Windows 7 Basic Training Course Outline

Microsoft Windows Training CoursesThis one-day course teaches the core features and functions of Windows 7. Students will learn how to use the Start menu and taskbar move and resize windows create and manage files, folders, and libraries edit file metadata and search for content on their computers. Students will also create shortcuts, use gadgets, and change system settings. Finally, students will browse the Web with Internet Explorer 8, add sites to their Favorites lists, and add RSS feeds.

Course Contents:
Unit 1: The Windows 7 environment
Topic A: The Windows 7 desktop
Topic B: The taskbar
Topic C: Window management
Topic D: Windows Help and Support

Unit 2: Files, folders, and libraries
Topic A: Folders and libraries
Topic B: Working with files

Unit 3: Managing content
Topic A: Working with Windows Explorer
Topic B: Searching for content

Unit 4: Customizing the environment
Topic A: Icons and shortcuts
Topic B: Gadgets
Topic C: System settings

Unit 5: Internet Explorer 8
Topic A: Web browsing
Topic B: Tabbed browsing
Topic C: Web searching
Topic D: Customization
Topic E: Multimedia content
Target Audience
This course will benefit new users of a personal computer. No previous experience of using a computer is required though some ability with using a mouse and keyboard will be advantageous.