Exploring Getting Started With Microsoft Windows 10 by Mary Anne PoatsyExploring Getting Started With Microsoft Windows 10 by Mary Anne Poatsy

Exploring Getting Started With Microsoft Windows 10

byMary Anne Poatsy

Paperback | October 7, 2015

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The goal of the Exploring series is to move readers beyond the point and click, to understanding the why and how behind each Microsoft Office skill. The yellow page & white page approach of the series identifies the hands-on work that teaches how to use Office (yellow pages) and the concepts and theories of why one would use certain Office skills (white pages). This combination provides students with an opportunity to critically think about what they are doing while completing projects, providing a deeper understanding of the skills and applications.


Windows 10 is a new approach to operating systems for the more mobile world we live in. With Windows 10, apps, services, and content move across devices seamlessly, and updates will be delivered regularly. There are a variety of enhancements from Windows 10, and there are significant changes from Windows 7. Since students are likely familiar with past versions, the accelerated pace of the Exploring series gives students a deeper skillset than they had before.


Mary Anne Poatsy Mary Anne Poatsy is a senior faculty member at Montgomery County Community College, teaching various computer application and concepts courses in face-to-face and online environments. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Mount Holyoke College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Northwestern University's Kello...
Title:Exploring Getting Started With Microsoft Windows 10Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 10.8 × 8.3 × 0.24 inPublished:October 7, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134403568

ISBN - 13:9780134403564


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Windows 10: Working with an Operating System


Outcomes & Objectives

Case Study: Cedar Grove Elementary School


Windows 10 Fundamentals

            Understanding the Windows 10 Interface

            Managing and Using the Desktop and Components

            Using Windows 10 Search Features


            Hands-On Exercise 1: Windows 10 Fundamentals


File Management

            Using File Explorer

            Selecting, Copying, and Moving Multiple Files and Folders

            Compressing Files and Folders


            Hands-On Exercise 2: File Management


Windows System and Security Features

            Working with Security Settings and Software

            Working with Administrative Tools


            Hands-On Exercise 3: Windows System and Security Features


Chapter Objectives Review

Key Terms Matching

Multiple Choice

Practice Exercises

Mid-Level Exercises

Beyond the Classroom

Capstone Exercise