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.

Definitions

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


Way-finding through your Drupal learning experience. 

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DrupalEdu related groups

This is an inventory of any groups or initiatives related to Drupal in Education.

Please add any others you find, and update information below.

Drupal EDU related events

Oxford DrupalCamp on Education
http://oxford.drupalcamp.org.uk/

Higher Ed Summit at NYC DrupalCamp
http://www.nyccamp.org/higher-education-summit

Formal education:

Drupal in (basic) Education
http://groups.drupal.org/drupal-education

Drupal in higher Education
http://groups.drupal.org/higher-education

Research and Academia
http://groups.drupal.org/research-and-academia

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EDU logo

Druplicon fork with scholar hat:
Another fork with the lightbulb:

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Drupal Training in Australia

This is a page where I thoguht we could list all the people who are providing training for Drupal.

Maybe Just a brief line on;
+ who you are
+ what you offer
+ how people can find you aka website link etc

Hoping this to serve as a place for new Drupal people to come to find training to help them learn more Drupal skills, also current Drupalistas to update their skill-set maybe from Drupal 6 to 7, and for companies looking to take on Drupal as their CMS and wanting to update the development team.


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DrupalCamp LA 2011 (August 6th & 7th)

Start: 
2011-08-06 08:00 - 2011-08-07 17:00 America/Los_Angeles
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Get ready for the fifth annual DrupalCamp LA this August 6-7th. Mark your calendars... this year is a milestone for us and we’re going all out!

Update: Videos posted at http://replay.uci.edu/clients/drupal

Drupal has changed, so we updated the camp accordingly. Join us for this jam-packed weekend of free Drupal community training - now with even more awesome sauce!

Event Highlights:

* Job Fair
* Drupal 7 Sessions
* Dedicated Beginners Track
* Step-By-Step Workshops
* Drupal Training Video Archives

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Drupal and Education Open Space: Call for Participation

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.

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Vote for Drupal in Education and Education in Drupal Sessions at DrupalCon London 2011

 

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.

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Grant for free tuition for 8 week course to build your own Drupal site.

At New Media Solutions our specialty is working with social entrepreneurs and innovative nonprofits. We think Drupal is an amazing and powerful tool for innovative websites that make the world a better place. We are offering these grants to encourage its use.

We are giving out two Grants worth $450 each to people who have an innovative idea for a website that will have a positive social impact. If you have such an idea you are eligible to apply. (Projects can be for-profit, nonprofit, sponsored by an organization or independent.)

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8 week intensive, live, online Drupal course starting May 3rd or 4th

Start: 
2011-05-03 08:00 - 11:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Two more dates are available for the 8-week intensive online course we are offering, one starting May 3rd and one starting May 4th.

The idea behind this course is to create a structured learning environment and learning community where participants can build a site over the length of the course.

Anyone who is a Drupal Association member or works for a nonprofit a ten percent discount.

You can read a full description of this Drupal training program here .

Thank you,
Sam Cohen

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Drupalversity, now with added simplicity and fewer unicorns

Early last year I submitted a post to groups.drupal.org about an idea I'd had for a new way in which people could learn how to do Drupal:

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Discussion of advertising guidelines

Update: This has become a discussion about advertising guidelines on g.d.o/australia (perhaps generally as well).

Original Title: Expert Web Development Training in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL and Drupal

Hi, my name is Shaun Moss, and I provide 3 main services: Web Development, Consulting and Training. Today I want to tell you about my training services.

Web Development Training

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Introduction to Drupal for Designers (Webinar, Fee-based)

Start: 
2011-05-06 11:00 - 13:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

This two-hour webinar-based course will introduce you to designing for Drupal. The course is intended for web designers and graphic designers who are beginning to create designs that will be built using the Drupal content management system.

The course will introduce web design concepts and techniques, the Drupal architecture, how to work with web developers and clients and how to create designs that will take advantage of the new Drupal 7, as well as current Drupal 6. No programming experience is assumed or required.

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Drupal, CCK & Views: Custom Content, Fields & Lists training in Los Angeles on May 3-4, 2011

Event type: 
User group meeting

This two-day workshop will explore modules and configurations you can combine to build more customized systems using Drupal. You’ll create many examples of more advanced configurations and content displays using the Content Construction Kit (CCK) and Views modules.

    Sign up today at http://www.larks.la/training  

The Drupal experts at Exaltation of Larks and Chapter Three will guide you through the complex User Interfaces that Drupal provides for controlling and customizing the many different ways to present lists and tables of your site’s content.

What you will learn:

  • Creating custom content types
  • Building RSS feeds
  • Allowing viewers to filter results
  • Building interactive tables
  • Displaying content in a grid
  • Adding a date field to your content, and sorting by date
  • Creating iCAL feeds and other date displays
  • Using views arguments to dynamically filter your results based on the URL
  • How other modules integrate with Views
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Drupal in a Day training in Los Angeles on June 20, 2011

Event type: 
User group meeting

Drupal in a Day is a full day of training on June 20 2011, offered by the Drupal experts at Exaltation of Larks and Chapter Three for just $400.

    Sign up today at http://www.larks.la/training  

This introductory workshop will touch upon almost every aspect of the core Drupal framework:

  • Discover how to add, edit, and moderate content.
  • Learn how to create user accounts and understand Drupal's permissions system.
  • See how to set-up menus, and position blocks on a page.
  • Create human-readable URLs, and categorize your content using Drupal's taxonomy system.

At the end of this one-day class you'll have a completed Drupal site, which looks and functions a lot like many sites you'll see on the web today.

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Drupal Module Development training in Los Angeles on June 21-23, 2011

Event type: 
User group meeting

This three-day workshop teaches you how to create a comprehensive Drupal module. We'll use and explain each of the top ten Drupal hooks, the menu system and the Form API. You’ll learn how to conform to Drupal coding standards. You’ll write secure code by using Drupal’s built-in functions to sanitize data for display.

    Sign up today at http://www.larks.la/training  

You’ll learn from the Drupal experts at Exaltation of Larks and Chapter Three the correct way to save and retrieve data, including how to add your own custom database tables. We’ll also practice using theme system from your module. Depending on interest, we’ll show you how to expose your custom data to Views, demonstrate how to create SimpleTests for your module, or teach you the proper way to upgrade your custom database schema.

What you will learn:

  • Drupal coding best practices
  • Understanding hooks
  • Using the Form API
  • Saving custom data
  • Providing themable output from your module
  • Techniques for keeping your site secure

Days

3 days: June 21-23, 2011. This training is from 10am-5pm and begins at 10am sharp.

Prerequisites

At least six months of prior PHP development. Familiarity with Drupal terms such as nodes, blocks, fields and views. Experience with Drupal configuration and contributed modules/themes is necessary for understanding the concepts of module development.

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Call for Training Proposals for DrupalCon London! & Volunteers

Please visit: http://london2011.drupal.org/conference/training for more information.

Great Training at DrupalCon London

In Chicago there were 16 tracks for training: http://chicago2011.drupal.org/training The Team for DrupalCon London are still waiting to determine how many they will offer.

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May 14 for Entrepreneurs: a hands-on workshop to launch your startup website in a day

Start: 
2011-05-14 08:30 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Website workshop for business people (not programmers).

Launch your site at this 1-day workshop for on-the-move startups and small businesses. No programming involved.

The top people from 4 Boston web development shops work with you to flesh out your web strategy and implement the core focuses of sitebuilding:
- technology (Drupal, of course) led by Kay VanValkenburgh, Own Sourcing
- visual presentation led by Chris Burns, Fort Point Design

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Drupal in a Day training for Drupal 6 on May 2, 2011 in Downtown Los Angeles

Event type: 
User group meeting

Update: This is a Drupal 6-specific training that was previously scheduled for May 9th. The new date is May 2, 2011.

Drupal in a Day is a full day of training offered by the Drupal experts at Exaltation of Larks and Chapter Three for just $400.

    Sign up today at http://www.larks.la/training  

This introductory workshop will touch upon almost every aspect of the core Drupal framework:

  • Discover how to add, edit, and moderate content.
  • Learn how to create user accounts and understand Drupal's permissions system.
  • See how to set-up menus, and position blocks on a page.
  • Create human-readable URLs, and categorize your content using Drupal's taxonomy system.

At the end of this one-day class you'll have a completed Drupal site, which looks and functions a lot like many sites you'll see on the web today.

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Drupaltherapy Training in Boston

Start: 
2011-04-29 09:00 - 17:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Only local images are allowed.

We would like to announce this newest Drupal training opportunity that will take place on Friday, April 29, 2011, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM at CompuWorks in sunny Boston, MA. If you've enjoyed the Drupaltherapy screencasts then this is your chance to spend a day with the same level of high quality instruction in a supportive learning environment.

This intensive all-day workshop will arm new and novice users with fresh Drupal 7 skills including installation, configuration, core functions, theme development, and dose of Drupal stunt driving. We provide high quality Drupal instruction in a price bracket that non-profits and small businesses can afford. You'll get eight solid hours of training for a great rate.

If you want a kick start to the Drupal project then this class will give you a good one. Expect a dizzying overview to set you on course to better understanding with Drupal. These classes book full very quickly, so register early! Deadline to register is April 22, 2011. To learn more about these classes, check out the FAQ.

A note to you seasoned developers in the Boston area. These trainings are a great opportunity for that client of yours form whom you have just completed a new Drupal-based website. Trainings offered by third party trainers are a great value to your clients, while not competing for their loyalty as customers.

If you or your clients need Drupal training, please please click here.

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Recovering Dretsy

The main idea of this post is to recreate a distribution of rszrama's Dretsy web site with the functionality of www.etsy.com
In this post I'll try to describe whole process with modules required and configurations.

So what's the process looks like?
1. Download and install Drupal 6
2. Download and install required modules (list will be soon available)
3. Configuration (in process of describing)
4. Theming

THE END

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