Looking to keep tabs of your children’s activities on your home computers and the internet? Or maybe you are just curious on how to make home computer safer for kids?
This course is the perfect stop point for you to learn how to protect children on the computer. It is designed to teach parents and other children caretakers how to take total control of the way your children use Windows PCs and other Microsoft devices such as Xbox and Windows Phone.
The course is broken down into five sections of 17 video lectures and hands-on demonstration:
In Section One, I will take you through the course introduction, covering course requirements and what you should expect from taking the course.
In Section Two, you will have a practical demonstration on how to set up the Microsoft Family Safety program on your Windows 7 Computers, including installation process and user account set up.
In Section Three, we will cover setting up the safety program on your Windows 8 computer, to fill in gaps for those who work on this operating system. I will also point out what is different about Windows 8 from Windows 7 in terms of the Microsoft Family Safety program.
Then in Section Four, you will learn how to actually make Family Safety work for you and your family. You will acquire hands-on learning on:
In Section Five, we will conclude the course with a brief talk on the setbacks of the Windows Family Safety program, go over a review of the material learned during the course and leave you with final thoughts.
This course makes use of step-by-step procedures you can follow to set up a complete Microsoft Family Safety system on Windows 7 or Windows 8.
So what are you waiting for? Let’s take the next hour to protect your family on the PC and internet.
I’ll go over the broad topics we’ll cover in the course. I’ll also touch on why the course will help students, and what they’ll get out of it once they’ve completed it.
I’ll point out any prerequisites that students should have to effectively follow the course, including the tools that will be used.
In this lesson, I’ll cover the general “Family Safety” idea and why it is important.
This Quiz will test your knowledge of the basic meaning of the Microsoft Family Safety program.
I’ll demonstrate the installation procedure of Family Safety and show students how to verify their system if Family Safety is already installed. It will include providing links to download free software, and real-time installation.
I’ll demonstrate to students how to set up accounts for different family members, which will be used for monitoring activities. Students will also learn how to match existing family members to user accounts, set passwords for access control and verify that their setup works.
Students will learn how to customize safety settings for each and every member of the family in the family safety online platform and choose whether or not they want to generate activity reports for each member
This quiz will test your knowledge of the working of the Family Safety Program on Windows 8
I’ll demonstrate the use of the online platform to filter websites accessible to each member of the family, and show how to block selected websites or adult content websites for each family member.
I’ll demonstrate how parents can set up accounts for kids to make requests to particular sites they want to visit for approval
In this lesson, students will learn how to set curfews to PC usage by each family member, including restrictions to the number of hours per day, restrictions to the specific hours etc
In this lesson, I’ll show students how to set up weekly email reporting from their Family Safety platform for each family member.
This quiz tests your knowledge of the functionality of the Family Safety program
I’ll explain the limitations of the Family Safety system to students and what alternatives they have to complement their safety procedures
A quick summary of what was covered and the way forward.
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