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Computer Employment Skills – Level 1 / Intro

 

Computer Employment Skills – Level 1

10-day program

Course Outline

 

DAY 1

Computer Basics

UNDERSTANDING THE COMPUTER

Computer Overview: hardware, software, applications,CPU, hard drive, ports, peripherals, memory,

Computer terms: input, data, output, processing, bytes, crash, freeze, file size etc.

Computer Ergonomics: proper body position

Keyboard Structure

Mouse

Storage Devices

What is an Icon?

What does the Taskbar Show?

Arrange Desktop Icons

Open a Program

UNDERSTANDING WINDOWS

Basic Window Structure and Elements

Minimize, Maximize, Restore, Close

MANIPULATE WINDOWS

Resize a Window

Move a Window

Switch Windows

Cascade Windows

Stack Windows

Show Windows Side by Side

 

STARTING AND ENDING YOUR COMPUTER SESSION

Log On and Off

Switch Between Users

Restart the Computer

Shut Down Options

 

HOW TO USE MAVIS BEACON

Set up the User Preferences

Do a Lesson

Play Solitaire to Practice Mouse Skills

 

 

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Computer Fundamentals Workbook

 

 

DAY 2

Microsoft Windows 7 Foundation

 

USE THE START MENU

Use the Start Menu – Overview of Elements

Add a Shortcut to the Desktop

Pin a Shortcut to the Task Bar

Pin a Shortcut to the Start Menu

Unpin Shortcuts

 

WORKING WITH  FILES AND FOLDERS

What is a Folder, a File and a Library?

Basic Computer Filing Structure

Navigate the Computer

Create and Name a Folder

Rename and Delete a Folder

Opening a File or Folder

Use Drag n’ Drop

Cut, Copy and Paste Files and Folders

Select Multiple Files and Folders

Use the Recycle Bin

 

USING HELP AND SEARCH

Launch Help

Overview of Help and Support Window

Search for a Help Topic

Use the Table of Contents

Choose Topics and Subtopics

Print a Help Topic

Use the Search Box

Use Search in the Start Menu

 

USE WINDOWS EXPLORER & LIBRARIES

Windows Explorer Overiview

Use View Options

Use Layout Options

 

ADJUSTMENTS

Adjust Date and Time Settings

Adjust Sound Volume

 

 

Lab session:

Microsoft Windows 7 Foundation Workbook

Mavis Beacon

 

 

DAY 3

Internet Explorer 8

INTERNET TERMINOLOGY

Explain internet, browser, URL (address), web page, website, home page

Explain viruses, phishing, hacking, hijacking, security, search engine

USING MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER

Launch Internet Explorer

Setup Options for First Time Use

Overview of IE Window Elements

Use Refresh, Stop and Compatibility Buttons

Zoom

Hyperlinks

Navigate through Web sites

Back and Forward buttons

Force a Web page to Display Within a New Window

Force a Web page to Display Within a New Tab

Switch Between Tabs

Use Quick Tabs

Drag n Drop Tabs

Close a Tab

Save a Web page as Home page

Save a Group of Tabs as a Home Page

Add a Webpage to the Favourites Bar and Favourites Panel

Download a Picture

SEARCH ENGINES

What are Search Engines?

Search Using Instant Search

Search Using the Address Bar

Add New Search Engines

Change the Default  Search Engine

Use Keywords and Phrases

Don’t use a single search word!

GETTING HELP

Display Help

Help Demos

Use Google for Help

PRINTING A WEB PAGE

Preview Web pages

Use Page Setup

Print the Entire Web Page

Print a Selected Area on a Web Page

 

Lab session: Internet Explorer 8 Workbook

Mavis Beacon

 

 

DAY 4

Microsoft Word 2010 Level 1, Part 1

 

STARTING OUT

What is Word?

Interface Overview

Interact With the Word

CREATE, OPEN, SAVE, CLOSE

Create a New Blank Document

Create a Document From a Template

Open Word Files

Use the Recent List

Switch Between Open Files

Save Documents

Use Help

Close a file

Exit Word

 

WORD  INTERFACE

Office Button

Ribbon Overview

Mini Toolbar

Status Bar

Right Click Menu

Use the Quick Access Toolbar

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar

Move the Quick Access Toolbar

Show/Hide the Ribbon

Use the Zoom Slider

Add, Select and Delete Text

Navigate a Word Document

 

 

FORMAT TEXT

Use the Font Group to Format Font

Use Undo and Redo

Use the Font Dialog

Format with the Mini-Toolbar

Use the Paragraph Group

Apply Borders and Shading

EDIT DOCUMENTS

Cut, Copy and Paste Text

Use Find, Replace and Go To

Use the Format Painter

 

 

 

 

 

Lab session: Word 2010 Foundation Workbook       pgs 1 – 77

Mavis Beacon

 

DAY 5

Microsoft Word 2010 Level 1, Part 2

 

 

 

FORMAT PARAGRAPHS

Use the Paragraph Dialog

Add Drop Caps

Apply a Quick Style

Use Change Styles

Set Font and Paragraph Defaults

USE  LISTS

Create a Basic List

Create a Multi-Level List

Create Custom Bullets or Numbers

Continue a List

Remove Bullets or Numbering

Sort Text

 

 

 

 

 

CHECK SPELLING & GRAMMAR

Use Right Click Options

Run a Spelling and Grammar Check

PRINTING AND VIEWING A DOCUMENT

Use the View Ribbon

Use Zoom Slider and Buttons

Use the Page Set-Up Group and Dialog

Use Print Options

 

 

Lab session: Complete the Word 2010 Foundation Workbook

Mavis Beacon

 

DAY 6

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Mail and Contacts

 

 

THE OUTLOOK INTERFACE

Explain electronic mail, spam, junk mail

Overview of Interface Elements

Switch Views Using the Navigation Pane

Overview of Outlook Folders

Use Help

WORKING WITH E-MAIL

Open and Read a Message

Create a Message

Save and Delete Messages

Preview and Print a Message

Use the Reading Pane

Use the To Do Bar

Reply to a Message

Forward a Message

Select a Message Recipient

Open an Attachment

Save an Attachment

Use the Attachment Previewer

Attach a File to a Message

Format Text in a Message

Use the Drafts Folder

Create, Send and Delete Draft Messages

WORKING WITH CONTACTS

Add a Contact

Edit a Contact

Forward a Contact

Emailing a Contact

Locating a Contact geographically

Create a Distribution List

Use the Contact Views

 

 

 

Lab session: Outlook 2010 Foundation Workbook

Mavis Beacon

 

 

DAY 7

Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1, Part 1

 

WORKING WITH WORKBOOKS

What is Excel?

Understand Workbooks and Worksheets

Interface Overview

CREATING, OPEN, SAVE, CLOSE WORKBOOKS

Create a new Workbook

Use Templates on the Computer

Use Online Templates

Open an Existing Workbook

Minimizing a Workbook

Save and Close a Workbook

WORKING WITH WORKSHEETS

Rename Worksheets

Change the Sheet Tab color

Insert Worksheets

Reorder Worksheets

Delete Worksheets

Hide/Unhide Worksheets

SELECT ITEMS IN EXCEL

Understanding Cells and Ranges

What is the Active Cell?

Select a Cell

Select a Row

Select a Column

Select a Range

Select a Non-contiguous Range

Select an Entire Worksheet

Select Several Worksheets

Select all Worksheets

NAVIGATING WITHIN A WORKSHEET

Navigate to a specific cell

Moving Around the Worksheet

Moving Within a Selection

ENTER DATA

Enter Text and Numbers

Enter Dates

Enter Current Date

Enter Current Time

Use Autofill (Series Fill)

Use AutoComplete

 

 

WORKING WITH CELLS

Drag and Drop Editing

Cut, Copy, Paste

Inserting Copied Cells

Use the Clipboard

INSERTING AND DELETING

Insert Rows

Insert Columns

Insert Cells

Delete Rows, Columns, Cells

Delete the contents of a Cell or Range

Use Clear Options

Hide and Unhide Columns and Rows

USING TIME SAVING FEATURES

Use AutoCorrect

Add items to AutoCorrect

Delete an AutoCorrect item

Spelling and Grammar Check

Add and Remove Comments

Use Find and Replace

FORMATTING COLUMNS AND ROWS

Change the Size of Rows or Columns

Changing Column Width to Fit Data

Set Default Column Widths

FORMATTING TEXT AND NUMBERS

Use Ribbon Commands

Use Dialog Boxes

Adjust Cell Alignment

Rotate Text

Wrap Text

Merge Options

Create Custom Number and Date Formats

Use the Format Painter

Find and Replace Formatting

 

 

Lab session:  Excel 2010 Workbook pgs 1 – 81

Mavis Beacon

 

DAY 8

Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1, Part 2

 

ADVANCED FORMATTING

Add Patterns and Colours

Add Borders

Apply Styles

Create Styles

Apply a Theme

BASIC FORMULAS AND FUNCTIONS

Understanding a Formula and Basic Mathematical Operators

Enter a Formula

Edit a Formula

Using the SUM Function

Using the AVERAGE Function

Using the COUNT Function

Using the MAX Function

Using the MIN Function

Use AutoCalculate

VIEWS AND WINDOWS

Use the View Ribbon to Change Views

Create a New Window

Hide, Unhide Windows

Freeze Panes

Split a Worksheet

Switch Between Open Workbooks

Arrange Multiple Windows

Compare Two Workbooks Side-by-Side

 

USING PAGE SETUP

Change Page Orientation

Set Paper Size

Change Margins

HEADERS AND FOOTERS

Use Standard Headers and Footers

Create Custom Headers or Footers

PRINTING A SPREADSHEET

Set Print Area

Use Print Preview

Changing the Margins in Print Preview

Center Data on a Page

Print Row or Column Titles on Every Page

Print Gridlines

Printing a Workbook

 

 

Lab session: Complete the Excel 2010 Foundation Workbook

 

DAY 9    Review/ Project Assignment

DAY 10  Project Completion