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As online unit provided by RMIT University and Open Universities Australia, Document Markup Languages introduces the principles, use and application of document annotation systems for use on the world wide web, with a particular focus on Extensible Markup Language (XML). You will explore topics that include document mark-up and document description languages, XML namespaces, document transformation and manipulation, document query languages and XML databases. You will also discuss implementations in Java.
On completion of this unit you will be able to create documents that conform to an XML description language vocabulary and explain general markup concepts. You will also develop the ability to write new XML description language vocabularies and transform XML documents using XSLT 2.0.
This unit is taught using a wide variety of online instructional methods and materials, including blogs, embedded multimedia, online quizzes and assignment submission, streaming multimedia, printable format materials and simulations. Assessments take the form of a pair of assignments and an invigilated exam.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Document Markup Languages unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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A working knowledge of document markup languages is an increasingly essential element of developing a broader foundation in computing. In an increasingly technology-driven marketplace, the skills and techniques you will develop in this unit can prove highly desirable to prospective employees across a range of career paths.
Whether pursuing a career in IT or branching out into the wider job market, employment opportunities for graduates with computing and document markup languages qualifications are plentiful and wide reaching. Industries such as marketing, advertising, accounting, government and health administration are frequently hiring in roles that specifically require IT and programming experience.
Document Markup Languages is an approved elective for the course, Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies). Success in this unit can give you the tools to pursue a career in fields such as technical writing and desktop publishing, web development, testing, business analysis, helpdesk and IT support, network/systems administration, QA and much more.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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