“Establishing e-Training Environment for Training Technical Teachers and Students”
(Creation of 4 Courses)

Course: Data Communication & Networks

Target Audience: Students of Diploma in Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology in general and Diploma in Computer Networks in particular.
Course Objectives:
1.0 To understand the concept of data communication and modulation techniques.
2.0 To comprehend the use of different types of transmission media and network devices.
3.0 To understand the error detection and correction in transmission of data.
4.0 To understand the concept of flow control, error control and LAN protocols.
5.0 To understand the functions performed by Network Management System.
The courseware is designed to provide detailed information for learning the content. The content as prescribed in the curriculum is structured as below.
• Course Objectives
• Course Plan
• Content Outline
• Unit Objectives
• Modules
• Teaching Points
In general, a set of Teaching Points constitute a lesson. Sometimes, even single Teaching Point may be considered as a lesson. The content treatment is given keeping in view the abilities to be developed in the students of diploma programmes as specified in the objectives.
The content is presented with a combination of various multimedia elements (Text, Graphics, Animation, Audio & Video). The navigational features provided enable the learners to browse through the content seamlessly. Self-tests are embedded at appropriate instants after content coverage with respect to one or a set of objectives. With this, the learner would be able to make a self assessment of their learning. Based on this, they would be able to revisit the content if required.
The course is introduced by an Expert through a video based lecture demonstration. In addition to the above, audience is taken through a guided tour of how to use the courseware through a video preparation.

Resource Persons:

• Dr. G. Kulanthaivel - SME
• Dr. V P. Sivhakumaar - SME / ID
• Shri. A.P. Felix Arokiya Raj - ID
Please click here to view the Detailed Course Structure.
Please click here to view the Sample Lesson .