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.

Gwendolyn's picture

Drupal Career Online Program

Start: 
2014-08-19 01:00 - 04:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 

New to Drupal and looking to shorten your path to employability? Need to train up developers new to Drupal? Classes for the 2014 DCO start August 19, 2014 and run for 12 weeks every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm to 4:30pm EDT (5:00pm - 8:30pm GMT).

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DrupalCampPA: Bridging Higher Education & Industry!

Start: 
2014-08-02 (All day) - 2014-08-03 (All day) America/New_York
Organizers: 

Drupal Camp PA, a 2 day Drupal Camp in Western Pennsylvania, will be held on Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences. The theme of the conference "Bridging Higher Education & Industry" demonstrates the understanding of the importance of open source solutions in higher education as well as industry. The 2 day Drupal developer conference will feature topical sessions, keynote speakers, "Birds of a Feather" breakouts, and code sprints.

The deadline to submit a session is July 1st.

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Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on January 27, 2014

Start: 
2014-01-27 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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christefano's picture

Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on August 12, 2013

Start: 
2013-08-12 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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christefano's picture

Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on August 26, 2013

Start: 
2013-08-26 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on September 9, 2013

Start: 
2013-09-09 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on September 23, 2013

Start: 
2013-09-23 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on October 14, 2013

Start: 
2013-10-14 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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christefano's picture

Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on October 28, 2013

Start: 
2013-10-28 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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christefano's picture

Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on November 11, 2013

Start: 
2013-11-11 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on November 22, 2013

Start: 
2013-11-22 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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christefano's picture

Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on December 9, 2013

Start: 
2013-12-09 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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christefano's picture

Drupal Module Development Boot Camp at Droplabs in Downtown Los Angeles on January 13, 2014

Start: 
2014-01-13 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We're offering a free, application-based program designed to improve the Drupal skills of beginner- to intermediate-level Drupal and PHP developers. Together as a group, we're going to be diving into Drupal's APIs and helper functions, developing custom modules (many of us for the first time), using version control and other Drupal developer best practices, and advancing our Drupal skills to the next level.

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davidneedham's picture

What does open sourcing curriculum actually look like?

But what does it mean exactly to make curriculum open source? Is it as simple as providing a link to download the resources I use to teach the class (such as Drupalize.me's Community Tools curriculum)? Do I need to decide between a particular open source license (GPL, MIT, etc) and create rules for fair use?

Maybe someone can point me to a prior discussion or article around this topic?

Thanks!

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New Drupal Online Courses -- site management, mastering Drupal and building a web business

Hi all,

I'm happy to announce new courses starting soon. And as in the past, any Drupal Association members are entitled to the ten percent nonprofit/association discount.

You can read about all classes here
http://new-media-solutions.com/drupal-training

Here's an overview of what's offered

Mastering Drupal
A unique, live, online, six-week interactive course designed to help you leap over the learning curve and learn to build complex websites using Drupal. Classes begin Wednesday, May 28th, 2014.

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christefano's picture

Request for input: What should our next Drupal boot camp look like?

Droplabs is planning its next Drupal boot camp and we're asking for help from you to make it even better than last time. If you have any interest in applying for the next boot camp — or sending developers from your company or organization — please take a look at the following posts:

   What would you like our next boot camp to focus on?
   https://groups.drupal.org/node/416448

   Would you pay / donate to attend our next developer boot camp?
   https://groups.drupal.org/node/416443

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Jsaylor's picture

[Webinar] Global Training Day: What it is and why trainers should participate

Start: 
2014-04-15 08:00 - 09:00 America/Los_Angeles
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Drupal Global Training Days is an initiative started by the Drupal Association to introduce new and beginning users to Drupal. The Drupal Association partners with training companies to make this happen. Once a quarter, free or low cost training events will take place around the world.

Join this Drupal Association webinar to learn what Global Training Day is all about, why it is good for your company and how to get involved. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5121769610171003138

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Seeking for bilingual English/Spanish volunteers. 420 hours certificated Drupal course in exchange.

Take the opportunity to become an Expert in Drupal and contribute the community!

We are preparing an English version of Forcontu's Drupal training program and we are looking for bilingual English/Spanish people interested in translating (from Spanish to English) part of the materials. In exchange you'll receive free online training (7 months & 420 certificated hours, valued at USD$ 1500) to become an Expert in Drupal 7. You can also give this training opportunity to another person of your choice (maybe a friend, employee or client).

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frankgil's picture

Bilingual English/Spanish Volunteers for Drupal online training project (2014)

We are preparing an English version of Forcontu's Drupal training program and we are looking for bilingual English/Spanish people interested in translating (from Spanish to English) part of the materials. In exchange you'll receive free online training (7 months & 420 certificated hours, valued at USD$ 1500) to become an Expert in Drupal 7. You can also give this training opportunity to another person of your choice (maybe a friend, employee or client).

If you are interested or know somebody that could be, please fill in or share the form to contact us. More information at this URL: http://www.forcontu.com/bilingual-volunteers

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nodiac's picture

Drupal Development Best Practices training at GLADCamp 2014 - now 50% off!

Start: 
2014-03-07 10:00 - 17:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 

We'll be at GLADCamp, the Greater Los Angeles Drupal Camp, on March 7th, 8th & 9th, and to celebrate we're offering an Early Bird discount of 50% OFF this training until March 1, 2014! Use coupon code GLADCAMP2014 during checkout to receive your discount.

About Drupal Development Best Practices

This one-day workshop gives you a comprehensive tutorial on the right way to manage your Drupal website. You'll learn about version control for your code and ways to manage changes in your data. You'll also see how the Features module can enable you to keep your configuration changes in version control.

We cover industry-approved deployment strategies that let you move smoothly through development, testing and live environments. You'll get a high-level overview of how to modify the way your site looks by sub-theming, preventing hours of frustration should your original theme be updated.

What you will learn

  • Using version control with Drupal;
  • Maintaining development, testing and production environments;
  • Managing configuration changes using the Features module;
  • Creating a basic sub-theme;
  • Creating a basic module;
  • Understanding Drupal’s API and the hook system;
  • Using Drush, the command-line power tool for Drupal;
  • Dozens of tips, tricks and stories from the developers at Exaltation of Larks.
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