Using Microsoft® Windows 8

Course Dates:  1/27, 2/19

Course Length: 1 day

Prerequisites: None
Course Level: Introductory
Course Fee: $345
Course Hours: 8:30 a.m. -4:15 p.m.

This course is designed for people to become familiar with and learn to navigate the Windows 8 interface. It will familiarize you with the Windows 8 user interface and its basic capabilities. In this course, you will explore Windows 8 and learn how to create documents, send email, browse the Internet, and share information between applications and with other users.

Target Student: This course is designed for any end user who is interested in learning about and using the features and functionality of the Windows 8 operating system for personal and/or professional use.

Prerequisites:  No particular prerequisite skills are required, but any previous exposure to personal computers and the Internet is helpful.

Course Content
Lesson 1: Getting to Know the Windows 8 User Interface
Sign In to Windows 8
Navigate the Start Screen

Lesson 2: Using Modern Apps and Navigation Features
Access and Identify the Charms
Modern Apps and Common Navigation Features
Multitasking with Apps

Lesson 3: Working with Desktop Applications
Navigate the Desktop
Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
Elements of a Desktop Window
Create and Modify Files with Desktop Applications

Lesson 4: Using Internet Explorer 10
Navigate Internet Explorer 10
Browse the Web

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 8 Environment
Customize the Start Screen
Customize the Desktop

Lesson 6: Using Windows 8 Security Features
Set Privacy Levels and Passwords
Use Windows Defender
Store and Share Files with SkyDrive