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Module 4: Planning a network

Section Length
1: Topic - Network Deployment Planning 15 min
2: Hands-on - Mapping the Fort York Micro Mesh 40 min
3: Discussion and reflection activity 20 min
4: Wrap-up and week ahead 5 min
Workshop length 1:30 min

1: Topic - Network Deployment Planning

Objectives

  • List features of a wifi or mesh deployment
  • Explain and summarize important factors to consider for deployment

Materials

  • Class Presentation
  • Class Shared Notes (i.e., using Riseup Pad or something similar)

Activity

  • Presentation on Deployment (8 min)
  • Planning Considerations Activity (8 min)
    1. Split into groups/pairs
    2. Assign each group a case from WNDW (5 exist)
    3. Ask the groups to read through the cases, identify aspects to keep in mind when planning and present a summary to the group of what they anticipate
    4. Collect responses on in class shared notes and discuss

2: Hands-on - Mapping the Fort York Micro Mesh

Objectives

  • Sketch out and prototype an imagined Fort York Micro Mesh

Materials

  • Printed map (previous class confirm location. Ask if people live nearby, < 10min walk) and would be up for using their home)
  • Google Earth
  • Hardware examples

Activity

3: Discussion and reflection activity

4: Wrap-up and week ahead

  • Next session we will talk about Net Neutrality and why and how to "keep the pulse of a network"

Homework

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