Journal of Information Systems Education


This teaching tip addresses the faculty preparation, course design, and resource allocation undertaken to teach an undergraduate course in telecommunications and data networking to business students with a concentration in Information Systems. There are special difficulties in designing such a course because of the hardware preparation involved and the assignment of supervisor rights to a large number of students. The course lectures are integrated with problem-solving oriented laboratory based assignments. The author believes that hands-on experience with networking hardware and software for the students is essential to grasp the data networking concepts



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