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For Introductory Computer courses in Microsoft Office 2010 or courses in Computer Concepts that includes coverage of Microsoft Windows 8.
Teach the course YOU want in LESS TIME! The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly-defined projects for students and a one of a kind supplements package.
Shelley Gaskin, Series Editor for the GO! Series, is a professor of business and computer technology at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California. She holds a master's degree in business education from Northern Illinois University and a doctorate in adult and community education from Ball State University. Dr. Gaskin has 15 years of experience in the computer industry with several Fortune 500 companies and has developed and written training materials for custom systems applications in both the public and private sector. She is also the author of books on Microsoft Outlook and word processing.
Table of Contents
GO! with Windows 8 Getting Started
Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows 8
Project 1A Get to Know Windows 8
Objective 1 Use the Start Screen and Windows 8 Apps
Activity 1.01 Turning On Your Computer, Signing In to a Windows 8 User Account, and Exploring the Windows 8 Environment
Activity 1.02 Using the Start Screen
Activity 1.03 Using Windows 8 Apps
Activity 1.04 Moving Between the Start Screen and the Desktop
Objective 2 Use File Explorer and Desktop Apps to Create a New Folder and Save a File on a Removable Storage Device
Activity 1.05 Pinning a Program to the Taskbar
Activity 1.06 Use File Explorer to Create a New Folder on a Removable Storage Device
Objective 3 Manage Desktop Windows
Activity 1.07 Minimizing, Maximizing, and Restoring a Window
Activity 1.08 Hiding and Displaying Windows
Activity 1.09 Using Snap to Display Two Windows Side by Side
Objective 4 Resize, Move, and Scroll Windows
Activity 1.10 Resizing, Moving, Scrolling, and Closing Windows
Project 1B Manage Folders and Files
Objective 5 Start Programs and Open Data Files
Activity 1.11 Starting Programs and Opening Data Files
Objective 6 Use File Explorer to Manage Folders and Files
Activity 1.12 Using File Explorer to Display Libraries, Folders, and Files
Activity 1.13 Moving and Renaming Folders
Activity 1.14 Copying Files
Activity 1.15 Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Files
Activity 1.16 Compressing Files
Activity 1.17 Using the Address Bar to Navigate Drives and Folders
Objective 7 Find Folders and Files
Activity 1.18 Adding Descriptions and Tags to Files
Activity 1.19 Finding Files and Folders and Creating a Search Folder