Curriculum and Training

This is a group to organize and discuss the development of Drupal learning experience for helping people master Drupal.

See an inventory of all education related groups: http://groups.drupal.org/node/172069

Please post here:

  • Discussion about Drupal training programs and training opportunities
  • Links or information about courseware & learning materials for training (tag as "materials")
  • Post Training events - News about upcoming and past training events or if you offer Drupal training services (tag as "training" or "training, events" or "training, services")
  • Discussions related to an open curriculum (tag as "open curriculum")
  • Review the current Open Curriculum proposal:

Open Curriculum: DefinitionsScenariosRoadmapSkill setsOpen certificationReferences - Roles
Join the discussions here on g.d.o, on IRC at #drupal-skillmap, or on Twitter with the tag #drupalskillmap!

If you're interested in setting up local learning sessions - please visit the Drupal Dojo too.

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Update on the project to create a standardized Drupal Curriculum for Drupal Developers

A couple of months back we had posted an announcement that we are looking to compile and publish our Drupal training curriculum so that we can collectively work towards a publicly available Drupal training curriculum specifically targeted at Drupal companies looking to hire and train Drupal developers. We are happy to announce that we have completed the first phase of this initiative.

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Drupal Question Bank - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Drupal Question Bank

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Exercise on Debugging - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Exercise on Debugging

Areas covered

  • Debugging
  • Core Code reading
  • Drupal work flow
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Exercise on Drupal Theming - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Exercise on Drupal Theming

Areas covered

  • Drupal Theming
  • Templating
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Exercise on Drupal Module Development - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Exercise on Drupal Module Development

Areas covered

  • Build a module
  • Drupal API
  • Hooks
  • Forms
  • Best practices
  • Ajax
  • Javascript
  • Entities
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Training materials for in-class training - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Training materials for in-class training

This is a repository of training materials, resources and references for various topics on Drupal training.

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Exercise on Menu Hook - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Exercise on Menu Hook

Areas covered

  • Drupal code base
  • Implementation of hooks
  • Drupal Database structure
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Site Building Exercise - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Site Building Exercise

Areas covered

  • Drupal Installation
  • Site Building
  • Blocks and Regions
  • Roles and Permissions
  • Content Types
  • Database Structure
  • Contributed Modules
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Drupal exercises for the in-class training - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Drupal exercises for the in-class training

Here is the list of topics that we have exercises for in-class training.

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Building a Drupal 7 Site

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2016-04-09 09:00 - 15:00 America/New_York
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Training (free or commercial)

What are Drupal Global Training Days?

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Drupal Global Training Day - "Introduction to Drupal"

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2016-04-08 13:00 - 16:00 America/New_York
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Training (free or commercial)

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Introduction - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Introduction

The objective of this project is to build an open curriculum - syllabus, training material, exercises and a question bank - for training new recruits in Drupal companies. The curriculum is to be targeted at experienced PHP developers who are looking to get into Drupal development.

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Classification of Drupal developers based on knowledge and experience - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Classification of Drupal developers based on knowledge and experience

Drupal is a vast and complex system. As a developer learns the system the person is expected to first understand the fundamentals of the system, then learn its architecture, then learn how to configure it, then learn how to build on top of it and also build using contributed modules, and finally build and extend the capabilities of the core and contributed modules through custom module development.

A system to classify developers as they learn and acquire experience is essential for organizations as they hire, train more developers and as developers move across organizations. It is in this light that we have put together the following system to classify Drupal developers according to their knowledge and experience.

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Expectations on the areas the developer has to learn across the year - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Expectations on the areas the developer has to learn across the year

After one year, a Drupal developer will be well versed with all the fields on Drupal development.
These are the fields, trainee expected to be knowledgeable:

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Drupal SEO- Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Drupal SEO

Drupal is a way for people to build great websites in a short period of time. By SEO standards, Drupal’s clean, open source code makes it a very flexible and powerful content management system (CMS), but it takes some work to get it configured just the right way for the search engines.

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Drupal Upgrade - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Drupal Upgrade

It is important to know the upgrading process to a major version. Now, Drupal 8 is ready with a bunch of new features.

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Drupal Commerce - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Drupal Commerce

Electronic commerce (ecommerce) is a type of business model, or segment of a larger business model, that enables a firm or individual to conduct business over an electronic network, typically the internet

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Advanced Form API - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

Advanced Form API - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

Drupal Database API Advanced - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Drupal Database API Advanced

The goal of the API is to allow the developer to write one query that will work across multiple types of databases.

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