|Computer & Information Science Department: CIS-201|
Cuyamaca College Cisco Networking Academy
CCNA - Voice (CIS-210)
Changes to this syllabus may occur anytime during the semester. Notification of changes will be provided via Blackboard announcements.
Given a LAN/WAN configuration scenario, students will be able to:
Method of Evaluation
Text, Materials and Online Websites
Instructor's Website: http://www.cuyamaca.edu/cis/cte-cis-cisco-flex-classes.asp
Dropping the Class
Students who drop but don’t officially withdraw will receive an F.
The assignments for this course can be broken in the following groups:
2.Labs: During the course, labs will be used to guide students through the practical application of concepts learned in the chapter content and provide an opportunity to learn skills for configuring Cisco routers and switches. Lab assignments will be provided in the assignments section of each chapter on Blackboard. Once a lab assignment is completed it should be submitted using Blackboard. Assignments are considered completed when the questions on the lab assignment are answered and a copy of the configuration has been submitted.
The Cuyamaca College Cisco
Networking Academy is equipped with access servers that
allow students to access the laboratory equipment from
home via the Internet.
Students present in
the classroom have first priority for access to
network equipment during class hours.
At the beginning of
normal class hours,
the lab equipment wiring will be pulled on any
equipment that is not in use by a student
present in the classroom.
When finished with a
lab assignment and prior to leaving the lab, please delete router/switch
configurations, disconnect equipment cabling,
and power-off the equipment, including PCs, that
you used for the lab assignment .
Students may wire equipment for use at home during the last hour of class.
4.Study Guides: During the course there will be required and optional study guides provided to assist students with identifying key information in the reading assignment.
Evaluation and Grading
Evaluation in this course is designed to give students a maximum feedback of their progress and to work as a tool to reinforce concepts.
An orientation exam has been activated for all students on Blackboard. Whereas this exam is not averaged into the student’s final grade, it is a required component for the course. It must be successfully completed with a score of 100% before any exams will be activated or any assignments graded.
Online Study Guides
There are ten (10) online chapter exams provided by the Cisco Networking Academy. These are being treated as required study guides. Students may work through each study guide up to four times each. The last score uploaded on the Cisco website will be the one the instructor uses to calculate your grade. The instructor will neither look for your best score nor average the results of your attempts. The last grade reported will be the grade of record for that study guide.
Online Chapter Exams
Chapter exams are provided using the class Blackboard container. These Exams are located in the assignments section of blackboard. Students will take these exams in the classroom. Handwritten notes and the optional study guide may be used as reference material when taking the chapter exams. These exams may be taken two (2) times with the last exam grade for the chapter being the number used to calculate the grade for the exam. The last grade reported will be the grade of record for that exam.
The Comprehensive Final Skills-based Exam is a practical exam covering the skills learned during the course and may include skills covered as part of the prerequisites for taking this course. The exam is taken in the classroom using installed routers, switches, computers and other equipment provided by the instructor. Students may use material designed as a professional reference material to assist them during the skills exam. Examples of authorized references are: "CCNA Portable Command Guide"; "Cisco IOS in a nutshell". Neither textbooks nor the Internet are considered authorized reference material.† It is the discretion of the instructor of record for the course to determine whether a specific reference item will be authorized for use during the Comprehensive Final Skills-based Exam.The Comprehensive skills exam must be passed with a minimum grade of 60% in order to pass the course, regardless of previous performance.
The Comprehensive Online Final Exam is a multiple-choice exam that covers the entire semester of course material. The Comprehensive Final Exam is taken in the classroom on one of the school's computers without access to any reference material. Students will be allowed blank paper and a pen The Comprehensive skills exam must be passed with a minimum grade of 60% in order to pass the course, regardless of previous performance.
The student must obtain a passing score on both the Comprehensive Skills and Online Final Exams (both Skills Based final, and Online Comprehensive finals require 60% or above for passing) to pass the course. The online and skills-based final exams must be taken by the student to complete the course.All exams must be taken in the classroom. Students must have a passing score on both the Skills-based Final Exam and Online Comprehensive Final Exam in order to pass the class regardless of cumulative grade total.
Copying and/or printing of any test will result in your being dropped from the class.
Printing of the curriculum is not allowed.
Grades will be assigned as follows:
1. Students are responsible for managing their progress through the course.
To ensure successful completion of the course, please follow the rules listed below concerning submitting assignments and taking chapter exams.
2. You should regularly review the assignment schedule and recommended progress scheduleto be sure you do not fall behind during the semester. We have noticed that students who fall further than 1(one) chapter behind the recommended pace have unnecessary stress completing the course. If you find yourself falling behind the recommended pace please contact your instructor for assistance and/or guidance.
Students who have submitted a written notification of accelerated completion at the beginning of the semester will be provided, in writing, the maximum number of assignments that will be accepted each week for grading.
Note: Managing assignment completion is especially critical at
the end of the semester. Mismanagement could cause completed
assignments not to get graded.
4. Courses with graded study guides: Up to 2 (two) study guides will be graded for each student perweek
5. All Assignments must be submitted no later than the end of week 15
of the semester.
6. Only 1 chapter exam will be activated for each student per week.
You are allowed to take each chapter exam once. Chapter exams will be activated a maximum of 2 times. Make sure when you request that an exam be activated you will be able to complete the exam during the period requested.
Students who plan to progress through the curriculum at an accelerated pace will be informed, in writing, the maximum number of exams that will be allowed to be activated each week.
Note: Students progressing at an accelerated pace will be provided an accelerated assignment schedule.
Note: remember, only one chapter exam will be activated each week including week 15.
8. If you have to be absent for more than one (1) week please notify the instructor via the Journal.Please remember, Packet Tracer assignments can still be submitted during periods when you are unable to attend class.
9. Registration in this class implies your interest in learning the knowledge content and skills covered by the course. Prior to performing the assigned skill activities, it is necessary to complete the reading assignment.Assistance is available in the lab and the classroom by instructors and tutors to help clarify technical concepts you have read in the reading assignments or experienced during the skills assignments. To ensure you benefit from an instructor’s/tutor’s assistance you may be asked relative questions from the reading assignment. Since reading is an important part of your learning experience you may be directed to reread sections of the curriculum prior to receiving further assistance
Changes to this syllabus may occur anytime during the semester.
Notification of changes will be provided via Blackboard announcements