GO! with Windows 10 Getting Started

Pearson (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 15. Oktober 2015
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 112 Seiten
978-0-13-415407-7 (ISBN)

Teach the Windows 10 content YOU want in LESS TIME!

This book provides a one-chapter overview of Windows 10.

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. The GO! series is the right solution for you and your students in today's fast-moving, mobile environment. GO! focuses on today's mobile worker wherever, whenever, and from whatever device. It covers Office Online, Office 365 collaboration, and touch devices, so students are prepared to work in any environment.

Windows 10 is a new approach to operating systems for the more mobile world we live in. With Windows 10, apps, services, and content move across devices seamlessly, and updates will be delivered regularly. There are a variety of enhancements from Windows 10, and there are significant changes from Windows 7. To guide both new and experienced users of earlier versions, the GO! series takes project-based approach, which allows students to explore the core functionality of Windows 10, while learning how to use it effectively.

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978-0-13-415407-7 (9780134154077)
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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.

Nancy Graviett is a professor in the Business and Computer Science department at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, Missouri, where she is the program coordinator for the Business Administrative Systems program and teaches within the program. Nancy is also very active with distance learning and teaches in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. She holds a master's degree from University of Missouri. Nancy holds Microsoft (R) Certified Application Specialist certification in multiple applications and provides training both on and off campus. In her free time, Nancy enjoys quilting and spending time with family and friends.

Debra Geoghan is currently an associate professor of computer and information science at Bucks County Community College, teaching computer classes ranging from basic computer literacy to cybercrime, computer forensics, and networking. She has earned certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA, Apple, and others. Deb has taught at the college level since 1996 and also spent 11 years in the high school classroom. She holds a B.S. in Secondary Science Education from Temple University and an M.A. in Computer Science Education from Arcadia University. Throughout her teaching career, Deb has worked with other educators to integrate technology across the curriculum. At BCCC, she serves on many technology committees, presents technology workshops for BCCC faculty, and runs a summer workshop for K-12 teachers interested in using technology in their classrooms. Deb is an avid user of technology which has earned her the nickname "gadget lady".

GO! Walkthrough

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows

Project 1A Getting to Know Windows 10

Objective 1: Explore the Windows 10 Environment

Activity 1.01 Identifying Apps and Platforms

Activity 1.02 Recognizing User Accounts in Windows 10

Activity 1.03 Turning On Your Computer, Signing In, and Exploring the Windows 10 Environment

Activity 1.04 Changing Your Desktop Background and Lock Screen Image

Activity 1.05 Creating a PIN to Use in Place of Passwords

Objective 2: Use File Explorer and Desktop Apps to Create a New Folder and Save a File

Activity 1.06 Pinning a Program and Adding a Toolbar to the Taskbar

Activity 1.07 Creating a New Folder to Store a File

Activity 1.08 Creating and Saving a File

More Knowledge: Jump to a Lettered Section of the All Apps List Quickly

Objective 3: Identify the Functions of the Windows 10 Operating System

Activity 1.09 Identifying Operating System Functions and Windows App Functions

Objective 4: Discover Windows 10 Features

Activity 1.10 Using Windows Apps

More Knowledge: Where Did the Hamburger Icon Come From?

Activity 1.11 Using Task View, Snap Assist, and Virtual Desktops

Activity 1.12 Organizing Your Start Menu and Getting Apps from the Windows Store

Activity 1.13 Using the Windows 10 Action Center

Activity 1.14 Using Cortana and Searching for Help

Activity 1.15 Using the Microsoft Edge Browser

Objective 5: Sign Out of Windows 10, Turn Off Your Computer, and Manage User Accounts

Activity 1.16 Locking, Signing Out of, and Shutting Down Your Computer

Activity 1.17 Customizing and Managing User Accounts

Objective 6: Managing Your Windows 10 System

Activity 1.18 Managing Windows Updates, Notifications, and Backup

More Knowledge: Consider a Commercial Backup Service Instead

Activity 1.19 Managing Windows Defender and Windows Firewall

Project 1B Managing Files and Folders

Objective 7: Download and Extract Files and Folders

Activity 1.20 Downloading Files from a Website

Objective 8: Use File Explorer to Display Locations, Folders, and Files

Activity 1.21 Navigating with File Explorer

Activity 1.22 Using File Explorer to Display Locations, Folders, and Files

Objective 9: Start Programs and Open Data Files

Activity 1.23 Starting Programs

Activity 1.24 Opening Data Files

More Knowledge: Storing Files and Creating Desktop Shortcuts for a Program on Your Desktop

Activity 1.25 Searching, Pinning, Sorting, and Filtering in File Explorer

Objective 10: Create, Rename, and Copy Files and Folders

Activity 1.26 Copying Files from a Removable Storage Device to the Documents Folder on the Hard Disk Drive

Activity 1.27 Creating Folders, Renaming Folders, and Renaming Files

Activity 1.28 Copying Files

Activity 1.29 Moving Files

More Knowledge: Using Shift + Click to Select Files

Activity 1.30 Copying and Moving Files by Snapping Two Windows

Activity 1.31 Deleting Files and Using the Recycle Bin

Objective 11: Use OneDrive as Cloud Storage

Activity 1.32 Using OneDrive as Cloud Storage

Summary GO! Learn It Online GO! For Job Success

Review and Assessment Guide for Windows 10 Chapter 1


Skills Review

Mastering Windows 10


GO! Think

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