Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet for Business Use (manual orders only) Boot Camp - 1 Day - EliteITCerts.com

Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet for Business Use (manual orders only) Boot Camp - 1 Day

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Course Specifications

Course Number:

091104

Course Length:

1 day

Course Description

Overview:

Your Windows 8 tablet is a powerful tool to help you stay organized and connected when you are on the move. Today's tablets are powerful computers in their own right. You can use your Windows 8 tablet to manage your schedule, keep up with news and email, compose and deliver presentations, even run productivity apps such as Microsoft Office. In this course, you will learn how to set up, configure, and secure a Windows 8 tablet, run and use various apps, manage files, use your tablet in conjunction with other devices, and search for information.

Course Objectives:

In this course, you will learn to use a Microsoft Windows 8 tablet for business use.

You will:

  • Run and use apps on a Windows 8 tablet.
  • Install, configure, and uninstall Windows 8 apps.
  • Use Windows 8 features to quickly find information.
  • Share information from a Windows 8 tablet.
  • Manage files on your tablet.
  • Configure your tablet and the devices you connect to it.
  • Secure your tablet and the resources you access with it.

 

Target Student:

This course is designed for students with some experience using Windows XP, Vista, or 7 who wish to learn how to use a Windows 8 tablet for business use.

Prerequisites:

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, preferably some version of Microsoft Windows such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.

Course-specific Technical Requirements

Hardware

For this course, each student and the instructor will require the following hardware:

  • A tablet device that meets Microsoft requirements to run Windows 8 or RT:
    • Intel- or ARM-based CPU
    • Minimum 1366 x 768 display resolution
    • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor
    • 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) RAM
    • 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) disk storage
  • Internet access, provided through Wi-Fi, cabled Ethernet (docking station, for example), or mobile broadband.

Optional Hardware

Optionally, you may provide a richer hands-on experience by providing the following hardware:

  • Keyboard, mouse, or other external devices to perform optional device configuration activities.
  • Printer (network or local) to perform optional printer setup and output activities.

Instructor Hardware

Additionally, the instructor will require:

  • A projection system to display the instructor's computer screen.
  • A docking device, if needed to connect the instructor's tablet to the projection system and any additional monitors used by the instructor in the classroom. As an alternative to display the instructor's tablet, the instructor can use a workstation computer to host the course and display slides, and can use web conferencing software to share the tablet display with the class.

Software

Each tablet (students and instructor) will require the following software.

  • Any version of Windows 8 installed on the tablet, such as Windows 8 Pro or Windows RT.
  • Remote students accessing the course through web conferencing may find it helpful to have a separate computer from their tablet to log into the session.

Instructor Software

Additionally, the instructor tablet will require:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint, if the instructor intends to use the tablet to present the course slides.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with your Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet

Topic A: Identify Components of a Windows 8 Tablet

Topic B: Launch Apps and Navigate from the Start Screen

Topic C: Enter Text Using the Touch Interface

Topic D: Navigate Between Apps

Lesson 2: Managing Apps

Topic A: Set Up a Microsoft Account

Topic B: Install and Configure Apps

Lesson 3: Finding Information

Topic A: Use Windows 8 Search

Topic B: Use Internet Explorer

Topic C: Obtain Help and Support

Lesson 4: Sharing Information

Topic A: Use Mail

Topic B: Use Windows 8 Spelling Check

Topic C: Share from Apps

Lesson 5: Managing Files

Topic A: Manage Files with File Explorer

Topic B: Search within Files

Lesson 6: Configuring Your Tablet

Topic A: Configure the Start Screen

Topic B: Configure Settings

Topic C: Add and Remove Devices

Topic D: Configure and Use Printing Devices

Topic E: Configure Display Devices

Topic F: Maintain Your Hardware

Lesson 7: Securing Your Tablet

Topic A: Secure Your Tablet Physically

Topic B: Secure Your Tablet Software and Files

Topic C: Secure Your Network and Web Access

Appendix A: Windows 8 Navigation Summary

Appendix B: Tablet Setup

Appendix C: Backup and Sync

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