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WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM COMPUTER INTRODUCTION COURSE

Description
Participants will learn basic computer concepts and skills related to computers. Participants will receive a thorough introduction to the domain environment. In addition, they will learn Windows techniques and become acquainted with applications.

Delivery method: Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities

Benefits: This course provides a broad information base for participants so that they have a greater awareness and confidence when using computers. Not only do participants learn what the components are, but they also learn why they need to know this information and how it affects them in a practical way. This may enable participants to participate in conversations, make appropriate requests, and troubleshoot problems related to personal computers.

Target: Participants enrolling in this course are not required to have any background knowledge or experience in computers. What's next: This course is geared toward the beginner computer user. Familiarity with the concepts presented in this course is a prerequisite for many introductory application courses. Performance-based objectives

Topic objectives help participants become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: *Log on to Windows, shut down and restart the operating system, and work with desktop objects and windows. *Navigate to information stored on the computer.

*Use Windows Explorer to manage files and folders.
*Use common Windows program techniques by working with WordPad and Paint. *Customize the Windows desktop to best suit your needs.
*Use My Network Places to browse the network and view connections; use the Active Directory to browse and search shared folders; activate the Offline Files feature, make changes to a file, and then synchronize the copies on the domain and their computers. *Manage and administer the workstation by using the Microsoft Management Console, the Control Panel, and the NTFS used in Windows.

Course content

|Topic 1: The Windows Environment |Topic 4: Working with Windows Programs | |Logging on to your Workstation |An Orientation to Windows Programs | |The Windows Desktop |Cutting, Copying, and Pasting in Windows Programs | |Overview of Input Devices |Topic 5: Customizing the Windows Desktop | |The Taskbar and the Start Menu |Working with Shortcuts | |Working with an Open Window |Using Web Style View for the Desktop and Folders | |Using Help |Working with Control Panel Settings | |Topic 2: Working with the Windows Hierarchy |Topic 6: Using the Network and the Active Directory | |An Introduction to the Windows Hierarchy |My Network Places | |My Computer |The Active Directory | |My Network Places |Working Remotely | |The Search Feature |Topic 7: Managing and Administering the Workstation | |Topic 3: Using Windows Explorer |Microsoft Management Console | |Orientation to the Windows Explorer...
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