An Introduction to PCs Using Windows 8

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Description:

This An Introduction to PCs Using Windows 8 has been designed to help you understand what an operating system is and how it helps you to interact with the hardware. You will get an overview of PCs and the Windows 8 interface, using modern apps and navigation tools which coherently works with desktop applications.

Firstly, in this course, you will learn about the different devices that are available in a PC; input, output, storage devices, etc. Windows 8 is an updated OS version from Microsoft which incorporates a lot of new and exciting features and interface. This course will provide you a guideline on using the navigation features and desktop applications. You will also be introduced with the refurbished Internet Explorer 10. Customizing Windows 8 environment to suit your needs is also possible. Overall, including the security features, this course will prepare you for the professional field.

Who is this Course for?

An Introduction to PCs Using Windows 8 is perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment:

This course does not involve any MCQ exams. Students need to answer 3 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.

Course Curriculum

Getting to Know PCs and the Windows 8 User Interface
Identify Components of a Personal Computer IPU 00:08:00
Sign In to Windows 8 00:07:00
Signing In to Windows 8 and Managing Tiles 00:08:00
Navigate the Start Screen 00:18:00
Using the Account ID Menu 00:02:00
Using Modern Apps and Navigation Features
Access and Identify the Charms 00:03:00
Viewing the Charms 00:02:00
Modern Apps and Common Navigation Features 00:03:00
Navigating a Modern App 00:07:00
Multitasking with Apps 00:05:00
Working with Multiple Apps 00:05:00
Working with Desktop Applications
Navigate the Desktop IPU 00:07:00
Navigating The desktop 00:07:00
Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer IPU 00:09:00
Managing Files and Folders 00:15:00
Elements of a Desktop Window 00:12:00
Working with the Elements of a Desktop Window 00:10:00
Creating and Modifying Files with Wordpad 00:14:00
Printing a Document 00:05:00
Using Internet Explorer 10
Navigate Internet Explorer 10 00:08:00
Navigating Internet Explorer 10 00:09:00
Browse the Web 00:12:00
Using Internet Explorer and Share 00:08:00
Customizing the Windows 8 Environment
Customize the Start Screen 00:07:00
Creating Groups on the Start Screen 00:02:00
Changing PC Setting 00:07:00
Customize the Desktop IPU 00:08:00
Personalizing the Desktop 00:11:00
Using Windows 8 Security Features
Set Privacy Levels and Passwords 00:05:00
Changing Your Password 00:05:00
Use Windows Defender IPU 00:05:00
Changing Windows Defender Settings 00:05:00
Store and Share Files with SkyDrive 00:03:00
Assessment
Course Certification
Order your Certificate 00:00:00

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