Course 50369A: Learn Windows Internet Explorer 8 Step by Step

Audience(s):information workers
This Revision:A
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day

First published:

03 June 2011
About this course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the features and functions of Windows Internet Explorer 8. The course can be adapted to provide a full day of instruction by extending the amount of time available for the exercises and adding supplemental review exercises.
Audience profile
This course is intended for novice information workers who want to learn beginning-level Internet Explorer 8 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will know how to connect to the Web, work with Web pages and sites, and manage Internet Explorer. Specifically, they will be able to:
  • Connect to the Internet.
  • Set up Internet Explorer 8.
  • Display Web sites.
  • Work with tabs and pages.
  • Work with Web page content.
  • Subscribe to Web feeds.
  • Find, save, and return to Web sites.
  • Send Web pages and links.
  • Personalize Internet Explorer 8.
  • Block pop-up windows.
  • Configure Internet security zones.
  • Restrict objectionable content.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Connect to the Web
This module explains how to configure Internet Explorer 8, how to use some of the new features, and how to personalize the browser window and content display.
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Setting Up Internet Explorer 8
  • Displaying Web Sites
  • Working with Tabs and Pages
Lab : Working with Tabs and Pages
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create an Internet connection.
  • Work in Internet Explorer.
  • Open and browse multiple sites and pages.
Module 2: Work with Web Pages and SitesThis module explains how to work with Internet Explorer 8 to access information efficiently. It also describes techniques for conducting effective Web searches.Lessons
  • Working with Web Page Content
  • Subscribing to Web Feeds
  • Finding, Saving, and Returning to Web Sites
  • Sending Web Pages and Links
Lab : Finding, Saving, and Returning to Web SitesLab : Sending Web Pages and Links
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Work with Accelerators, RSS feeds, and Web Slices.
  • Search for information on the Web.
  • Share information from the Web.
Module 3: Manage Internet Explorer
This module explains how to specify what page Internet Explorer displays when the browser opens and how to change the appearance of the Web content. It also describes techniques and settings for protecting your computer from malicious content and how to prevent the display of specific types of content.
  • Personalizing Internet Explorer 8
  • Pop-Up Windows
  • Configuring Internet Security Zones
  • Restricting Objectionable Content
Lab : Personalizing Internet ExplorerLab : Configuring Internet Security ZonesLab : Restricting Objectionable Content
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure Internet Explorer to suit the way they work.
  • Determine how best to secure their computers while browsing the Web.
  • Block Web content that they don't want to be accessible from their computers.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic computer knowledge, such as keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Basic knowledge of the Windows operating system, including how to work with Control Panel.

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