IT 273 Project Assessment 2 Grading Rubric
This component of the Course Assessment consists of a 2–3 page Project that assesses the following learning
IT273-2: Differentiate between the various types of network media, TCP/IP core protocols, and IPv4
addressing schemes typically used in a networked environment.
Once you start the Assessment, you will have 1 week to complete the Project. You must submit your Project to
the Dropbox within the specified time. When you are ready to submit it, go to the Dropbox and complete the
steps below, or download the directions here: http://extmedia.kaplan.edu/global/DropboxGuide_s.pdf:
Click the link that says “Submit an Assignment.”
In the “Submit to Basket” menu, select “Essay.”
Click the “Add Attachments” button.
Follow the steps listed to attach your Word documents.
Use the following convention to name your Project: IT273‐Outcome2‐LastName‐ FirstName, where your own
name is typed (example: IT273‐Outcome2‐Edison‐Thomas). Submit the completed document as an
attachment to the basket.
Make sure that you save a copy of your submitted Project. When you are finished, select “Submit for Grade.”
Please notify Academic Advising when your Project is submitted and ready for grading.
A Kaplan University faculty member will grade the Project within 48 hours and notify your advisor of your
grade. A score of 80% or better is required to pass this portion of the Course Assessment. A score of at least
80% on each of the five Assessments is required to pass the Course Assessment for full course credit.
Read the scenario below and answer the essay and exercise questions that follow:
Scenario: ABC Company deploys computer networking as a fundamental resource for their successful
electronic business and commerce operations. This is accomplished with internet, intranet and extranets
technologies. The company has three office locations. The home office is a series of three buildings within a
1000 meter radius in Atlanta and houses 150 users. One branch office is located in Baltimore and houses 60
users. The other branch office is located in Chicago and houses 50 users.
1 Essay Question: Which of the following types of Ethernet is likely to be deployed in the home office: 10
BASE-T, 100BASE-T, or 1000 Base-T? Why? Discuss the concept of signal attenuation and how it is
2 Essay Question: Select three of the following types of media that ABC Company may use in their home
office building and discuss how they may be used in: twisted pair cable, coaxial cable, fiber optic cable,
microwave, cellular, and satellite technology.
3 Exercise Questions: Complete exercises 1 and 2.
Exercise A: For the 8 binary numbers listed in Table 1 below, fill in the missing parts in the blue shaded
column under Decimal. The first two rows and the last row are done for you.