Windows 7:

Topic-Level Outline

                         Days:  1

          Prerequisites:  Experience using a personal computer, keyboard, and mouse

                         Unit 1 :  The Windows 7 environment

                               Topic A: 0  The Windows 7 desktop

                               A-1:                               Logging on to a Windows 7 computer

                               A-2:                               Identifying desktop components

                               A-3:                               Using the mouse

                               Topic B: 0  The taskbar

                               B-1:                               Using the Start menu

                               B-2:                               Switching between applications

                               Topic C: 0  Window management

                               C-1:                               Moving and resizing a window

                               C-2:                               Using the Control menu buttons

                               C-3:                               Working with commands

                               C-4:                               Using scrollbars

                               C-5:                               Using the Save As dialog box

                               Topic D: 0  Windows Help and Support

                         D-1:                         Picking a Help topic

                         D-2:                         Searching for Help topics

                         D-3:                         Locking and logging off of Windows 7

                         Unit 2 :  Files, folders, and libraries

                               Topic A: 0  Folders and libraries

                               A-1:                               Browsing the folder hierarchy in Windows Explorer

                               A-2:                               Using libraries

                               A-3:                               Creating a folder

                               A-4:                               Renaming a folder

                               Topic B: 0  Working with files

                         B-1:                         Opening files in their associated programs

                         B-2:                         Displaying file extensions and changing associations

                         B-3:                         Creating and saving a text file

                         B-4:                         Printing a file

                         B-5:                         Moving and copying files

                         B-6:                         Deleting a file

                         Unit 3 :  Managing content

                               Topic A: 0  Working with Windows Explorer

                               A-1:                               Customizing Windows Explorer

                               A-2:                               Editing metadata

                               Topic B: 0  Searching for content

                         B-1:                         Searching for file names and contents

                         Unit 4 :  Customizing the environment

                               Topic A: 0  Icons and shortcuts

                               A-1:                               Adding shortcuts to the Start menu and taskbar

                               A-2:                               Adding shortcuts to the desktop

                               A-3:                               Customizing the Start menu and taskbar

                               A-4:                               Removing Start menu shortcuts and taskbar icons

                               A-5:                               Adding a folder to the Favorites list

                               Topic B: 0  Gadgets

                               B-1:                               Inspecting gadgets

                               Topic C: 0  System settings

                         C-1:                         Setting mouse properties

                         C-2:                         Setting keyboard properties

                         C-3:                         Choosing a new desktop background

                         C-4:                         Choosing a screen saver

                         C-5:                         Configuring sound settings

                         Unit 5 :  Internet Explorer 8

                               Topic A: 0  Web browsing

                               A-1:                               Exploring the Internet Explorer interface

                               A-2:                               Using hyperlinks and the Address bar

                               A-3:                               Working with the History list

                               Topic B: 0  Tabbed browsing

                               B-1:                               Opening and switching between tabs

                               Topic C: 0  Web searching

                               C-1:                               Running a basic search

                               C-2:                               Using Google

                               Topic D: 0  Customization

                               D-1:                               Working with the Favorites list

                               D-2:                               Clearing your browser history

                               D-3:                               Adding an RSS news feed

                               Topic E: 0  Multimedia content

                                                                                                                                                                                           E-1:                                                                                                                                                                                           Playing audio content

                                                                                                                                                                                           E-2:                                                                                                                                                                                           Playing video content