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Interactive video lesson plan for: Communication hardware

Activity overview:

Routers, switches, access points, modems, hubs, bridges...what is the difference between all these network devices?!

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Tagged under: router,wireless,access point,modem,network,switch,hub,bridge,ethernet,hardware,ip address,mac address,wi-fi,isp,lan,wan

15 questions

1. What is the reference "Aisle nine and three quarters" referring to? (00:00:14)

2. What are the four types of device he just mentioned? (00:00:25)

3. What does a modem do? (00:00:54)

4. What do you need to configure with a modem? (00:01:22)

5. What does a router assign? (00:01:39)

6. What are the chunks of information going through the network called? (00:01:53)

7. Why is a modern router known as a combination device? (00:02:28)

8. Why is a network switch usually attached to a router? (00:03:11)

9. (00:03:27)

10. Explain why switches are better than hubs - use three sentences (00:03:54)

11. What are the characteristics of a modem?
(00:04:03)

12. What are the uses of a router? (00:04:04)

13. What are the characteristics of a hub? (00:04:06)

14. What are the characteristics of a wireless access point? (00:04:07)

15. Why are combined devices widely used? (00:04:08)

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