Ygyowaetdu1kgqvhpo0w

Single Sourcing and Content Reuse

This online training course teaches the basic skills in single sourcing and writing content for reuse

The ten learning modules in this course contain videos of the trainer with supporting slides and images. The course includes exercises for the delegates to complete and review.

To enrol: http://cherryleaf.teachable.com/courses/writelessons

content strategy elearning course screen


Who is this course for?

If you need a solid understanding of the basics of single sourcing and content resue, this affordable training course is ideal for you.


Course outline

INTRODUCTION

SINGLE SOURCING DEFINITIONS

  • What is single sourcing?

WHY SINGLE SOURCE?

WHEN SINGLE SOURCING MIGHT BE A BAD IDEA

WRITING FOR RE-USE

  • Single sourcing across documents
  • Single sourcing across different media (mobile, paper etc)
  • Creating variations of the same document
  • The writing process

STRUCTURED V UNSTRUCTURED WRITING

PLANNING AND DESIGNING SINGLE SOURCED CONTENT

  • Authoring Guidelines and Style Guides
  • Defining information types, content types, metadata dimensions
  • Content modelling and mapping
  • Mapping to output type
  • Publishing single sourced content

SINGLE SOURCING SOFTWARE

SUMMARY


Professional certification

certified member logoIf you want to become a Junior, Certified Member or Certified Fellow of the technical communicators’ national professional body - the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC) - Cherryleaf’s training courses can help. Junior Members, Members and Fellows are certified by the ISTC through a vetting process, with Members and Fellows entitled to use the initials MISTC or FISTC after their names. All ISTC members have a responsibility to maintain their professional competence through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) , and Cherryleaf’s courses can help demonstrate you are extending and updating your skills.


How to Enrol

This course is part of WriteLessons, from Cherryleaf

WriteLessons, from Cherryleaf, provides you with access to a range of courses in technical communication. You have access to all of the courses contained within WriteLessons, which you can take at your own pace.

To enrol: http://cherryleaf.teachable.com/courses/writelessons


Your Instructor


Cherryleaf
Cherryleaf

Cherryleaf is a technical writing services company formed in 2002 by people with a passion for technical communication and learning development.

Cherryleaf is recognised as a leader within the technical communication profession. Our staff have written articles for the Society for Technical Communication's (STC) Intercom magazine, the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicator's Communicator journal and tekom's TCWorld magazine. They've also written books on technical communication. We've presented webinars for Adobe, Madcap Software or the STC, and we've spoken at various conferences around the world.

Today, organisations throughout Europe use Cherryleaf’s services so they can provide clear information that enables users and staff to complete tasks productively.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have access to this course for as long as you are a subscriber - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

n/a