OCR: Topic 10 Resources

Learners should have studied the following:

types of networks:

a.  LAN (Local Area Network)
b.  WAN (Wide Area Network)
factors that affect the performance of networks


Choose from the following to help you learn:

Books

CAMBRIDGE Computer Science: 
Page 187 Section "Why networks" which continues with LAN and WAN on page 189.
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 22. Section "Local Area Networks" and Page 21 "Wide Area Networks".
Page 31. Section "Factors affecting network performance"
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition):
Page 82. Section "Local Area Networks" and Page 88 "Wide Area Networks"
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012):
Page 78. Section "LOCAL AREA NETWORKS" and Page 82 "WIDE AREA NETWORKS"
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 17 - R9. Network Classifications & Server Types. Paragraphs 1,2 & 4.
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 30. Section "Networks - introduction", "Benefits of networks" and,
Page 31. Section "Types of network".



Web Sites

BBC Bitesize: Page 2 "LANs and WANs"
Cambridge MOOC: Section 46 "Advantages of networking" and Section 50 "Differences between a LAN and a WAN"
Wikipedia:  Local area network (LAN) and Wide area network (WAN)
Simple Wikipedia: Computer network, Local Area Network and Wide Area Network
Techopedia: LAN and WAN
Cambridge Digital: n/a
Teach-ICT: THEORY 1 to 9 not including 7

YouTube

CraignDave: n/a
ComputerScienceTutor:
Watch from 0:31 to 5:07

MrMDKnight: Advantages of using networks - Watch from 0:00 to 5:57
MrMDKnight: LANs and WANs - Watch from 0:00 to 2:46

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