A <learningObject> follows a specific sequence of topic references to learning content, starting with a learning plan, then a learning overview or learning pre-assessment, one or more learning content topics, a learning summary, and one or more learning post-assessment topics.
By default, the topic references in a <learningObject> are expected to use the learning-specific topic types. However, the @href can point to content of any type that you want to structure as a learning object. In this way, you can structure any existing DITA content as a learning object, and then take advantage of the learning-specific processing available for building and packaging that content for delivery in a learning system or learning context.
See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.
+ map/topicref learningmap-d/learningObject
<map title="learningobject_example"> <!-- learningObject clusters can appear anywhere in a map hierarchy but always follow a consistent information pattern within the LO --> <learningObject collection-type="sequence" href="topOverview.dita" type="learningOverview"> <learningPlanRef href="testlearningPlan.dita" type="learningPlan"> </learningPlanRef> <learningOverviewRef href="testlearningOverview.dita" type="learningOverview"> </learningOverviewRef> <learningContentRef href="testlearningContent.dita" type="learningContent"> <learningContentComponentRef href="termA.dita" type="glossentry"/> <learningContentComponentRef href="termB.dita" type="glossentry"/> </learningContentRef> <learningAssessmentRef href="testlearningAssess.dita" type="learningAssessment"> </learningAssessmentRef> <learningSummaryRef href="testlearningSummary.dita" type="learningSummary"> </learningSummaryRef> </learningObject> </map>
The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Link relationship attribute group (with a narrowed definition of @href, given below), Attributes common to many map elements, Topicref element attributes group, @outputclass, @keys, and @keyref.
- A pointer to the resource represented by the <topicref>. See The @href attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. References to DITA content cannot be below the topic level: that is, you cannot reference individual elements inside a topic. References to content other than DITA topics should use the @format attribute to identify the kind of resource being referenced.