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Courseware Repository

Note:

In order to access and download materials from the Courseware Repository, you must first have a Cyber Range Account. If you do not have an account, please see our article on Requesting an Account in the Range.

The Cyber Range offers a wide variety of resources to our instructors, including our Courseware Repository. The Courseware Repository includes course syllabi, lesson plans, presentation slides, lab exercises, exams, and other content that educators can use in the classroom.

  1. To navigate to the Courseware Repository, head to the Virginia Cyber Range, where you can find the Courseware tab at the top of the page.

    The "Courseware" tab can be found to the right of the "Features" tab.

  2. After the Courseware Repository page has loaded, you will will be able to browse the large selection of modules available to instructors. The page should look like the image below:

  3. After you land on the Courseware Repository page, you have a wide variety of content to choose from. An example of one of our courses can be shown below:

Search Feature

If you're looking for a specific topic in the Repository, you can take advantage of our Search Feature.

The Courseware Repository is indexed, searchable, and filterable. You can access the filters by selecting the Advanced Options button next to the search bar.

You can access the filters by selecting the cog wheel next to the Search button.

You have the ability to filter our content through many different categories. You can filter content by education levels, experience levels, content categories, KSA's, Knowledge Units (KU's) and even contributors.

Content Categories

Our categorized content makes it easy to search and find the materials you are looking for. Course materials are offered in modular form to allow flexible adoption of offerings, so you can teach in the classroom however you like!

  • Course - Courses can contain a syllabus, individual lesson plans, modules, presentation slides, homeworks and exams, and hands-on labs with necessary documentation.

  • Module - A module can consist of 3-6 lessons of related material and can be stand-alone or part of a course. All modules include a module description document with a brief description of the module and a list of lessons, labs, and homeworks.

  • Lesson - Lessons can consist of lesson plans, objectives, readings, external resources, and suggested in-class exercises.

  • Lab Exercises - Lab exercises are intended as a laboratory event to reinforce a specific cybersecurity concept or concepts, normally as part of a specific cybersecurity course. Would normally include one to three virtual machines with software to complete the exercise, along with a scenario description, detailed instructions for participants, separate instructions for course instructors administering the exercise, as well as a grading rubric.

Course Catalog

We have a wide variety of content for instructors to take advantage of. If you're interested in seeing everything the Repository has to offer, please take a look at our Course Catalog.