The <lcLom> provides a set of specialized data elements to use to specify metadata in the learning topics and learning map domain.


Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype Content model
learningAssessment, learningBookmap, learningContent, learningMap, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary ( ( (lomStructure) (optional) then (lomCoverage) (optional) then (lomAggregationLevel) (optional) then (lomTechRequirement) (optional) then (lomInstallationRemarks) (optional) then (lomOtherPlatformRequirements) (optional) then (lomInteractivityType) (optional) then (lomLearningResourceType) (optional) then (lomInteractivityLevel) (optional) then (lomSemanticDensity) (optional) then (lomIntendedUserRole) (optional) then (lomContext) (optional) then (lomTypicalAgeRange) (optional) then (lomDifficulty) (optional) then (lomTypicalLearningTime) (optional) ) then (data) (any number) )

Contained by

Doctype Content model
learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary prolog
learningBookmap topicmeta, bookmeta
learningMap topicmeta


+ topic/data learning-d/lcLom

LOM Examples

<learningContent id="learningcontent">
  <title>LOM samples</title>
  <shortdesc>Here are samples of LOM metadata.</shortdesc>
      <lomStructure value="collection"></lomStructure>
      <lomCoverage>This course was first offered in ancient Rome, with no updates
        needed since.</lomCoverage>
      <lomAggregationLevel value="1"></lomAggregationLevel>
      <lomTechRequirement value="ms-windows"></lomTechRequirement>
      <lomInstallationRemarks>No installation is required for this content.</lomInstallationRemarks>
      <lomOtherPlatformRequirements>no other platform requirements</lomOtherPlatformRequirements>
      <lomInteractivityType value="expositive"></lomInteractivityType>
      <lomLearningResourceType value="narrativetext"></lomLearningResourceType>
      <lomInteractivityLevel value="medium"></lomInteractivityLevel>
      <lomSemanticDensity value="medium"></lomSemanticDensity>
      <lomIntendedUserRole value="teacher"></lomIntendedUserRole>
      <lomContext value="other"></lomContext>
      <lomTypicalAgeRange value="18-22"></lomTypicalAgeRange>
      <lomDifficulty value="easy"></lomDifficulty>
      <lomTypicalLearningTime value="00:30"></lomTypicalLearningTime>


Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
mapkeyref Identifies the map, if any, from which the contained links are derived. This value is automatically generated by the same process that creates the links from the map, as a way to identify which map the links came from. If the <linklist> or <linkpool> is manually created by the author, there is no need to use this attribute. Note that this attribute is not related to the keyref attribute, and is not used for key based processing. CDATA #IMPLIED No
univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups) A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group      
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group      
class A common attribute described in Other common DITA attributes      

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