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Texas Networking Framework


Standard Description
130.305.1A identify and demonstrate work behaviors that enhance employability and job advancement such as regular attendance, promptness, attention to proper attire, maintenance of a clean and safe work environment, appropriate voice, and pride in work Lessons
130.305.1B identify and demonstrate positive personal qualities such as flexibility, open-mindedness, initiative, listening attentively to speakers, and willingness to learn new knowledge and skills Lessons
130.305.1C employ effective reading and writing skills Lessons
130.305.1D employ effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills Lessons
130.305.1E solve problems and think critically Lessons
130.305.1F demonstrate leadership skills and function effectively as a team member Lessons
130.305.1G identify and implement proper safety procedures Lessons
130.305.1H demonstrate an understanding of legal and ethical responsibilities in relation to the field of IT Lessons
130.305.1I demonstrate planning and time-management skills such as project management, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing a project Lessons
130.305.2A select and research a specific job area with its accompanying duties and tasks Lessons
130.305.2B formulate a personal career plan along with the education, job skills, and experience necessary to achieve career goals Lessons
130.305.2C develop a resume Lessons
130.305.3A demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills with individuals from varied cultures such as fellow workers, management, and customers Lessons
130.305.3B complete work orders for repair and installation Lessons
130.305.3C estimate supplies, materials, and labor costs on installation, maintenance, and repair work orders Lessons
130.305.3D interpret technical documentation such as schematics, drawings, charts, diagrams, technical manuals, and bulletins Lessons
130.305.4A explain digital and analog electronics theory Lessons
130.305.4B demonstrate knowledge of binary in relation to Internet Protocol (IP) addressing Lessons
130.305.4C distinguish the differences between a data packet and voice communications Lessons
130.305.4D define the layers and functions of the Open System Interconnection model Lessons
130.305.4E explain Transport Control Protocol and IP fundamentals, including subnetting Lessons
130.305.4F distinguish between public and private networks Lessons
130.305.4G describe the standards and operations of wireless technologies in telecommunications and data networks Lessons
130.305.4H differentiate between types of networks Lessons
130.305.4I identify national standards for data communication Lessons
130.305.4J identify the potential benefits and problems for the future of telecommunications and data networking Lessons
130.305.5A demonstrate understanding of components of telecommunications and data networks Lessons
130.305.5B identify major network operating systems Lessons
130.305.5C distinguish between different types of cables used in the telecommunications and data networking Lessons
130.305.5D describe telecommunications and data networking media and connectors; Lessons
130.305.5E differentiate among computer network topologies Lessons
130.305.5F explain the distinction between connectionless and connection transport Lessons
130.305.5G explain the use of Transport Control Protocol and IP utilities Lessons
130.305.5H explain how to test, validate, and troubleshoot IP connectivity Lessons
130.305.5I identify good practices to ensure network security Lessons
130.305.6A analyze various types and components of networks Lessons
130.305.6B analyze the characteristics of networks to select the optimum configuration for an industry solution Lessons
130.305.7A produce planning documentation required prior to network implementation Lessons
130.305.7B explain the impact of environmental factors on computer networks Lessons
130.305.7C identify common peripheral ports and common network components such as hubs, routers, and switches Lessons
130.305.7D develop an addressing scheme, including a subnetting chart Lessons
130.305.7E specify the tools that are commonly used to resolve network equipment problems Lessons
130.305.7F identify vendor testing documentation such as patches, fixes, and upgrades Lessons
130.305.7G demonstrate standard backup procedures and backup media storage practices Lessons
130.305.7H identify the factors that might affect performance in a network environment such as logic or frequency spectrum interference Lessons
130.305.8A develop a written disaster recovery plan Lessons
130.305.8B develop a written preventive maintenance plan Lessons