Getting Started with Windows 8

PASS Online

Checkpoint Learning Thomson Reuters

Windows 8, released by Microsoft Corporation in 2012, was the largest redesign of Windows since the introduction of Windows 95. This operating system has been met with mixed reviews. Windows 8 works very well with modern touchscreen devises. This course provides a basic overview of the operating system, geared toward giving the user comfort performing basic tasks such as navigating the system, customizing the start screen, and finding tools familiar to Windows users. The course also explores the Charms menu and provides an overview of basic tasks and how they are performed in Windows 8.


The Windows 8 Menu
Useful Tips for Windows 8
What's Next?

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Windows 8

Course properties

Form of education
Learning language
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
Course authors
PASS Online
Checkpoint Learning Thomson Reuters
Course cost
IP transfer allowed
Output knowledge, abilities, skills
identify methods of navigating the system and customizing the start screen, recognize the Charms and their function, identify methods to navigate to useful tools such as the task manager.
Entrance test
Groups formation by readiness level
Teachers presence
Tutors presence
Facilitators presence
Interactivity in training materials
Collaborative learning presence
Discussions, forums presence
Webinars, video conferences presence
meetup presence
LMS integration
Learning Analytics
Certification presence
Certification types
CPE Credit Certificate
Certificate name
CPE Credit -2 NY Credits : 2.0 TX Credits: 2.0
Course time limits
2 (hours)
Opportunity to enter after start
Learning types (sync/async)
Personal learning path possibility, course individualization
Special needs support