TCN811 - Single Sourcing and Modular Writing

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Last revision date Oct 12, 2012 2:13:40 PM
Last review date Oct 12, 2012 2:13:40 PM

Subject Title
Single Sourcing and Modular Writing

Subject Description
CN 811 gives students a hands-on introduction to single sourcing. Students learn to write modularly using the DITA standard, use an XML editor and a content management system to manage content, and then output content into different formats (HTML, PDF).

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject, students will have the ability to:

- Understand the basics of the DITA standard and why it??s a good solution for single sourcing obstacles.
- Understand the principles of modular writing and single sourcing and apply this knowledge to develop single sourced content.
- Research, plan, and implement a single sourcing project using legacy and new content.
- Use an XML editor and a CMS to create a single sourced PDF and HTML project.
- Identify current industry approaches/tools for single sourcing.
- Enter an interview and/or job situation and speak knowledgably about single sourcing.

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