Video: Computer Networks

The chances are, you use computer networks every day. Whether you connect to a network at your workplace, or use the Internet at home, computer networks help information get to you efficiently.  

But have you wondered how they work or what’s really happening when you visit a web page? This video makes it easy:

What it Teaches:
This video focuses on the basics of computer networks, and how data and information are shared. It teaches:
  • The basic idea of a network, online and off
  • Why computer networks matter in organizations
  • How to think about “nodes” and “connections”
  • How protocols let networks communicate
  • Why the Internet is a “network of networks”
Are you a teacher or trainer? This video is part of the Common Craft video library and is designed for teaching technology quickly and with a smile. Common Craft members can download and/or embed the video for use on public or private websites.