"This second edition of IT Foundations has been updated to reflect the Microsoft Windows Vista and Office 2007 software environments. Before learning how to use the Microsoft applications, students will first identify the essential components of a computer and its main operations. Students will then move on to working with Microsoft Windows Vista. They will learn how to move around the operating system, troubleshoot problems in Help, and use the Control Panel to access system information. One chapter has been dedicated to working with Windows Explorer, where students will learn file management techniques and discover the new and improved Search function. Part 2 of this book covers the newest version of one of the most popular word processing applications today - Microsoft Word. Students will learn how to create professional-looking documents by incorporating tables, graphics and formatting techniques. Part 3 discusses Internet and email, specifically Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Mail, which is the new and improved version of Outlook Express. IT Foundations has been developed for Certificate I of the National Information Technology Training Package. It covers the following competencies: ICAU1128A Operate a personal computer ICAU1129A Operate a word processing application ICAU1133A Send and retrieve information using web browsers and email."--Provided by publisher.
"IT foundations has been developed for Certificate 1 of the National Information Technology Training Package. It covers the following competencies: ICAU1128A Operate a personal computer; ICAU1129A Operate a word processing application; ICAU1133A Send and retrieve information using web browsers and email."--Page 4 of cover.