This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about computer memory and storage to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.4 Wired and wireless networks” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool.
This 29-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers.
Table of Contents:
- What is a network?
- Types of network
- Local Area Network (LAN)
- Wide Area Network (WAN)
- Factors that affect the performance of networks
- Number of devices
- Cable or wireless media
- Error rate
- The different roles of computers in a client-server and a peer-to-peer network
- Client Server
- The hardware needed to connect stand-alone computers to a LAN
- Stand-alone computer
- Network Interface Controller/Card
- Transmission Media
- Wireless Access Points
- The internet
- Domain Name Server
- Cloud storage
- Local storage compared to cloud storage
- Cloud computing
- Security and ownership of data and software on the cloud
- Virtual Networks
OCR Wired and Wireless Networks
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