Are you an educator teaching Drupal at college level? Do you know an educator who'd like to teach Drupal?
I'm trying to reach educators who are teaching Drupal as subject matter at college level.
Cross-posting in a few places where it may not be directly related, but we too often focus on Drupal as an LMS, etc without attracting educators who could teach Drupal.Read more
Proposals close on May 11th. Please  to add your proposal title, name and link if you post one about training/learning/education.
This year, there's no voting, which is really a GOOD thing! However, it would be great to built some discussion about the proposals to help the selection process. Here are sessions related to training, education or learning in the list of proposed sessions. Please leave a comment on them if you feel moved or have any questions to get clarification.
Training Your Clients with Easy to Create Video Tutorials - Rod MartinRead more
... describes a tool for writing online textbooks. The textbooks:
- Embody best practices from learning science.
- Can be written and sold by individuals and small groups, without needing a publishing company.
Education is increasingly recognised as a major and growing need for the growing Drupal community. During DrupalCons educational BoFs are very common, but we may need more structure to collaborate on the diversity of challenges for education.Read more
I've looked through the proposed sessions at DrupalCon London 2011 and extracted some (including 2 of mine) that could be particularly relevant to people interested (in one way or another) in Drupal and education. Please give your votes to those you might be interested in.Read more
with the deadline for session proposals for DrupalCon London rapidly approaching, I'm thinking about putting together a session(s) proposal to talk about some ideas around Drupal and education and/or educating in Drupal. So far, I've only seen two proposals going in that direction: http://london2011.drupal.org/conference/sessions/bringing-drupal-educati... and http://london2011.drupal.org/conference/sessions/noob-experience-look-le....
Anybody working on something, so we're not working at cross-purposes or can possibly pool our resources?Read more
Drupalcon Chicago has been an interesting moment for research/science/academia stuff. I count several BoFs and there seems to be three different groups emerging. One is of course about education, but I"m hoping this will be discussed in the higher education group. A Second topic deals with the websites of universities. The third topic deals with the research itself. I"ll just quickly list the name of the BoFs.Read more
A listing of the people at the Birds of a Feather session at DrupalCon Chicago 2011, and the projects we're working on:
--question, which BoF, there have been several ... should we make it sessions?? --
Shawn DeArmond - Manuscript submission and review
Ali Zimmerman (dreamwell_ali)- Scholarly editing of critical editions (Institute for American Thought)
Leo Robert Klein (leoklein) - UIC, Office of Admissions & Records.Read more
I'm pleased to announce you my latest working paper "The genesis and pursuit of breakthrough innovation with the Drupal ecosystem as a living-lab for R&D management". It is based on my R&D conference paper and contains the Drupalcon interview from Copenhagen. You can see the abstract and get the full paper here.
I've posted it to Curriculum and Training as it relates to my earlier discussion on training versus educating, it contains some data and an example of my course.Read more
During Drupal cxo in Brussels we had several interesting session on training. In a personal reflection about the discussions I would like to give my understanding how we could get more young people (students) into Drupal via education.
I'm looking forward to your opinion about this reflection.