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Internet Connection: How to Get Online?, Cisco

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About this Course

Welcome to the first of five courses in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. This course is developed by the Cisco Networking Academy. Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program that connects millions of students, educators, and employers worldwide. Cisco partners with learning institutions worldwide to deliver technical training and problem-solving experiences to individuals studying networking, security, and IoT technologies. We've helped more than 6 million people prepare for IT careers since 1997. Have you ever wondered how you are able to open a web page from a server that is located in another country or how you are able to send documents and videos to the intended recipient without it going to the wrong device? In this course, you will be introduced to the fundamentals concepts of computer networking. More importantly, by the end of this course, you will understand how data travels in your home network. At the end of this course, you will be able to: 1. Explain how data networks work. 2. Define basic data networking terms. 3. Explain what is needed for devices to have network connectivity or Internet access. 4. Use the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation and modeling tool to build and test a small data network. 5. Identify the devices and component on your home network. 6. Build a simple peer-to-peer network....

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Jan 13, 2018

good teachers in this course so much understandable speech is hear\n\nand vary good tests.\n\nthanks for accepting my financial aid application\n\nit was helping me to grow in i.t field.

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May 06, 2018

Excellent and insightful course. A big thank you to my two great Lecturers, Coursera Team & Cisco Team. I'm looking forward to work at Coursera and Cisco anytime from now. I'm available.

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223 Reviews

By Deep Dangasiya

Mar 23, 2019

good course. get knowledge about different types of netwrok.

By Ravindra Kumar Verma

Mar 23, 2019


By Tafara Ndoro

Mar 21, 2019

Very informative

By Carlos Ruiz

Mar 20, 2019

Excelente! un buen inicio para comenzar en el mundo de redes.

By Cholwe Syakulipa

Mar 20, 2019


By Muhammad Arvin Lazuardi

Mar 18, 2019

very good

By Niklas Heringer

Mar 15, 2019

Interactive Course with alternating modes of teaching. I especially liked the activities that have to be made to strengthen contend that has just been learned.

By Dharnidhar Thakur

Mar 13, 2019

It is one of best course for Network Basic You can have knowledge of devices connected in network and It also help you to know how to use packet tracer .Overall this one is very useful for the Network Beginners.

By jeril karakombil bestin

Mar 13, 2019

Both professors were exeptionally good, understandable and to the point. They conveyed important points in short period of time. I would recommend to take this course if you are a novice in Networking.

By Ilia Sergievskii

Mar 11, 2019

Probably, it's better to introduce Cisco Packet Tracer later and firstly, give basics to students.