The ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course (leading to ExpertRating Windows XP Skills
Windows XP -- the new Windows Experience -- is the latest and
greatest version of Microsoft Windows. Whether you're new to Windows
or an experienced PC aficionado, there's a lot to learn in the
all-new Windows XP.
the Windows newbie, there's never been a better time to learn. The
new XP interface is designed to make the learning curve easier than
ever. Experienced Windows users will also appreciate the new
frictionless interface that makes a computer quicker, easier, and
more productive. This course covers all the basic skills and
concepts needed to use a computer to do anything - be it surf the
Internet, write a book, day trade stocks, manage your finances, play
music, edit photos, or just do e-mail. You need only know enough to
get connected to the online course. Basic buzzwords and concepts of
drives, directories, files, and so forth are explained in depth, as
well as all the skills you need to get help when you need it, back
out of awkward situations gracefully, and take advantage of the
Internet like never before.
also learn to use and customize the new interface; work with texts,
pictures, photos, sound, music and DVD, Interactive TV and video;
create shortcuts to favorites; get the most from the Internet; and
even build your own local area network (LAN).
This course includes a knowledgeable and
caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons,
facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor
for this course will be Alan Simpson.
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course instructor :Alan Simpson is the
award-winning author of over 100 computer books published in many
languages throughout the world, including his latest: Alan Simpson's
Windows Vista Bible. Alan's books and courses have been praised for
his crystal-clear, friendly writing style. Alan has taught for the
California State University and the University of California, has
earned a Master's Degree, and holds Security+ certification.
For taking this instructor led ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course you need
Internet access, e-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or
Mozilla Firefox Web browser. A computer equipped with a copy of
Windows XP is recommended. Students who want to learn about the
product before purchase are also welcome.
The ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course has received overwhelming positive
feedback and reviews from students around the world. Here are a few:
fine course! I learned so much. Now using XP will be much more enjoyable."
Simpson was a excellent instructor and made the course feel like a classroom, by
the way he handled the discussions. You can learn a lot by what happens to
time I had problems, I received quick feedback. When the problem could not be
solved immediately, the instructor would work with me no matter how many minutes
or hours were needed to solve the problem. With the time spent answering
questions (in depth if needed) about all the problems of the students in this
class, this instructor or teaching assistant went "above and beyond" duty to
help each one of us... I really appreciate that because when I taught, I did the
same thing although I wouldn't do it any other way... it takes a lot of time and
a former educator, I've taken many computer workshops. This was the most helpful
ever. It is really a well-designed and helpful course."
the course my computer knowledge was random and I was not confident. Now, I am
very confident. Also I was not a believer in online courses. Now, I like them
very much and recommend them to anyone who is interested! I am sure you will
learn more than in a classroom."
the course my computer knowledge was random and I was not confident, now I am
very confident. Also I was not believe on online courses, now I like them very
much and recommend them to anyone who is interested. I am sure you will learn
more than in a classroom."
computer class I have taken."
lesson was very helpful. I really appreciated being able to print the lesson up
for future reference. The format was easy to follow. I enjoyed it a lot!"
though I've been using Windows since version 3.1, I managed to pick up a few
tips that I didn't know before the class."
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course
ExpertRating Windows XP Skills Certification)
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been developed by experienced Soft Skills Experts.
The ExpertRating Windows XP Skills Certification is by far the best value for money instructor led
Windows XP Skills Program at $129.99.
Some Popular questions and answers about
this ExpertRating Online Windows XP Courseand Certification:
How much does the
Windows XP Skills Certification cost and what does it include?
You can buy this ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course
Windows XP Skills certification at a special offer price of only $129.99 which
includes the in-depth ExpertRating Online Windows XP Courseware and exam fee. This is
the best value for money Windows XP Skills Program available till date. You
get the following services within the USD $129.99 fee.
In-depth ExpertRating Online Windows XP Courseware including scenarios and case studies.
An instructor to guide you through the
course and to whom you can direct your questions.
World wide airmail delivery of the hard
copy Windows XP Skills Certificate. The Windows XP Skills Certificate can be used
to prove your certified status and does not mention the words
An online transcript that can be used to
prove your certified credentials on the internet at any time.
How do I get certified?
The process of getting yourself certified is very simple. All you have to do is buy the
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course for $129.99. Log in to the instructor led course using your password. Go through the
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Courseware (which would take you 6 weeks) and complete the final
Windows XP Skills Certification exam at your convenience. You can complete the exam within 2 months of buying the
Windows XP Skills Certification. The result of the exam appears as soon as it is completed, and your
Windows XP Skills Certificate is mailed immediately.
What learning aids will I get?
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course includes the following learning aids:
24 x 7 hour access to the courseware. A printer friendly version of the
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course is also provided
A friendly instructor to answer your questions online
A discussion area to have your questions answered
Chapter end quizzes to ensure that you are learning important aspects of every chapter
Chapter assignments to help you practically use the
Windows XP Skills that you will learn during the Windows XP Skills Course.
What is the final exam like?
The final exam is fully based upon the
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Courseware that is provided along with the
Windows XP Skills Certification. If you have gone through the courseware properly you should not have a problem clearing the exam. The exam consists of multiple choice questions from all chapters of the
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Courseware.
What are the course start dates?
ExpertRating instructor led courses commence
every month, you can always choose a suitable date for your course
commencement in any month. To see available course start dates,
please click on the "Enroll now" button.
All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when the lesson is released, but you must complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
A new section of each course starts on the second or third Wednesday of each month. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.
is the best versions of Windows available to date.
Windows XP is a family of 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems
produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home
and business desktops, notebook computers, and media centers. The
name "XP" stands for eXPerience. Introduction to Windows XP course
will teach you how to work with administrator tools, internet and
file sharing, security issues, and provide more important networking
information for XP. You can easily locate a file, store and share
pictures, play your music anywhere and keep the most important
things handy with the help of Windows XP.
Windows XP combines the stability of
Windows 2000 with the consumer oriented features of Windows ME. The
ExpertRating Introduction to Windows XP Certification course will
teach you the nuances of this useful operating system.
ExpertRating Online Windows XP Course
Coverage (6 weeks program)
Wednesday - Lesson 01
This first lesson
will start at the beginning by defining all the
terms that everybody else assumes you already
know. You'll discover the simple meanings behind
words like keyboard, mouse, shortcut, click,
right-click, drag, desktop, menus, scrollbars,
title bars, toolbars, the taskbar, dialog boxes,
and more. By the time you finish this lesson,
you'll know how to apply what you've learned to
opening and closing programs, working with
multiple programs, and much more.
Friday - Lesson 02
With some basic
skills and terminology under your belt, you're
ready to go through the process of creating,
printing, editing, saving, and reopening your
first document. In this lesson, you'll learn
valuable skills for working with text and how to
copy and paste. You'll learn how to place a
document in a folder, then find and reopen it
again at any time in the future with ease.
You'll also learn tricks of the trade for
finding lost files on your system.
Wednesday - Lesson 03
Have a digital
camera or scanner? Looking to get some pictures
into the computer, or work with the pictures you
already have? Then you'll love this lesson. Here
you'll learn about opening, editing, cropping,
and resizing pictures. Undo the changes you
don't like, and keep the changes you do like.
Organize your pictures so they're easy to find.
Print your pictures or view them in a slide
show. Send pictures to family and friends
through e-mail. And use your own pictures as
your Windows desktop background!
Friday - Lesson 04
In this lesson,
you'll learn about making music with Windows XP.
You'll find out how to control the sound volume
on your PC. Then this lesson will go over how to
create your own collection of favorite songs and
play them right from your computer. Finally,
this lesson will discuss how to make your own
custom music CDs of favorite songs and how to
copy songs to a portable music player. It's
easier than you'd think!
Wednesday - Lesson 05-
Most people have
heard of viruses that can infect your computer.
In this lesson, you'll learn all about
protecting your computer from those and other
threats to your computer's security. You'll
discover the importance of using free automatic
updates to keep your computer secure. You'll
learn to use the free Windows firewall to
protect your PC from Internet hackers. And
you'll see how to use antivirus and other
programs to shield your PC from harmful programs
and irritating ads.
Friday - Lesson 06
This lesson will
take a tour through the network of files and
folders on your computer's hard disk. You'll see
how everything that's in your computer is
actually stored in files, and those files are
organized into folders. You'll learn about tools
and techniques for navigating and exploring your
computer's folders and the files within them.
You'll also find out about external computer
disks like floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs. You'll
even learn how to create your own folders!
Wednesday - Lesson 07
This lesson will
build on the tools and terminology you learned
in Lesson 6 to take your skill level to new
heights. Here you'll learn what words like
kilobyte, megabyte, and gigabyte really mean.
You'll learn how to move and copy files between
folders and different kinds of disks. And you'll
discover the tricks to renaming and deleting
files, as well as recovering files you erased by
accident. As an added bonus, you'll learn how to
create your own custom shortcut icons, making it
easy to get to the files and folders you use
Friday - Lesson 08
something about the look and feel of your
computer screen? In this lesson, you'll learn
how to personalize Windows XP. First, you'll
learn about Control Panel, where most options
for personalizing your PC are stored. You'll see
how easy it is to change the appearance and size
of things on your screen. And you'll discover
techniques for customizing your mouse and
keyboard to you own needs. You'll even learn to
create user accounts, which allow each person
who uses a computer to have his or her own
personal files and settings, separate from
others who share the same computer.
Wednesday - Lesson 09
This lesson will
get into some of the technical hardware that
makes the whole computer work. You'll learn
about RAM, the CPU, and other major computer
components. You'll learn to discover the
capabilities of your own computer, and how to
keep it in peak condition. You'll discover new
ways to troubleshoot problems and get the
information you need, when you need it, without
always having to ask some knowledgeable person.
Friday - Lesson 10
Did you know that
there are over 100,000 different programs
available for Windows XP? Nobody has them all or
needs them all. But it's nice to know you have
choices. In this lesson, you'll learn about
acquiring and installing new programs. You'll
also learn how to remove any programs you don't
want. And you'll learn about adding hardware
devices like printers, scanners, and cameras to
Wednesday - Lesson 11
Pictures are fun,
but did you know you can also create your own
movies with Windows XP? In this lesson, you'll
find out how to use the Movie Maker program
that's built right into Windows XP. With it, you
can create your own slide shows and videos
complete with custom titles, credits, background
music, and special effects.