SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2022 9:42:43 PMCS 82.41A Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 82.41ATitle:  TELECOMMUNICATIONS - 1  
Full Title:  Telecommunications 1
Last Reviewed:12/6/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 78.11A

Catalog Description:
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This course will provide an introduction into the electronic transmission of information. The topics include telecommunications theory and history, hardware and software specifications, telephony, data exchange models, teleconferencing, telecommuting, and the Internet.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of CS 101B ( or CIS 101B)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will provide an introduction into the electronic transmission of information. The topics include telecommunications theory and history, hardware and software specifications, telephony, data exchange models, teleconferencing, telecommuting, and the Internet.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of CS 101B ( or CIS 101B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Outline the basic components of a computer network using both the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model and the Internet model.
2. Compare voice telephone systems including standard telephone lines, leased line services, and PBX (Private Branch Exchange) systems.
3. Evaluate the various transmission media commonly used in carrier systems; i.e., coaxial cable, fiber optic cable, microwave radio, as well as the carrier systems overall operating characteristics.
4. Explain the basics of data communications, including data, signals, conversions between data and signals, encoding techniques, multiplexing, and modems.
5. Delineate the integration of voice technologies with data technologies.
6. Describe the values, themes, methods, and history of telecommunications and identify realistic career objectives related to this field.
7. Perform research specific to the discipline and use appropriate citation style, if different from MLA (Modern Language Association).

Topics and Scope
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1.  Telecommunication Systems
   a.  History of Telecommunications
   b.  Deregulation
   c.  Orientation to Values, Themes, and Methods
   d.  Realistic Career Objectives
2.  Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
   a.  Public Switched Telephone Network Services
   b.  Leased Lines
   c.  Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
   d.  Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
3.  Computer Telephony Integration
   a.  Telephone Network and Data
   b.  Using the Telephone Network for Data Communications
   c.  PBX Systems
4.  Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communications
   a.  Language of Computer Networks
   b.  Computer Networks (Basic Configurations)
   c.  OSI Model
5.  Fundamentals of Data and Signals
   a.  Data and Signals
   b.  Converting Data into Signals
   c.  Spread Spectrum
   d.  Data Codes
6.  Conducted and Wireless Media
   a.  Twisted Pair
   b.  Coaxial
   c.  Fiber Optic
   d.  Wireless
7.  Making Connections
   a.  Modems
   b.  Bandwidth Limitations
   c.  Modem Alternatives
   d.  Channel Service Unit (CSU)/Digital Service Unit (DSU)
   e.  Cable Modems
   f.   ISDN Modems
   g.  DSL Modems
   h.  Interfacing Computers, Modems and Other Devices
   i.   Data Link Connections
8.  The Internet
   a.  Internet Services
   b.  World Wide Web
   c.  Intranets and Extranets
   d.  Internet Protocols
   e.  The Future of the Internet

Assignments:
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1.  Short written responses to end-of-chapter questions.
2.  2-3 one page reports on current events articles with links or references.
3.  Group or individual projects such as logical design of a network and/or shopping for networking equipment for a business application.
4.  Three to six tests and/or quizzes.
5.  Weekly vocabulary review.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Written homework, reports on articles
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Exams to include multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Introduction to Telecommunications. 2nd Edition by Anu Gokhale - Delmar Sengage Publishers 2005

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