The <learningOverview> topic type contains objectives and prerequisites. It describes the learning objectives, course prerequisites, and intended audience.
In a <learningOverview> topic the main body-level element is the <learningOverviewbody>. This element can contain the following elements in this order:
- <lcIntro>: introduction to the overview
- <lcAudience>: facts about the students for whom the course is intended
- <lcDuration>: estimated time to complete the course
- <lcPrereqs>: any requirements for students before they take the course
- <lcObjectives>: what students should gain from the course
- <lcResources>: any resources used or extra information for the course
These elements may be followed by an unlimited number of <section> elements.
Here is an example of a <learningOverviewbody>:
<learningOverviewbody> <lcAudience id="lcAudience_rth_l4r_rcb">This course is intended for current or future owners of small- to medium-sized flocks of domestic ducks.</lcAudience> <lcDuration id="lcDuration_ohs_l4r_rcb"> <lcTime value="3 weeks"/> </lcDuration> <lcObjectives id="lcObjectives_j3w_l4r_rcb"> <lcObjectivesStem>At the end of this course, students will be able to:</lcObjectivesStem> <lcObjectivesGroup id="lcObjectivesGroup_cdr_2pr_rcb"> <lcObjective>List the most important aspects of feed quality.</lcObjective> <lcObjective>Describe the common forms of feed and their pros and cons.</lcObjective> <lcObjective>List the physical requirements of feeders and waterers.</lcObjective> <lcObjective>Summarize macro and micro nutritional needs of ducks.</lcObjective> <lcObjective>List the four most common diseases in ducks and how they can be controlled by feeding.</lcObjective> <lcObjective>Identify the most common predators for ducks and how to limit predation</lcObjective> </lcObjectivesGroup> </lcObjectives> </learningOverviewbody>
DITA version 1.3 specification, learningOverview