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DITA Basics - Online Course

Course Type: Online
Date: Wednesday starting July 12, 2017
Duration: 6 weeks, 6 sessions
Times: 9:00 am – 11:00 am PDT | 12:00 pm...


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Fee: $975.00 USD

Course Type: Online

Duration: 6 weeks, 6 sessions


The DITA Basics workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the DITA 1.3 standard, introducing the common information types and elements used to create technical documentation. Participants are guided through the process of creating DITA topics, applying metadata, reusing content, assembling topics into maps, and publishing content. Online sessions consist of conceptual descriptions of the elements, attributes, and options available to create content and demos by the instructor of using those items to compile output. Participants are given exercises to complete on their own between sessions, with instructors available during set office hours to offer assistance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Use the DITA 1.3 standard to create topic-based technical content


  • Information developers of technical documentation and training materials

Program Format:

  • Course is delivered using a live, interactive virtual online classroom, providing an environment for optimal learning.
  • 6 sessions once per week
  • Sessions are 2 hours in length
  • Office hours, 2 hours once a week

Click here to review the course outline.

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