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Authoring Content to ASD S1000D Schema's Training Course

Ref: ADGS1000D-002
Price: $145.00
 

Overview

This is a hands on workshop for authoring to v3.0 of the S1000D specification. Several modules on S1000D theory is covered to ensure understanding of the fundamentals behind the specification that the author will be working with. Chapters 4 to 7 break out into authoring exercises. It is expected that the student will have their preferred Authoring Tool to perform these hands-on authoring exercises. This course has been designed by ADG’s S1000D trainers.  On completion of this course students will understand the fundamentals of S1000D in a project environment and will be comfortable with authoring core components of the Descriptive and Procedural Data Modules.

Pre-requisite

  • Experience in working in a Structured Authoring environment.
  • Will have core understanding of XML, including elements and attributes
  • Students will require access to a computer with their preferred XML Authoring tool installed.
  • Students will have downloaded and installed the v3.0 Schema's and sample documents from the S1000D.org website

 

S1000D Training - Authoring Start Point Course

Ref: ADGS1000D-002-1
Price: $24.50
 

Overview

This is a single module covering one of the theory topics of v3.0 of the S1000D specification. The Authoring Start Point module is covered to ensure understanding of the fundamentals behind the specification that the author will be working with, including:
  • Business Rules
  • Rules for Authoring S1000D
  • Data Modules and Publication Modules

 

S1000D Authoring Training - Introduction to Data Modules Course

Ref: ADGS1000D-002-2
Price: $24.50
 

Overview

This is a single module covering one of the theory topics of v3.0 of the S1000D specification. Introduction to Data Modules is covered to ensure understanding of the fundamentals behind the specification that the author will be working with, including:
  • Mandatory, Optional and Conditional Element Types
  • SGML and XML - What are the differences?
  • Data Module Identification and Status and Content Sections

 

S1000D Authoring Training - Identify Available Information Sets Course

Ref: ADGS1000D-002-3
Price: $24.50
 

Overview

This is a single module covering one of the theory topics of v3.0 of the S1000D specification. This Information Set module is covered to ensure understanding of the fundamentals behind the specification that the author will be working with, including:
  • What is an Information Set?
  • Types of Information Sets

 

S1000D - Author the Identification & Status Sect Training Course

Ref: ADGS1000D-002-4
Free Trial Course
 

This module has been made available as a free trial to demonstrate the hands-on exercises included in ADG's Authoring Content to ASD S1000D Schema's. Items covered in this module are, authoring the:

  • Identification Section
  • Data Module Address
  • Status Section
Please note:  The 'Author the Identification & Status Sect Training' module does have instructional steps for you to complete in an S1000D Authoring Tool.  Therefore, you should have your preferred Authoring package open ready for you to complete these steps. If you do not have an S1000D Authoring Tool and would like to review ADG's S1000D web-based Authoring Tool - R4i Workbench, please contact the ADG Training department on training@absolutedata.com

 

FrameMaker 9 VIRTUAL Training - Advanced Course

Ref: FMU9-V02
Price: $400.00
 

Overview

Increase your capability in FrameMaker 9 software with this Virtual Advanced Training course.  This interactive course contains 4 x 2 hour Instructor-led training sessions, with practical exercises to be completed after each session.  This course was designed by FrameMaker trainers with over 15 years of teaching experience. On completion of this course students will be able to Create Books with core and generated file templates.   An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost.                  Pre-requisite  
  • Course content is designed for Adobe FrameMaker 9.0 for Windows.
  • A reasonable level of experience with Windows XP, 2000,  Vista or 7  is recommended.
  • Students will require access to a computer with Adobe FrameMaker 9 installed.
At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

 

Skills M5 - How to use

Ref: ADGSkillsM5-HowTo
Free Trial Course
 

Skills M5 How to Use -  provides a quick introduction to the student of the MyClass software.  This course will show you what is available on the web site, how to use the Assessment questions (True/False; Yes/No, Multi-Choice and Image Quiz).

 

Skills M5 - Instructor Course

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Price: $75.00
 

Overview

Skills M5 Instructor is the principle access point for students. MyClass provides an easy to use environment for students to complete assigned courses using an internet browser. Designed to link instructors with students. MyClass delivers an interactive, multimedia learning environment containing the courseware developed by Skills Studio, including measured testing and evaluation. MyClass allows you to manage your courses and students.  You can use any SCORM packages within MyClass that will benefit your students. 

 

Skills M5 - Skills Studio

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Price: $75.00
 

Overview

Skills Studio is specifically tailored for training content developers and authors.  Skills Studio provides a shared desktop for collaboration and information sharing, while also ensuring secure access to technical, procedural and graphical elements stored in the R4i CSDB. Utilizing Skills Studio, training assets from DITA and S1000D assets can be re-purposed to build linked interactive lessons. Skills Studio enables you to create your Lessons and Course Plans.  Connection to Skills Studio can easily be available across the internet so that it is always available to you where ever you are.  Content creation is easily managed by a simple "fill out the form" method.  You do not need to worry about the presentation, just the content.  Once the content has been created, you can easily create Course Plans.  These course plans are easily uploaded to the MyClass Server for students to complete.

 

Skills M5 - Administrator

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Price: $145.00
 

Overview

Skills M5 enables organizations to deliver constant high quality courseware in less time by enabling training developers, subject matter experts and technical writers to collaborate and share content, even in a distributed work environment. Through the use of drag and drop operation and smart templates, authors are guided through the lesson creation process. The use of modular forms and creation rules based on schemas ensures consistent information, allowing content owners to focus on course content rather than presentation, which are automatically managed through the use of Stylesheets.

 

Introduction to R4i Viewer - VIRTUAL Training

Ref: R4iVIEW-V06
Price: $95.00
 

Overview

With three Viewer outputs available from the R4i Media Generator window, find out more about which delivery option is the best for the end user in the field:
  1. Base HTML
  2. R4i MyView
  3. R4i Viewer
ADG's certified instructors will demonstrate the differences in the three types of deliveries and the advantages for each delivery type.  You will then have a detailed walk through of each Viewer's features to ensure you are getting the most out of your IETM/IETP deliveries.  At the end of the session, you will be left with an IETP and Viewer so that you can test your knowledge in using all of the features in full. This course was designed by Absolute Data Group's certified trainers with over 15 years of teaching experience. An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost.

Pre-requisite

  • Course content is designed for Windows and R4i Viewer software.
  • A reasonable level of experience with Windows XP, 2000, Vista, or 7  is recommended.
  • Students will require access to a computer with R4i Viewer software installed.
At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

 

Advanced R4i Data Module Manager - VIRTUAL Training

Ref: R4iDMM-V05
Price: $95.00
 

 

Overview

New to Data Module Manager or only using some of it's capability because you are unsure of some of the features?  Then this Virtual 2 hour Instructor-led session is for you. ADG's certified instructors will take you on a detailed walk through all of the features of the Data Module Manager and how it allows you to control your S1000D Project from the very start, right through to completion.  In this Virtual session, you will learn how to perform the following functions:
  • Create Data Modules ready to populate with content
  • Create Illustration Control Number Data Modules ready to populate with images
  • Generate various reports concerning the status of files in your CSDB
  • Validate the content within the CSDB against the CSDB Status List (CSL)
An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost. At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

 

FrameMaker 9 VIRTUAL Training - Introduction Course

Ref: FMU9-V01
Price: $600.00
 

Overview                                                                                                                                      Get the most out of your FrameMaker 9 software with this complete virtual training course that combines basic and intermediate lessons. This interactive course contains 6 x 2 hour instructor-led training sessions, with practical exercises to be completed after each session. This course was designed by FrameMaker trainers with over 15 years of teaching experience. On completion of this course students will be able to work within FrameMaker for the management of Master Pages, Reference Pages, Pagination and all text within a FrameMaker document. An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost.            Pre-requisite                                                                          

  • Course content is designed for Adobe FrameMaker 9.0 for Windows.
  • A reasonable level of experience with Windows XP, 2000, Vista or 7 is recommended.
  • Students will require access to a computer with Adobe FrameMaker 9 installed.
At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

 

FrameMaker 9 VIRTUAL Training - Upgrade Course

Ref: FMU9-V04
Price: $200.00
 

Overview

Get the most out of your FrameMaker 9 software with this Virtual upgrade course that provides detailed instructions on how to work in the new FrameMaker 9 interface. This interactive course contains 3 x 2 hour Instructor-led training sessions, with practical exercises to be completed after each session. This course was designed by FrameMaker trainers with over 15 years of teaching experience. By the end of the course, users will understand all the fundamentals of  working in the new FrameMaker 9 environment. An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost. 

Pre-requisite

  • Course content is designed for Adobe FrameMaker 9 for Windows.
  • Experience with working in FrameMaker 7 or FrameMaker 8 documents is essential.
  • Students will require access to a computer with Adobe FrameMaker 9 installed.
At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

 

FrameMaker 9 VIRTUAL Training - Structured Authoring in FM v9

Ref: FMS9-V03
Price: $600.00
 

Overview

Get the most out of your FrameMaker 9 software with this complete Virtual Training course that provides detailed instructions on Structured Authoring. This interactive course includes 6 x 2 hour Instructor-led training sessions, with practical exercises to be completed after each session. This course was designed by FrameMaker trainers with over 15 years of teaching experience. On completion of this course students will be able to create documents using FrameMaker (Structured). Also helpful for those, such as structured template designers and SGM/XML application developers, who need a basic working knowledge of the FrameMaker Structured authoring environment. An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost. 

Pre-requisite

  • Course content is designed for Adobe FrameMaker 9 for Windows.
  • A reasonable level of experience with Windows XP, 2000, Vista or 7  is recommended.
  • Students will require access to a computer with Adobe FrameMaker 9 installed.
At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

 

Printed Workbook for VIRTUAL 2 x 2 hour session

Ref: V09-2-BOOK
Price: $25.00
 

This printed workbook is available for students participating in Virtual 2 x 2 hour Instructor-led sessions.  These sessions include:

  • Upgrade from FrameMaker 7/8 to v9.x
  • Authoring Structured S1000D Data Modules

 

Printed Workbook for VIRTUAL 1 x 2 hour session

Ref: V08-1-BOOK
Price: $25.00
 

This printed workbook is available for students participating in Virtual 1 x 2 hour Instructor-led sessions.  These sessions include:

  • Introduction to R4i Viewer
  • Advanced R4i Data Module Manager

 

Printed Workbook for VIRTUAL 4 x 2 hour session

Ref: V10-4-BOOK
Price: $50.00
 

This printed workbook is available for students participating in Virtual 4 x 2 hour Instructor-led sessions.  These sessions include:

  • Advanced Adobe FrameMaker v9.x
  • Authoring Adobe FrameMaker v9.x

 

Printed Workbook for VIRTUAL 6 x 2 hour session

Ref: V11-6-BOOK
Price: $75.00
 

This printed workbook is available for students participating in Virtual 6 x 2 hour Instructor-led sessions.  These sessions include:

  • Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker v9.x

 

'Virtual' Authoring content to S1000D v3 & v4 Schema's

Ref: S1000D-V09
Price: $299.00
 

 

Overview:

This 'Virtual' S1000D Authoring Course provides you with an introduction to v3.0 and v4.0 Data Module structure. The instructor-led 3 x 2 hour Virtual course will provide an excellent starting point to authoring to the S1000D Specification, that covers mandatory elements and attributes required for Descriptive, Procedural and Crew Schema's. This comprehensive course will assist authors with:
  • Mandatory, Optional and Conditional Element Types;
  • Data Module Identification and Status Blocks;
  • The Content Section of Descriptive, Procedural and Crew Data Modules.
  An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost.

 

Skills Pre-requisite:

To participate in this course you must have the following knowledge:
  • Working in XML / SGML Structure;
  • S1000D Theory - You will need to already have knowledge of the S1000D Specification and it's essential topics such as what is S1000D, the DMC numbering and why you need Business Rules as an Author.  If you do not have this S1000D Theory knowledge, please talk to our training department about attending ADG's 'S1000D Theory for Authors' Course.  This 1 day S1000D Theory Course is also held as a 3 x 2 hour 'Virtual' Training Course.
 

Software Pre-requisite:

  Please Note:  The 'Virtual'  S1000D Authoring content to ASD S1000D v3 and v4 Schema's sessions do have instructional steps for you to complete a practical exercise on Authoring S1000D Data Modules in your preferred Stuctured Authoring Tool.   You will need to have your preferred S1000D Authoring package with the v3 or v4 Schema's / DTD's installed (see http://public.s1000d.org  for copies of the DTD's / Schema's and sample data). If you do not have an S1000D Authoring Tool and would like to utilize ADG's S1000D Web-based Authoring Tool, or Adobe FrameMaker 11 for this course, contact the ADG training department when booking via training@absolutedata.com For more information about R4i WorkBench v3.0 visit http://www.absolutedata.com/r4i-workbench For more information about Adobe FrameMaker v11.0 visit  http://www.adobe.com/au/products/framemaker.html At the successful completion of this course you will be issued with a 'Certificate of Achievement'.

 

'Virtual' S1000D Theory for Authors Training

Ref: S1000D-V08
Price: $299.00
 

Overview:

Accelerate your S1000D education with an ADG 'Virtual' training course that covers the essential topics of S1000D that you will need to know, before you begin your S1000D authoring project.

 

This introduction to S1000D will assist authors to build their knowledge on: Components of an S1000D Project; Benefits of using S1000D; Business Rules; Information Sets and Publications; Data Modules Requirements List; What are Data Modules and their Codes; Information Control Numbers; Illustrations, Multi-media and Hotspots. An online workbook is provided free of charge with this course, however if you would prefer a printed workbook, this can be mailed to you for an additional cost. Skills Pre-requisite: None Software Pre-requisite: None

ADG also recommend the Authoring content to ASD S1000D v3 and v4 Schema's course, for those authors who would also like some hands on experience with S1000D Authoring. At the completion of this course you will be issued with a 'Certificate of Achievement'.

 

Virtual Training Courses...

...include one or more interactive webinar sessions with a qualified instructor, in real time. Ask questions, undertake online exercises and complete exams too.
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