Internet Explorer 8 Foundation Courseware

Internet Explorer 8 Foundation Training Materials

Courseware Training Materials

Foundation / Intermediate level computer training materials for delivering training to your students, staff or clients.  A courseware site licence allows you to train an unlimited number of people, at your training center using these teaching resources.

Training Course Outlines


  • The Internet
  • World Wide Web (WWW) vs. the Internet
  • URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
  • Hyperlinks
  • ISP (Internet Service Provider)
  • Web sites and URLs
  • Structure of a Web Address
  • Web Browser
  • Podcasts


  • Opening the Microsoft Internet Explorer program
  • Entering a URL into the Address Bar
  • Minimizing, maximizing, restoring and closing icons
  • Zoom
  • Hyperlinks
  • Navigating through Web sites
  • Back and Forward buttons
  • Forcing a Web page to display within a new window
  • Forcing a Web page to display within a new tab
  • Switching between tabs
  • Quick Tabs
  • Tab List
  • Closing a tab
  • Stop button
  • Refreshing Web pages
  • Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds
  • Internet Explorer icons
  • Copying a picture from a Web site page
  • Saving a picture on a Web page as a picture file
  • Copying a Web address link (URL) from a web page to a document
  • Copying a URL from a non linked area, such as the Address Bar
  • Saving a Web page
  • Downloading files from a Web page
  • Adobe Acrobat files


  • Search Engines
  • Searching using Instant Search
  • Searching using the Address Bar
  • Adding new search engines
  • Temporarily changing the search engine
  • Changing the default search engine
  • Search Engine Web sites
  • Using keywords and phrases
  • Don’t use a single search word!
  • Searching using specific words
  • Searching using an exact phrase
  • Searching by excluding a word(s)
  • Searching by date
  • Searching by file format
  • Online encyclopedias
  • Online dictionaries


  • Displaying Help
  • Help Demos
  • Browsing for Help
  • Asking for Help
  • Printing Help sheets


  • Setting your Home Page (stating page)
  • Visiting the Home Page
  • Setting multiple Home Pages
  • Revisiting Web pages via the address bar
  • Displaying your viewing history
  • Deleting a history item
  • Deleting the entire browsing history and temporary files
  • Customizing history options
  • Internet cache
  • Emptying the cache and deleting temporary Internet files
  • Adding a Web page to your favorites
  • Opening a favorite (bookmark)
  • Creating a new favorites folder
  • Moving a favorite to a folder
  • Renaming a bookmark
  • Deleting a bookmark
  • Adding a Web page to a bookmark folder
  • Deleting a favorites folder
  • Toolbars
  • Disabling picture display
  • Setting your default browser
  • Installing Add-ons


  • What are feeds?
  • Viewing Web pages containing feeds
  • Subscribing to feeds
  • Viewing subscribed feeds
  • Unsubscribing from Feeds


  • Internet security & password logons
  • Risks associated with online activity
  • Parental control options
  • Submitting & resetting Web based forms
  • Practice using a fill-in form
  • Protected sites
  • Digital certificates
  • Encryption
  • Secure web sites and https
  • Viruses
  • Virus checkers
  • Malware
  • Spyware
  • Worms
  • Trojans
  • Spam
  • Fraud
  • Firewall
  • Pop-Up blocking
  • Turning off popup blocking
  • Cookies
  • Information Bar
  • Phishing Filter
  • Parental Filtering
  • Windows Update


  • Previewing Web pages
  • Page Setup – Orientation, paper size and page margins
  • Printing the entire Web page
  • Printing a selected area on a Web page
  • Printing specific page(s)
  • Printing a number of copies