Communications Fundamentals Course for K-12, Universities

Alcatel has developed a high-tech educational program called Fundamentals of Communications, a vendor-neutral theoretical course covering voice and data communications that introduces high school and university students to the impact of networking in the workplace; the global direction of voice, video and data convergence; and the value of information technology in the competitive marketplace. The curriculum was designed to optimize the understanding, implementation and use of communication technologies such as telephones, data switching, local area network design, virtual private networks, quality of service and security. It also provides insight into technological innovations of the future. Alcatel, Plano, TX, (972) 477-2555, www.alcatel.com.

Alcatel has developed a high-tech educational program called Fundamentals of Communications, a vendor-neutral theoretical course covering voice and data communications that introduces high school and university students to the impact of networking in the workplace; the global direction of voice, video and data convergence; and the value of information technology in the competitive marketplace. The curriculum was designed to optimize the understanding, implementation and use of communication technologies such as telephones, data switching, local area network design, virtual private networks, quality of service and security. It also provides insight into technological innovations of the future. Alcatel, Plano, TX, (972) 477-2555, www.alcatel.com.

This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.

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