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ADSL

ADSL

"Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line is a form of DSL. ADSL is a data communications technology (modem technology) that enables faster data transmission over copper telephone lines than any conventional modem can provide."

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James Chapko
James Chapko (Student)
16 years ago
This site is not aesthetically pleasing. Aside from that, overall content is
accurate. Content has not been updated, and is therefore somewhat outdated.

Technical Remarks:

Many of the links on the "ADSL Links and References" Page are either broken or
very outdated.
Nick Kaster
Nick Kaster (Student)
16 years ago
Though the site had good information, it was brief in detail. I enjoyed the
embedded links used to connect terms to the glossary.

Technical Remarks:

Against most everyone else's opinion, I felt that the colors were not appalling
and were adequate.
Heather Putigna
Heather Putigna (Administrator)
16 years ago
I spent a little while on this web site reading all of this information that
they had. I thought it to be very informative. I think the glossary and links
to the technical terms helped. I think that that would be a good website to use
in a classroom.

Technical Remarks:

It was very easy to navigate. It was nice to be able to just hit home at the
bottom of each screen.
Steven Leach
Steven Leach (Student)
15 years ago
Very simple site. Very too the point, low learner interaction. Good
navagation. General introduction to ADSL.


Time Spent Reviewing Tutorial: 10-15 Minutes

Content Rating: Simple and to the point.

Usage: Personal advancement, possible usage for Computer Science.

Ease of Materials: Content seemed a little high for the average user.

Technical Remarks:

Low user interaction.
Nicole Gray
Nicole Gray (Student)
16 years ago
Although the site is not attractive, I believe it serves its purpose in explaing
what ADSL is and it everyday usage. Also I found that the authors did a good
job in making sure that any one could understand what ADSL is and they also
provided additional information if needed for futher understanding.

Technical Remarks:

I like that the they had links to defined the acronyms that was used in the
article.
Nirav Shah
Nirav Shah (Student)
16 years ago
I spent few minutes and browse the Website. It is not very attractive in
appearance, although content is useful to learn about ADSL. It is ease to use,
but because of color combination I don?t like to spend much time there.
Susan Treble
Susan Treble (Student)
16 years ago
This site has a rather primitive appearance, as if it was thrown together
overnight. However, there is a reasonable amount of information on ADSL with
links, references and definitions of acronyms.
Mehdi Zadeh
Mehdi Zadeh (Student)
15 years ago
Well organized site. Has all information need for user to understand the
concept of ADSL. Good.

Technical Remarks:

Order of technical issues was done very well. Could have been more detailed and
specific. Overall well done.
Gene Doffin
Gene Doffin (Student)
16 years ago
Easy to navigate. Site lacks some information and still had questions about this
information at the end. Could be more in-depth in the discussion of more
complex topics. Also, the authors seem to assume the readers have previous
knowledge of the technology.

Technical Remarks:

Could be more appealing w/ better images and website images
Martin Brown
Martin Brown (Student)
16 years ago
This article is very informative, easy to read, understand, and use. It would
be a excellent resource for anyone that is interested in DSL, ADSL, or Video
conference.

Technical Remarks:

The acronym hyperlinks and the links to other information are very helpful
Barbara Gaal
Barbara Gaal (Student)
16 years ago
This site gives good examples.

Technical Remarks:

The site consists of short informative pages which minimizes the amount of
scrolling the user has to do.
Tonda Johnson
Tonda Johnson (Student)
16 years ago
At first glance the site is not visually appealing. There were tons of links to
other information which was nice at first but after every other word being a
link it was tiresome.

Technical Remarks:

The colors chosen for the site are not pleasing to the eye.
david haring
david haring (Student)
16 years ago
I thought that the materials were straight to the point and offered a lot of
helpful information for someone looking into ADSL. The site was very plain and
seems to be made on the fly.