Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 3: All-Inclusive Edition

OASIS DITA Technical Committee

A Learning Overview topic identifies the learning objectives, includes other information helpful to the learner, such as prerequisites, duration, intended audience, and can include information and strategies that seeks to gain attention and stimulate recall of prior learning.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/topic learningBase/learningBase learningOverview/learningOverview


<learningOverview id="understanding_the_basics" xml:lang="en-us">
  <title>Overview: Understanding the basics</title>
  <shortdesc>Mail basics start from the inbox, viewing and opening messages
    you receive, and moving them to appropriate mail folders for easy access and
    <lcAudience>The intended audience includes new users of the company email
      system and anyone wanting a refresher on the basic features.</lcAudience>
      <title>Expected duration</title>
      <lcTime value="00:30">It should take you no more than 30 minutes to complete
        this module.</lcTime>
      <lcObjectivesStem>When you complete this lesson, you'll know how to perform
        the following mail basics:</lcObjectivesStem>
        <lcObjective>Viewing the inbox</lcObjective>
        <lcObjective>Opening a message</lcObjective>
        <lcObjective>Moving messages to a folder</lcObjective>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group (with a narrowed definition of id, given below), Architectural attribute group, and outputclass.

An anchor point. This ID is usually required as part of the href or conref syntax when cross referencing or reusing content within the topic; it also enables topicref elements in DITA maps to optionally reference a specific topic within a DITA document. This attribute is defined with the XML Data Type ID.