Digital Communications Course
The communication of information of all kinds by means of binary signals - the ones and zeros that are used by computers - has developed into an integral part of today's society.
Learn the concepts and principles of digital communication by taking this micro course.
Cover the basic principles of data communications and see where those applications have a daily impact. Learn about communications between terminals and computers, local area networks and packet networks, modems and interfaces, fiber optic and satellite systems plus much more!
Lesson and Test Material for Certificate:
Assignment 1: An Overview of Data Communications
Assignment 2: Terminal Devices
Assignment 3: Messages and Transmission Channels
Assignment 4: Asynchronous Modems & Interfaces
Assignment 5: Synchronous Modems, Digital Transmissions
Assignment 6: Multiplexing Techniques
Assignment 7: Fiber Optic and Satellite Communications
Assignment 8: Protocols & Error Control
Assignment 9: Alternatives in Local Area Networks
Assignment 10:Architectures and Packet Networks
Assignment 11:Network Design and Management and ISDN
Computer Training Kit:
Starting from scratch, you can build a complete computer system! The Micro-Master¨ Trainer teaches you to write into RAMs, ROMs and run an 8085 microprocessor. You will write the initial instructions in permanent memory in a 2816EPROM.
Learn about input and output ports and computer timers. Build your own keyboard and learn how to scan keyboard and display. NO PREVIOUS COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED. Simple and easy to understand instructions teach you how to write in machine language. Upon completion of this kit, you will be proficient in computer technology. Includes 128 page lesson manual, instructions and experiments.
Data communications is commonly used in the world of business and it's being used more and more in homes as well. Whether it is transmission of bank account information from a central computer to a convenient electronic teller machine or the selection of a pay-per-view cable TV program, data communications is becoming an integral part of our daily activities.
Related Career Paths
Software Design Engineer, Applications Analyst, Programmer, Project Manager, Clinical Informatics
In addition, this CIE Bookstore Micro Course comes with Superior Student Privileges so you never have to study alone!
1. Instructor Assistance:
Use our toll-free Instructor Hot-line to access our faculty and staff if you ever need assistance with your course work. CIE's dedicated staff of instructors do more than just grade your exams; they help guide you, step-by-step, through your studies and hands-on training.
They'll encourage you when you're doing well and give you support when you need it. Most importantly they'll see that every question you have receives careful consideration by one or more members of the staff. You can be sure the response, whether it's a simple explanation or an in-depth theoretical discussion, will be prompt, courteous and thorough. (Some courses include non-CIE material, videos or software, that will supplement your studies but will not be included under Instructor Assistance.)
2. Priority Grading - No waiting
Your submitted exams will be graded and sent back to you within 24 hours. You can be sure that you will get back almost instantaneous feedback from your exams.
How do I enroll?
1. You can order online (click the 'Add to Cart' button).
2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 01-DD01.
3. You can mail a check or money order for $267.75
(includes $22.75 for shipping/handling) to:
1776 E. 17th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
4. Western Union or Bank transfer.
5. You can fax your order to us at 216-781-0331.
Foreign shipping expense will be higher.