Online Class: Windows 10


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Course Description

Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system released by Microsoft on June 29, 2015.  It follows Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, which introduced some of the biggest changes to the operating system since the first release in 1985. Windows 10 seems to blend what users loved about Windows 7 with the best features of Windows 8.1 to create a modern operating system that is productive and efficient. 

The purpose of this course is to teach all students how to navigate the Windows 10 interface, as well as use its features and apps, regardless of whether or not you are currently using the operating system. 

Students will learn how to:

·    Navigate the Windows 10 user interface

·    Create accounts in Windows

·    Open apps and programs

·    Work with tiles

·    Use the Start button and Start menu 

·    Access and use the Action Center

·    Work with apps and programs on the taskbar

·    Customize settings in Windows 10, including backgrounds, screensavers, and more.

·    Use the Settings app and the Control Panel

·    Search using Cortana

·    Use Windows 10 apps, including Mail, People, Calendar, Photos, Maps, and Weather

·    Navigate and use the new web browser, Microsoft Edge

·    Adjust accessibility settings for hearing and vision impaired users

·    And much more

You do not need access to Windows 10 to successfully complete this course.  However, since Windows 10 is free to download and install, it's recommended that any students install Windows 10 before beginning the course in order to gain hands-on experience as well as textbook knowledge.  

Course Requirements

There are no pre requisites. Anyone over the age of 13 is welcome to join this course. It is recommended though that individuals have some basic computer knowledge. 

Course Topics

Students will learn how to:

  • Navigate the Windows 10 user interface
  • Create accounts in Windows
  • Open apps and programs
  • Work with tiles
  • Use the Start button and Start menu 
  • Access and use the Action Center
  • Work with apps and programs on the taskbar
  • Customize settings in Windows 10, including backgrounds, screensavers, and more.
  • Use the Settings app and the Control Panel
  • Search using Cortana
  • Use Windows 10 apps, including Mail, People, Calendar, Photos, Maps, and Weather
  • Navigate and use the new web browser, Microsoft Edge
  • Adjust accessibility settings for hearing and vision impaired users
  • And much more

Course Materials

No additional course materials required to complete this course. 

Grading Policy

A brief 10 pt. quiz will follow each lesson. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what Windows 10 is.
  • Describe the Windows 10 interface.
  • Identify the Start Menu, The Taskbar, and customizing settings in Windows 10.
  • Know usages of Cortana and Search in Windows 10.
  • Describe working with apps, documents and virtual desktops.
  • Describe Windows 10 Apps and using Microsoft Edge.
  • Identify accessibility settings.
  • Recognize users, security, and privacy settings in Windows 10.
  • Know file management in Windows 10.
  • Know syncing devices and sharing files with onedrive.
  • Describe managing people and time in Windows 10, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Assignment 11
Exam 19
Assignment 21
Exam 210
Assignment 31
Exam 310
Assignment 41
Exam 410
Assignment 51
Exam 510
Assignment 61
Exam 68
Assignment 71
Exam 710
Assignment 81
Exam 810
Assignment 91
Exam 910
Assignment 101
Exam 1010
Assignment 111
Exam 1110
Assignment 121
Exam 1210
Assignment 131
Exam 1310
Assignment 141
Exam 1410
Assignment 151
Lesson 15 Exam10
Total Points:162

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