Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

TCOM 4130 Online Documentation

Prerequisite: TCOM 2010; either TCOM 2020 or 2030 or concurrently

3-0-3

Study of the design and development of effective online Help systems and web-based documentation. Presents principles of usable online information design, task-based user analysis, and advanced tools and technologies for developing and delivering online information products, including single-sourcing, SGML, and XML. Students design and develop an HTML Help system. Instruction will be provided in the use of RoboHelp and alternative HTML Help authoring tools. Students entering the course without basic HTML knowledge will be expected to learn the basics of HTML on their own.

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