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Data Communications

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The objective of this site is to: 1. explain terminology associated with data communications 2. outline the common data communication circuits available 3. discuss data communications equipment
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Date Added to MERLOT: November 14, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 12, 2016
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Cyndee Hyman
13 years ago

Cyndee Hyman (Student)

I scanned over the site and it is educationally significant. I has a nice
layout of all topics. It also has good pictures and diagrams to help explain
some information.

Avatar for Ebony Cromartie
13 years ago

Ebony Cromartie (Student)

The information included was very helpful, considering I am in the process of
taking a Data Communication class. It was very simple as far as the way it
guided me through. It was easy, but very informative.

Avatar for Amy Kirker
14 years ago

Amy Kirker (Student)

This website has a lot of information on data communications and is easy to use
but downloading is a bit slow.

Avatar for Evelyn Smith
14 years ago

Evelyn Smith (Student)

Wonderful in visually showing what a analog system is as well as digital.

Avatar for Brian Botzenhart
14 years ago

Brian Botzenhart (Student)

The information was laid out in a very easy to follow manner. The presentation
started with basics and ended with WAN technologies.

Technical Remarks:

The information is presented very logically and explained in detail. The
breakdown is very nice for students to study sections at a time. The section
tests give a great review of the information presented. The quality of
information is right in step with my Intro to Telecommunications text book.

Avatar for James Greenberg
14 years ago

James Greenberg (Faculty)

A bit dated, needs to be updated.

Technical Remarks:

Good information, easy to find and follow.

Avatar for david haring
14 years ago

david haring (Student)

I think that the site was layed out nicely. The site could have been a little
more up to date with new technonolgy. It did provide good information on the
one that it had.

Avatar for Barbara Gaal
14 years ago

Barbara Gaal (Student)

This site has an easy to follow format.

Technical Remarks:

The pictures load within a reasonable amount of time.

Avatar for Martin Brown
14 years ago

Martin Brown (Student)

This website gives a good introduction to modern data communications. Start
with the explanation of Shannon?s model to naming some of the day to day
applications used in the workplace and home.

Avatar for Nicole Gray
14 years ago

Nicole Gray (Student)

I spent about 10 minutes reviewing some of the topics. I like the break down of
each topic ie History, services and summary ect.... I believe that students
could use this in understanding each topic better.

Avatar for Susan Treble
14 years ago

Susan Treble (Student)

Good site for general info, needs to be updated. It was simple(almost too
simple)and easy to use.

Avatar for Nick Kaster
14 years ago

Nick Kaster (Student)

Well structured for easy use. Combination of text and pictures helps in
understanding the concepts. Pop-up ads are a nuisance however.

Avatar for Nirav Shah
14 years ago

Nirav Shah (Student)

Overall it is a good Website to get info on Data Communication, all though
videos are not available yet and few latest topics are missing as well. I also
recommend inserting more diagrams to material to simplify the concepts.

Avatar for Tonda Johnson
14 years ago

Tonda Johnson (Student)

Good site. Lots of content and the topics explained in brief detail with a
summary at the bottom.

Avatar for James Chapko
14 years ago

James Chapko (Student)

Good resource of information. Easy to use. The site has not been updated since
1999, but, for the most part, information remains resonably current. Only the
newest technologies are missing.

Avatar for Gene Doffin
14 years ago

Gene Doffin (Student)

Technical Remarks:

Good site with a lot of information. Could be made to look better, but it gets
its point across nonetheless.