Windows 8 Level 12015-07-03T09:16:53+00:00

Windows 8 Level 1

Windows 8 Level 1 course provides an overview and introduction to the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system (Professional Edition). Students will learn the basic concepts and most commonly used features and functions of Windows 8. They will learn the fundamentals of the Windows 8 operating system along with how to locate important system information, set up, manage, and remove user accounts, as well as how to navigate and view files on the computer using File Explorer.
Students will learn how to manage folders and files, how to personalize the Windows 8 environment and examine the methods of updating and protecting a computer. In addition, students will learn how to use Windows 8.1 built-in accessory apps. They will also learn how to share a file or folder with OneDrive’s cloud file storage.
This course consists of six lessons, and an Exam Preparation Exercise. The Exam Preparation Exercise is designed to prepare the student for the final exam.

COURSE PREREQUISITE(S)

Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users course or Personal Computer Fundamentals for Technical Users, or equivalent knowledge.

METHOD OF DELIVERY

Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning Career College facilitators.

COURSE NOTES

Course manual provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

LESSON 1

Overview of Windows 8.1; Getting Started; Manipulating Windows and Apps; Ending Your Session

LESSON 2

PC Settings; User Account Management and the Microsoft Account; Using File Explorer

LESSON 3

Working with Folders and Files; File and Folder Properties; Searching Files and Folders

LESSON 4

Customizing the Desktop; Customizing the Start Screen; Customizing the Taskbar

LESSON 5

Windows Apps; More Windows Apps; Using OneDrive

LESSON 6

Keeping Windows 8.1 Up-to-Date; Windows Security; Protecting Your Privacy

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