BTEC ND Print–Based Media Year 2
Unit 54: Digital Communication
Learning Outcome 1: Understand digital communication systems
Assignment 1: Functions, Devices and Methods
Date of issue: 30th September 2009
Deadline: 6th November 2009
Lecturer: Martyn Moore
The purpose of this assignment is for you to gain and then demonstrate an understanding of digital communication technology and how it operates. The examples you select are entirely your choice. You are, however, encouraged to utilise the material provided within your timetabled sessions.
Identify a range of digital communication devices.
Provide a detailed explanation of the method each device employs to function as a communication tool.
Provide a detailed explanation of the protocols associated with each of the devices you have chosen to examine.