Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 3

About the course

The Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 3 course will teach how to use the News, Sports, Travel, Music and Video Apps in Windows 8. You will also learn how to connect a webcam to the Camera App.

Modules

There are 6 modules in this course

  • News App and My News
  • Sports App and Articles
  • Travel App and Booking
  • Music App and Playlists
  • Video App and Xbox Stores
  • Camera App and Webcams

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in “bite” size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks

Course Topics

News and Sports Apps

  • News App and My News;
  • Open the News App;
  • Add News Sources;
  • Open News Articles;
  • Apply Content Filters;
  • Add Sections to My News;
  • Change the Text Style;
  • Modify the Text Size
  • Move Between Articles;
  • Modify News App Settings;

Sports App and Articles

  • Open the Sports App;
  • Read Articles;
  • Use Sports App Options;
  • View League Statistics;
  • Modify the Sports App Banner;
  • Use Best of Web;
  • Add Favorite Teams;
  • Modify Sports App Settings;

Travel and Music Apps

  • Travel App and Booking;
  • Open the Travel App;
  • Search for Destinations;
  • View Destination Information;
  • Use Travel App Options;
  • View Destinations by Region;
  • Sort Destinations;
  • Book Flights;
  • Book Hotels;
  • Use the Best of Web;

Music App and Playlists

  • Create Accounts;
  • Set Preferences;
  • Play and Pause a Track;
  • Use the Previous and Next Commands;
  • View Album Information;
  • Set Playback Options;
  • Use Play an Artist and New Smart DJ;
  • Create, Play and Share Playlists;
  • Search for Music;

Video and Camera Apps

  • Video App and Xbox Stores;
  • Set Video Preferences;
  • Play and Pause Videos;
  • Navigate Videos;
  • Set Playback Options;
  • Set Devices with Play To;
  • Use the Xbox Stores;
  • Search for Videos;
  • Share Videos;

Camera App and Webcams

  • Open the Camera App;
  • Connect a Webcam;
  • Change Photo Resolution;
  • Modify the Brightness Setting;
  • Modify the Contrast Setting;
  • Take Webcam Photos;
  • Record Videos;
  • Use the Timer;
  • View Webcam Photos;