Video Playlist: Dynamic Routing Protocol Concepts and PowerPoint

     Video Playlist: EIGRP and PowerPoint            

     Video Playlist: EIGRP: Part 2 Fine Tuning and PowerPoint

     Video Playlist: OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 (Videos 1 - 9) and PowerPoint

     Video Playlist: Multiarea OSPF (Videos 10 - 13) and PowerPoint

     Video Playlist: OSPF Fine Tuning (Videos 14 - 16) and PowerPoint


     Connecting Networks

     Ch 1: WAN Concepts

     Video Playlist: Introduction to WANs (Videos 1 - 6) and PowerPoint

     Ch 2: PPP

     Video Playlist: PPP (Videos 1 - 5) and PowerPoint

     Ch 3: Branch Connections

     Video Playlist: Branch Connections (Videos 1 - 7) and PowerPoint

     Ch 4: Access Control Lists (ACLs)

     Video Playlist: Access Control Lists (ACLs) (Videos 1 - 10) and PowerPoint

     Ch 5: Network Security and Montioring

     3 Videos: LAN Security, SNMP, and SPAN - PowerPoint

     Ch 6: Quality of Service (QoS)

     Video Playlist: Quality of Service (QoS) (Videos 1 - 2) and PowerPoint

     Ch 7: Network Evolution

     Video Playlist: Network Evolution: Future of Networking (Video 1) and PowerPoint


PowerPoints


Presentations - Instructor PowerPoints

     Scaling Networks

     Chapter 1: LAN Design             Chapter 2: Scaling VLANs          Chapter 3: STP         Chapter 4: Etherchannel and HSRP       

         Chapter 5: Dynamic Routing        Chapter 6: EIGRP                  Chapter 7: EIGRP Tuning and Troubleshooting  

         Chapter 8: Single-Area OSPF       Chapter 9: Multiarea OSPF         Chapter 10: OSPF Tuning and Troubleshooting


     Connecting Networks

     Chapter 1: WAN Concepts           Chapter 2: Point-to-Point Connections          Chapter 3: Branch Connections

     Chapter 4: Access Control Lists   Chapter 5: Network Security and Monitoring     Chapter 6: Quality of Service

     Chapter 7: Network Evolution      Chapter 8: Network Troubleshooting



Additional PowerPoints

     Scaling Networks

     Spanning Tree Protocol (CCNP)     Spanning Tree Protocol Process (CCNP)

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Cisco NetSpace Chapter Exams


Video: Using Cisco NetSpace: Online Curriculum and Taking Chapter Exams


Cisco Netspace: https://www.netacad.com/

     Username and Password: Email from Cisco

     Select Course: CIS 83 Scaling Networks or Connecting Networks

     Assignments > Chapter n Exam


Scaling Networks (ScaN):

     Activated: 8/26/2018 - 12/10/2018

     Duration: 6 hours per exam

     Attempts: 10 per exam


Connecting Networks (CN):

     Activated: 8/26/2018 - 12/10/2018

     Duration: 6 hours per exam

     Attempts: 10 per exam

Lab Assignments


Due before 12/10/2018:

     Any 5 labs from the Scaling Networks Lab Manual

     Any 5 labs from the Connecting Networks Lab Manual

     Submitting labs:

          Email final running configs

          Use email subject: CIS 83: Lab report for n.n.n.n (n.n.n.n is the lab number)


NetLab Video: Using NetLab


NetLab: https://openlab.bayict.cabrillo.edu/

     Username: first two letters of your first name + first four letters of your last name + last four digits of your student ID

     Default Password: perlman

     Scaling Networks lab reservation: Available Classes > CIS 83 Fall 2018 > AE CCNARS SN v6.0 - MAP - EN

     Connecting Networks lab reservation: Available Classes > CIS 83 Fall 2018 > AE CCNARS CN v6.0 - MAP - EN


Packet Tracer:

     Download: Cisco NetSpace: My Netacad > Packet Tracer https://www.netacad.com/

     Tutorials and other help: Cisco Packet Tracer page


Lab Manual:

     Will be emailed during the first week

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Requirements at a Glance


Chapter Exams for all chapters: Cisco NetSpace


     Scaling Networks (ScaN):

     Activated: 8/26/2018 - 12/10/2018

     Duration: 6 hours per exam

     Attempts: 10 per exam

     

     Connecting Networks (CN)

     Cisco NetSpace

     Activated: 8/26/2018 - 12/10/2018

     Duration: 6 hours per exam

     Attempts: 10 per exam



Final Exams: Cisco NetSpace


     Scaling Networks (ScaN):

     Cisco NetSpace

     Scaling Networks Final Exam: Available 10/22 6pm until 10/29 6pm (Duration 8 hours)

     Scaling Networks Course Feeldback


     Connecting Networks (CN)

     Connecting Networks Final Exam: Available 12/9 10am until 12/16 10am (Duration 8 hours)

     Connecting Networks Course Feedback



Labs: See Lab Manual

     All labs due before 12/10/2018:

     Any 5 labs from the Scaling Networks Lab Manual

     Any 5 labs from the Connecting Networks Lab Manual

     Submitting labs:

          Email final running configs

          Use email subject: CIS 83: Lab report for n.n.n.n (n.n.n.n is the lab number)


Video Surveys

     Due before 12/10/2018

     Video Survey: After you watch the video playlist, please take this survey

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