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little distracted with all the grammatical errors presented on the site. I
feel these same errors may cause the article to lose some credibility.
Aside from that though, I think the graphics were well placed, and the links to
other topics was very helpful as a refresher.
refresher for the novice.
Therezita Ortiz (Faculty)
navigate. Can be used for all levels of networking courses.
Huafeng Wang (Student)
understand. It took me 20 minute to read.
clear. It?s good web site for beginners. I specifically like the definition
summary in Internet Protocols and the graphics in Token Ring LANs.
Gerald Jensen (Student)
Approximately 15 minutes was spent reviewing content.
the components involved with networking. It would not be adequate for any type
of detailed discussion (e.g. pro/con, why would you select a switch vs a hub vs
Kevin Zhang (Student)
networks to beginners through an email example. The whole article uses an email
example as thread to demonstrate how a computer attached to internet sends a
message to another computer on a remote side through LAN-WAN-LAN with many
components on them. I am a student who is taking the course !?Networking!?. We
have almost learned all the concept, components and working mechanism introduced
in the article. In fact, I take the article as a test to see how much I
mastered what I have learned from the course !?Networking!?. Reading the article
helps me reviews the basic concept and components and further impresses the
understanding to the networking technology.
of networking. It does not discuss deeply any technical processing details of
Lynne Williams (Faculty)
Clever use of animation to guide the student through a relatively complex networking operation. The various pieces of equipment are given "personalities" that capture the student's attention, and there's a nice sense of humor to the tutorial.
The "sniffing" exercise doesn't work properly in IE 9.
on specifics. There was not a lot of continuity between the pages, although
links to related topics were provided. Easy to use and navigate. I like the
look and layout of the pages-- not too busy, and self contained, only addressing
a limited amount of information per page.
presentation? Who's the audience?
I hope this isn't part of a commercial presentation-- there are way too many
spelling and grammatical errors (buad, discared, As it's name implies, etc.)
Kevin Kurth (Student)
The quality of the simple, straight-forward definitions of some fairly technical
concepts is very good. The topics covered are those any beginning network
student needs to know and will encounter.
This is material that beginners will be able to understand and use. Other
sources often cover these topics with technical jargon that beginners might
The material is easy to use and does a good job of providing links to terms used
to define some of the topics.