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.
- 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.
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.
|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|
|Order your Certificate||00:00:00|
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