Study Guide for Exam 2
Study Guide for Exam 2 CALS 002
Popular in Foundation:Information Tech
Popular in Calculus and Pre Calculus
This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by Brooke Pietrafesa on Monday March 21, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to CALS 002 at University of Vermont taught by Thomas P. DeSisto in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see Foundation:Information Tech in Calculus and Pre Calculus at University of Vermont.
Reviews for Study Guide for Exam 2
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 03/21/16
CALS Study Guide Exam 2 Networking Computer network- 2 or more computers/ devices connected together in a way that they can communicate or exchange data Broadband- high speed internet access that is always on and faster than traditional dial up access (6 types of broadband) o Cable o Digital subscriber line (DSL) o Fiber optic o Satellite o Wireless mobile o Broadband over power line (BPL) Network Interface Controller (NIC)- hardware device that enables network connections to be made between computers and other electronic devices Router- device that serves as a central hub for data coming from and being sent to the various NICs Broadband Modem- connects local network to the internet service provider Internet Service Provider (ISP)- organization or company that provides access to internet Making connections (hardware) o Coaxial cable – copper o Fiber optic cable – glass/plastic that light travels through o Ethernet cable o WiFi (wireless radio frequency RF signal) o Bluetooth (wireless radio frequency RR signal), point to point connection Local Area Network (LAN) – router connected to various devices, router connected to broadband modem, broadband modem connects to ISP to connect to internet Transmission speed – measured in bits per second (8 bits= 1 byte) o can be tested at www.speedtest.net o Download speed= upload speed (symmetrical) o Download speed does not= upload speed (asymmetrical) Open Internet and Search Net Neutrality/ Open internet- consumers make their own choices about what apps/services to use and are free to decide what content they want to access or create or share on internet o 3 key areas of FCC (Federal Communications Commission) “bright line rules” no blocking – ISP can’t block access to legal content no throttling- ISP can’t impair/ degrade lawful internet traffic on basis of content /apps no paid prioritization - no website can be faster than another Filter Bubbles- invisible editing of the web o Your google search results may be different than someone else’s based on your search history o Search bubbles are personal and unique, creating a universe in which you live online o You don’t decide what gets edited in or out Search Process o Have research question o Come up with key words o Start search broad narrow down o Use reference section of articles to find more sources o Annotate bibliography o Evaluate source credibility o Talk to reference librarian Pitfalls to Avoid o Don’t search only broad terms o Avoid non- credible sources o Reference many sources not just a few o Recognize that filer bubbles exist When to cite/ reference Material o Cite when quotes, facts, or ideas are taken from a secondary or tertiary source o Usually parenthetical citations Tables and Figures Methods of presenting info o Text o Tables o Figures Usage of tables and figures o Visual material that presents large amounts of material in a systematic manner o Don’t use to take up space, break up text, or to make results seem important that aren’t Table- image constructed of columns and rows that systematically displays data o Parts Number Title Head Body Note (optional) Figure- any image that is not a table o Types Graph Chart Map Picture o Parts to figure Image Number Note Graphs o Pie graph Used to compare percentages 5 categories of less used to show contrast o Bar Graph Used to compare % or values across 5+ categories Shows differences b/w large number of attributes Label x and y axis o Line graph Shows trends over time o Scatter plot Shows relationship between 2 sets of values Charts o Used to represent: Parts of a larger object or group Flow chart- shows steps in process Schematics of an object Sources Citations and References Citation- marker pointing you to proper reference Reference- detailed info on the source of the material Need both citations and references in a paper parenthetical citations (Last name, year) Types of sources o Primary- original material o Secondary- analysis and interpretation of original material o Tertiary- summation of primary and secondary sources Reference list- list of all works cited Bibliography- lists all works cited and reviewed for paper Footnotes and endnotes o APA does not recommend- too expensive o Types of footnotes Content- supplemental info for reader Copyright – sources more than 500 words need copyright permission Managing Online Presence Reputation management Companies hired to push bad info onto later google hit pages Link accounts together and sign up for social media to make these your top hits o Can control your social media Can sign up for google alerts- tells you when your name is used on a website Google doesn’t delete bad articles, just pushed them farther back
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'