Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
The Internet, TCP/IP, and DNS
- Identify and discuss the two primary protocols that form the foundation of the Internet.
- Define and describe the purpose of DNS. Provide an example of what DNS does.
- Identify the protocol DNS relies upon for delivering data to the appropriate destination.
- Discuss two or more reasons why TCP/IP and DNS are important to the way the Internet functions using information from this week’s lecture,
Your initial response should be a minimum of 300 words in length.
Guided response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Has the post appropriately described the uses and purpose of DNS? Is the example appropriate for showing what DNS does? In what way do you agree or disagree with the importance attributed to TCP/IP and DNS? Your replies should be between 100 and 150 words in length and add depth and insight to the discussion. See the About Discussions link in the left-hand navigation pane of your classroom for more information.