Technical Documentation

Structured Information and Content Management Systems 2

Seminar, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

Course content - editorial systems (system architecture, tasks and functional scope, roles and processes, project management for implementation projects, RoI / key figures), market overview, comparison, selection criteria; Function, mode of operation, operation - exercises and tasks for the practical application of work with editorial systems. Teaching objectives / acquisition of competence The students - know tasks and work processes with editorial systems as well as the basics of project management for introductory projects. - get to know the practical work with various editorial systems. Recommended Literature Scriptum Hackos, Joann T .: “Managing your Documentation Projects”, Wiley, New York, 1994 Horton, William: “Designing and Writing Online Documentation”, Wiley, New York, 1994 Hackos, Joann T. And Stevens, Dawn M. : “Standards for Online Communication”, Wiley, New York, 1997 Weber, Jean Hollis: “Is the Help Helpful?”, Hentzenwerke, Whitefish Bay, 2004 Drewer, P. & Ziegler W, 2014, technical documentation: translation fair text creation and content management, Vogel Business Media, ISBN: 3-834-33348-4 Kothes, L., 2010, Basics of Technical Documentation, Springer Verlag, ISBN: 3-642-14667-8 tekom: Efficient information management through component-based Content management systems, use and use of CMS in technical documentation, 3rd edition, Stuttgart, 2014 Ann Rockley, Charles Cooper, Scott Abel: Intelligent Content. A primer. Laguna Hills: XML Press 2015 Deane Barker: Web Content Management. Sebastopol: O’Reilly 2016

Learning outcomes

The students have detailed knowledge of markup languages, web programming and CMS systems. You can implement editorial systems and use them on a professional level.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: see courses in specialist magazines

Mode of delivery

Seminar (SE)

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of the exercises that are always due or the contributions in the eLearning phases.