Windows NT Workstation 4.0: Orientation
Group 3 - The Beginners
Software version number: 4.0
Course length: 2 day(s)
Hardware/software required to run this course
You will need 12 megabytes (MB) of Random Access Memory (RAM) if you are using Windows NT Workstation. See your reference manual for hardware considerations that apply to your specific hardware setup.
In addition, you will need printers if you want to print the documents created in the course.
Overview: Students will learn the benefits of working with personal computers and of using Windows NT Workstation.
Delivery method: Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Benefits: Students will learn how to use the Windows NT Workstation environment to create and manage documents.
Target student: Students enrolling in this course should be new to computers and Windows NT Workstation.
Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
* Identify some fundamental personal computing concepts and terminology, such as hardware components and software; examine and identify components of the Windows NT Workstation 4.0 screen; select items with the mouse; and access Windows NT Workstation features by using the Start button
* Work with windows by using buttons and dragging techniques; work with multiple programs by using the taskbar to switch between and tile windows; observe the contents of a hard disk by using the My Computer icon; and access a disk quickly by creating a desktop shortcut.
* Become accustomed to common Windows NT Workstation program techniques by experimenting with WordPad.
* Display the contents of disks by using the Windows NT Explorer; create a folder by using the shortcut menu; copy and move documents and folders by dragging them; and sort and locate documents by using the Windows NT Explorer.
* Prepare a disk for use by using the Format command; copy and move groups of documents; delete and restore documents by using the Recycle Bin.
* Share data between programs by using the Edit, Copy and Edit, Paste commands.
* Identify some fundamental concepts and terminology of computer networks; observe shared resources by using the Network Neighborhood icon; access shared data; and connect to a remote printer.
* Customize the appearance of your Windows NT Workstation desktop; exit Windows NT Workstation by using the Shut Down command.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Windows NT Workstation
Orientation to personal computers
Orientation to the Windows NT Workstation screen
The Start button
Lesson 2: Working with the Windows NT Workstation desktop
Window components and mouse settings
Using the taskbar
Working with multiple windows
Lesson 3: Basic application techniques
Creating a document by using WordPad
Editing a document
Working with a long document
Lesson 4: Introduction to Windows NT Explorer
Orientation to the Windows NT Explorer
Copying and moving objects
Sorting and finding documents
Lesson 5: Additional document-management techniques
Formatting a disk
Copying and moving groups of documents
Using the Recycle Bin
Lesson 6: Cutting, copying, and pasting
Copying and moving data
Lesson 7: Using network resources
Orientation to the concept of networking
Accessing shared folders
Using network printers
Lesson 8: Customizing the workstation display
Customizing the workstation
The Shut Down command
Appendix A: Using Help
Appendix B: Using Windows NT Workstation security features
Course number: 44-122