learningPlan

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

A Learning Plan topic describes learning needs and goals, instructional design models, task analyses, learning taxonomies, and other information necessary to the lesson planning process.

Inheritance

- topic/topic learningBase/learningBase learningPlan/learningPlan

Example

<learningPlan id="learningPlanExample"> 
  <title>Learning Plan</title> 
  <shortdesc>It's always good to provide a plan.</shortdesc>
  <learningPlanbody>
    <lcProject> 
      <title>lcProject</title>
      <lcClient> 
        <title>The client</title> 
        <p>Describe the client here.</p>
      </lcClient>
      <lcPlanTitle> 
        <title>The plan title</title> 
        <p>Describe the plan title here.</p>
      </lcPlanTitle>
      <lcCIN> 
        <title>The identifying information</title> 
        <p>Provide information about the course identification here.</p>
      </lcCIN>
      <lcModDate> 
        <title>The modification date</title> 
        <p>Provide the modification date and related information here.</p>
      </lcModDate>
      <lcDelivDate> 
        <title>The delivery date</title> 
        <p>Provide the delivery date information.</p>
      </lcDelivDate>
      <lcPlanSubject> 
        <title>the Plan subject</title> 
        <p>Provide information about the plan subject.</p>
      </lcPlanSubject>
      <lcPlanDescrip> 
        <title>The plan description</title> 
        <p>Provide information about the plan description.</p>
      </lcPlanDescrip>
      <lcPlanPrereqs> 
        <title>The prerequisites for the plan</title> 
        <p>Provide information about the plan prerequisites.</p>
      </lcPlanPrereqs>
    </lcProject>
    <lcNeedsAnalysis> 
      <title>The needs analysis</title>
      <lcOrganizational> 
        <title>Organizational needs</title>
        <lcGeneralDescription>Provide general description information.</lcGeneralDescription>
        <lcGoals>Provide information about organization goals related to this 
instruction.</lcGoals> 
        <lcNeeds>Describe organizational needs related to this instruction.</lcNeeds>
        <lcValues>Describe organizational values related to this instruction.</lcValues> 
        <lcOrgConstraints>Describe organizational constraints related to this
instruction.</lcOrgConstraints>
      </lcOrganizational>
      <lcPlanAudience> 
        <title>The audience</title>
        <lcGeneralDescription>Provide general description information.</lcGeneralDescription>
        <lcEdLevel>Describe the education level for the learning audience.</lcEdLevel>
        <lcAge>Provide age information.</lcAge>
        <lcBackground>Provide background information.</lcBackground>
        <lcSkills>Describe the skills needed.</lcSkills> 
        <lcKnowledge>Describe the knowledge requirements.</lcKnowledge>
        <lcMotivation>Describe the reasons why the learners want and/or need to take the
instruction.</lcMotivation>
        <lcSpecChars>Provide information about any special characteristics of the
instruction.</lcSpecChars>
      </lcPlanAudience>
      <lcWorkEnv> 
        <title>The work environment</title>
        <lcWorkEnvDescription>Describe the work environment.</lcWorkEnvDescription>
        <lcPlanResources>Provide information about resource planning.</lcPlanResources>
        <lcProcesses>Provide information about important processes.</lcProcesses>
      </lcWorkEnv>
      <lcTask> 
        <title>A task</title>
        <lcTaskItem>Describe the specific task item.</lcTaskItem>
        <lcKnowledge>Detail the knowledge needed for this task.</lcKnowledge>
        <lcSkills>Describe the skills needed.</lcSkills> 
        <lcAttitude>Provide information about important attitudes.</lcAttitude>
      </lcTask>
      <lcTask> 
        <title>Another task (as many more as you would like...)</title> 
        <lcTaskItem>Describe the specific task item.</lcTaskItem>
        <lcKnowledge>Detail the knowledge needed for this task.</lcKnowledge>
        <lcSkills>Describe the skills needed.</lcSkills> 
        <lcAttitude>Provide information about important attitudes.</lcAttitude>
      </lcTask>
    </lcNeedsAnalysis> 
    <lcGapAnalysis> 
      <title>The gap analysis</title>
      <lcGapItem> 
        <title>A gap item</title> 
        <lcPlanObjective>Describe the related plan objective for this gap.</lcPlanObjective>
        <lcJtaItem>Provide job task analysis information about the gap.</lcJtaItem> 
        <lcGapItemDelta>Describe the gap item.</lcGapItemDelta>
      </lcGapItem>
      <lcGapItem> 
        <title>Another gap item</title> 
        <lcPlanObjective>Describe the related plan objective for this gap.</lcPlanObjective> 
        <lcJtaItem>Provide job task analysis information about the gap.</lcJtaItem> 
        <lcGapItemDelta>Describe the gap item.</lcGapItemDelta>
      </lcGapItem>
    </lcGapAnalysis> 
    <lcIntervention> 
      <title>An intervention</title>
      <lcInterventionItem> 
        <title>An intervention item</title>
        <lcLearnStrat>Describe the manner in which the learning content will be
instructed. This should be a high level design that applies instructional-design
theories and models.</lcLearnStrat> 
        <lcPlanObjective>Describe the objective to be addressed by a gap analysis
or intervention.</lcPlanObjective> 
        <lcAssessment>Describe assessment plans.</lcAssessment>
        <lcDelivery>Describe the delivery method for this learning content.</lcDelivery>
      </lcInterventionItem> 
      <lcInterventionItem> 
        <title>Another intervention item (and more if you want 'em)</title> 
        <lcLearnStrat>Describe the manner in which the learning content will be instructed.
This should be a high level design that applies instructional-design theories and
models.</lcLearnStrat>
        <lcPlanObjective>Describe the objective to be addressed by a gap analysis or
intervention.</lcPlanObjective> 
        <lcAssessment>Describe assessment plans.</lcAssessment>
        <lcDelivery>Describe the delivery method for this learning content.</lcDelivery>
      </lcInterventionItem>
    </lcIntervention>
    <lcTechnical> 
      <title>Technical considerations</title>
      <lcLMS> 
        <title>The LMS</title> 
        <p>Describe characteristics of the learning management system to be used. 
        </p>
      </lcLMS>
      <lcHandouts> 
        <title>The handouts</title> 
        <p>Describe any handouts. </p>
      </lcHandouts>
      <lcClassroom> 
        <title>The classroom</title> 
        <p>Provide information about the classroom, if used. </p>
      </lcClassroom>
      <lcOJT> 
        <title>On-the-job training targets</title> 
        <p>Describe the on-the-job training.</p>
      </lcOJT>
      <lcConstraints> 
        <title>Constraints</title> 
        <p>Describe any constraints.</p>
      </lcConstraints>
      <lcW3C> 
        <title>W3C web standards</title> 
        <p>Provide information about any related web standards.</p>
      </lcW3C>
      <lcPlayers> 
        <title>Supported players</title> 
        <p>Detail the tools and plugins used for time-sequenced display at runtime.</p>
      </lcPlayers>
      <lcViewers> 
        <title>Supported viewers</title> 
        <p>Detail the viewers used for time-sequenced display at runtime. </p>
      </lcViewers>
      <lcResolution> 
        <title>Supported resolutions</title> 
        <p>Provide a list of related resources and information about them, such as related
articles or samples on the web.</p>
      </lcResolution>
      <lcFileSizeLimitations> 
        <title>File size limitations</title> 
        <p>Describe any file size limitation in the download environment.</p>
      </lcFileSizeLimitations>
      <lcDownloadTime> 
        <title>Download time</title> 
        <p>Provide an estimate of the download time.</p>
      </lcDownloadTime>
      <lcSecurity> 
        <title>Security concerns</title> 
        <p>Describe security concerns or restrictions.</p>
      </lcSecurity>
    </lcTechnical>
  </learningPlanbody>
</learningPlan> 

Attributes

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

id (REQUIRED)
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.