Online Class: Windows 10

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.

Self-Paced, Online Class
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  • 30
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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 Lessons

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  • Lesson 1: Welcome to Windows 10

    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.
  • Lesson 2: The Windows 10 Interface

    In this lesson, we're going to show you how to use Windows 10 by teaching you how to navigate the interface.
  • Lesson 3: Using the Start Menu

    We're going to dedicate this lesson to teaching you how to use and customize the Start menu, as well as work with the tiles found in it.
  • Lesson 4: The Taskbar

    In this lesson, we're going to take a closer look at the taskbar and teach you the many ways you can use it to find what it is you are looking for on your computer.
  • Lesson 5: Customizing Settings in Windows 10

    In Windows 10, you can use the Settings app to manage and customize your experience when you use Windows. This includes choosing what network you want to connect to, changing the date and time on your computer, selecting a desktop background, and many more things.
  • Lesson 6: Cortana and Search in Windows 10

    Meet Cortana, the personal digital assistant that will help you find the files you need, but will also keep you up-to-date with information, such as weather, traffic, or the best restaurants.
  • Lesson 7: Working with Apps, Documents and Virtual Desktops

    The Windows 10 Start menu contains tiles for several apps, and all the apps listed under All Apps in the Start menu
  • Lesson 8: The Windows 10 Apps

    We are going to list the free apps in this lesson, along with a brief overview of the app's purpose.In addition, we will talk more about some of the most popular apps in this lesson, then throughout the course.
  • Lesson 9: Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Edge is the new browser that comes prepackaged with the Windows operating system, replacing Internet Explorer. In this lesson, we're going to explore Microsoft Edge and all the new, modern features it contains.
  • Lesson 10: Accessibility Settings

    Your accessibility settings allow you to further tailor the way you interact with Windows.
  • Lesson 11: Users, Security, and Privacy

    Windows 10 has several programs and measures in place to help protect you and your computer.
  • Lesson 12: File Management

    File Explorer is where you can find all your files, and everything else on your computer, in Windows 10.
  • Lesson 13: Syncing Devices and Sharing Files with OneDrive

    You can sync all of your Windows 10 based devices using OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage service.
  • Lesson 14: Managing People and Time

    Windows 10 provides a lot more tools to make managing the things that are important to you when you use your computer. This includes improved contact management tools, a calendar app, and up-to-the-minute weather.
  • Lesson 15: Music and Windows 10

    We're going to talk about both the Music app and Windows Media Player in this lesson.

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.
  • Summarize 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.
  • Summarize file management in Windows 10.
  • Summarize syncing devices and sharing files with onedrive.
  • Describe managing people and time in Windows 10.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Windows 10
Course Number: 8900359
Lessons Rating: 4.3 / 5 Stars (5,134 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: September 2021
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus

Student Testimonials

  • "I thought it was a very good, comprehensive course." -- Hubert G.
  • "I thought it was great, and encompassed everything regarding Windows 10." -- Malycia A.
  • "All of it was helpful it because it explained from the beginning on how to update to setting up all what you need." -- Maria W.
  • "This course is concise, learned a lot more features on Windows 10 than expected. If one read the lesson very closely one would be able to get full marks on the exams." -- Andrew T.
  • "I found that File Management, Users/Security/Privacy, and learning more about Microsoft Edge gave me insight about Windows 10." -- Otis H.
  • "Good course for beginners to improve by self study in their own time without any stress. Course material and video presentation was very useful. Easy to understand and work it out practically on computer. " -- Masub B.
  • "There was a large amount of material presented with helpful links and videos." -- Laura F.
  • "As a newbie to IT, this course has given me the confidence to navigate the OS without the fear of "breaking" it. The components allowed me to use the www to further my learning. My grand kids are very proud of my achievement." -- Richard B.
  • "I am quite computer savvy. However after taking this course I can see this being a good course to recommend to others." -- Steven W.
  • "I found the self discovery lessons most helpful. That's how I learn best, by doing it myself so that was a nice surprise." -- Reanna H.
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