Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 2

Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 2
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About the course

The Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 2 course will teach how to use the Finance, Calendar, Weather and Map Apps in Windows 8. You will also learn how to use the Skydrive App and manage files in the Cloud.


There are 5 modules in this course

  • Finance App and Markets
  • Calendar App and Events
  • Weather App and Locations
  • SkyDrive App and Managing Files
  • Maps App and Directions

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

Finance and Calendar Apps

  • Finance App and Markets;
  • View Financial Articles;
  • Display Chart Movements;
  • Use the Watchlist;
  • View Exchange Rates;
  • View Commodity Prices;
  • View Major World Markets;
  • Display a List of Market Movers;
  • Change Your Default Country;

Calendar App and Events

  • Add Accounts to the Calendar;
  • Use Different Views;
  • Navigate the Calendar;
  • Create New Events;
  • View Event Details;
  • Edit Event Details;
  • Delete Events;

Weather and Maps Apps

  • Weather App and Locations;
  • Open the Weather App;
  • View Hourly Forecasts;
  • View Weather Maps;
  • View Historical Data;
  • View Forecasts for Other Locations;
  • View Weather in the Current Location;
  • Change Temperature Scales;
  • View World Weather;
  • Set Weather Options;

Maps App and Directions

  • Open the Maps App;
  • Navigate Maps;
  • Mark and Clear Maps;
  • View Traffic Conditions;
  • Change Map Styles;
  • Change to Your Location;
  • Find Directions and Locations;
  • Change Maps Options;
  • Change the Maps Region;

SkyDrive App and the Cloud

  • SkyDrive App and Managing Files;
  • Open the SkyDrive app;
  • Upload Files;
  • Create New Folders;
  • Move Folders and Files;
  • Show Folder Details;
  • Open and Delete Files;
  • Search SkyDrive for Files;
  • Modify SkyDrive Settings;
  • Use the Recycle Bin;