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  G040:Using ICT to Communicate
  G041:How Organisations Use ICT
  G042:ICT Solutions for Individuals and Society
  G043:System Specification and Configuration
  G045:Software Development - Design
  G046:Communicating Using Computers
  G048:Working To A Brief
  G049:Numerical Modelling Using Spreadsheets
  G050:Interactive Multimedia Products
  G051:Publishing
  G053:Developing and Creating Websites
  G055:Networking Solutions
  G057:Database Design
  G058:Developing and Maintaining ICT Systems for Users
  
G055:Networking Solutions Teaching Topics

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G055 January Examination (Wednesday AM) - All Candidates
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    G055 June Examination (Thursday PM) - Retakes Only - fee payable to school for the privilidge!!!
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      Introduction and Benefits of Computer Networking Exercise
      Think about how using a network impacts upon the way you work - how does it make life easier and what restrictions do you face?? Download and complete the exercises below and any further reading which is indicated. Add common answers to your notes.
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        Peer-to-Peer vs Client Server Networks
        If your have shared internet / files / printers at home think about if it’s a peer-to-peer or client server network. What are the benefits of the network and are there problems? Download and complete the exercise. Add the common answers to your notes.
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          Types of Local and Wide Area Networks
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            Wide Area Networks
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              Network Topologies
              Complete the work on slide 15
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                Network Hardware Devices
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                  Signal Types and Transmission Media
                  Have a go at making some of your own cables - complete this topics reading and complete the exercise below.
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                    Data Packets, Bandwidth and Transmission Rates
                    Think about the implications of broadband and how it has speed up communication. Complete the exercises below for the next session.
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                      LAN Technologies
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                        Network Communication Protocols
                        Complete the work indicated on slide … including the exercise below.
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                          Internet Protocol - In Depth!!
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                            Software Used On A Network
                            Create revision material for the different types of network software and compete the exercise below.
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                              Network Safety and Security
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                                Communication and Other Logs
                                Complete the reading and download the exercise below
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                                  Logical and Physical Network Designs
                                  Draw a logical and physical diagram for the network within your ICT room… Complete these past pre-release task 2s - they require you to draw either a logical or a physical design. After the diagram is complete the table and any other parts to the task.
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                                    Commence PreRelease Tasks - 2 Weeks Allowed
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                                      Exam Prep
                                          G055:Networking Solutions Resources

                                        Name
                                        Source
                                        Notes
                                        G055 - Networking SpecificationOCRpdf file
                                        G055 - Networking Specimen Examination Paper 2009 VersionOCR Websitepdf file
                                        G055 - Networking PreRelease January 2012OCR Websitepdf file
                                        G055 - Networking PreRelease June 2012OCR Websitepdf file
                                        G055 - PreRelease 2012 Corrected DiagramOCR Websitepdf file
                                        G055 - Past Paper AnalysisMr C Johnstonpdf file
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