General Introduction and Course Description
The Microsoft Windows Operating System Basic course introduces you to a practical application or use of the Microsoft Windows 10 (Win10) operating system. The Windows 10 is an operating system type of software that runs at the backend of every Microsoft-based computers which presents users with a user-interface to run other applications such as Ms-Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
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In this course, we will utilize a practical or hands-on approach to show how you can get familiar with the features and functionalities of the Windows 10 operating systems and how to navigate your way around it to help you manage your files and other hardware and your computer in general.
Pre-Requirements and Target Audience
The course is designed for both beginners who do not have any prior background in Ms Windows 10, and for intermediate level people who also wish to extend their practical/hand-on skills and knowledge. To achieve or fully take advantage of this course, it is important you have a laptop or desktop computer with the Microsoft Windows 10 installed, and also with Office365 or any Ms-Office installed.
Job Opportunities – The course also enables you to find jobs in the following areas
Course Modules / Structure
The Course is divided into 5 Modules:
Week 1 – Module 1: Introduction to Windows 10, Programs and Documents
Week 2 – Module 2: The Windows Taskbar and Personalizing Your Desktop
Week 3 – Module 3: Managing Files and Folders
Week 3 – Module 4: Windows Settings and Control Panel
Week 4 and 5 – Module 5: Final Component and Assessment Leading to Award of a Certification (This final module includes Windows Options and Tools + Computer Security + Quizzes)
Finding the Course (Modules) Contents
For each module, a number of videos are made available. These guide you step-by-step through the course. If you have issues with the course materials, please contact the instructor using the Instructor contact information below.
Each module also presents a quiz that you can take to test your own knowledge. This quiz takes a practical approach requiring you to practice what you have learnt. The quiz should be submitted (as Word document) to the instructor’s email (see below) and this will be assessed by the instructor to provide you with feedback and grading.
Final Assessment and Certification (Module 5 + Final Quiz)
To be able to complete the full course and obtain a certificate of completion, you will be required to take Module 5 and do a FINAL ASSESSMENT which you are required to pass. You are required to score 70% and above for the FINAL ASSESSMENT to be eligible for the certification.
Instructor Name: Dr. Fredrick Ezeh
Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org