Microsoft® Windows 8 for Tablet Use

Course Dates: By Request

Course Length:  1 day
Course Fee:  $345
Course Hours: 8:30-4:15

Course Overview:
Your Windows 8 tablet is a powerful tool to help you stay organized and connected when you are on the move. Today’s tablets are powerful computers in their own right. You can use your Windows 8 tablet to manage your schedule, keep up with news and email, compose and deliver presentations, even run productivity apps such as Microsoft Office. In this course, you will learn how to set up, configure, and secure a Windows 8 tablet, run and use various apps, manage files, use your tablet in conjunction with other devices, and search for information.

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, preferably some version of Microsoft Windows such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with your Microsoft® Windows® 8 Tablet
Identify Components of a Windows 8 Tablet
Launch Apps and Navigate from the Start Screen
Enter Text Using the Touch Interface
Navigate Between Apps

Lesson 2: Managing Apps
Set Up a Microsoft Account
Install and Configure Apps

Lesson 3: Finding Information
Use Windows 8 Search
Use Internet Explorer
Obtain Help and Support

Lesson 4: Sharing Information
Use Mail
Use Windows 8 Spelling Check
Share from Apps

Lesson 5: Managing Files
Manage Files with File Explorer
Search within Files

Lesson 6: Configuring Your Tablet
Configure the Start Screen
Configure Settings
Add and Remove Devices
Configure and Use Printing Devices
Configure Display Devices
Maintain Your Hardware

Lesson 7: Securing Your Tablet
Secure Your Tablet Physically
Secure Your Tablet Software and Files
Secure Your Network and Web Access