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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[Webinar] Developing Layouts in Backdrop CMS, The Drupal Fork

Start: 
2016-02-24 16:00 - 17:00 Europe/London
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Backdrop is very similar to Drupal 7 in terms of code while providing many of the features of Drupal 8. However, Backdrop has a different project philosophy from Drupal, in that it values backwards-compatibility. It is the belief of the project that maintaining a greater level of compatibility will lower the overall cost of learning, building, and maintenance of software; making Backdrop better suited to lower-budget sites than Drupal 8. Join the webinar to find out why Backdrop was created and learn about it's unique Layout module.

Who Should Attend This Webinar?
- Site builders

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ginmonty's picture

Is Drupal 8 Ready for You?

Start: 
2016-02-02 13:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
rgs
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

There’s been a lot of talk about the release of the planet’s most powerful, flexible, and easy-to-scale web experience platform. Surrounding this buzz has been the question of how your organization can prepare for Drupal 8. But, it’s also important to look at the other side of the question: Is Drupal 8 ready for you? And why is it that Drupal 7 is the best choice for some organizations while Drupal 8 is the best for others? There are several different factors to consider when addressing these issues and that’s what we’re going to do on February 17 using YOUR questions.

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Curriculum Objective - Drupal Training Curriculum for Drupal Companies

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Curriculum Objective

To train PHP developers over a period of 1 year into Drupal developers competent in all aspects of application development using Drupal, who will be able to take on independent responsibility of Drupal projects

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Compilation of existing content around Open Curriculum

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This is a reference document with the list of content from different Open Curriculum initiatives around Drupal

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Ele7en's picture

[Webinar] Drupal 8 Accessibility: What We Didn't Get in Core (Yet!)

Start: 
2016-02-03 16:00 - 17:00 Europe/London
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

We accomplished a great deal with Drupal 7’s accessibility when it was released in 2011. In Drupal 8, the community built on this and added broader support for ARIA & ATAG, two W3C standards which were not stable in 2011. D8 has also seen many enhancements for keyboard only users, low vision users and people who are colour blind. Drupal stands as the most accessible CMS available, but there is a great deal still to be done.

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Towards a standardized Drupal curriculum for Drupal Companies

I run an exclusive Drupal agency and we have been working with Drupal for almost 10 years now. We have hired and trained scores of people in Drupal over these years. We are looking to compile and publish our Drupal Training Curriculum under GFDL in an attempt to create a standardized Drupal curriculum for Drupal companies. You can read more about this at the announcement about the open curriculum project at Zyxware.com

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Site Building with Drupal - Online - Free Training

Start: 
2015-12-18 10:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
rgs
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Course Overview:
During this intensive program you will learn just how much you can do by installing and configuring Drupal's contributed modules. By the time the class is finished, you will have built a mock client site that includes common, dynamically controlled requirements like:

FAQ's
custom member profiles
an events calendar and listings
user rights management
comment moderation
editorial workflows
In the process, you'll learn about:
best practices in Drupal project planning
Drupal's inherent tools and subsystems
custom content types
Views
taxonomy
search tools

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[Webinar] Native CRM Systems on Drupal

Start: 
2015-12-16 21:30 - 22:30 Asia/Kolkata
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

If you have ever had to build a website for a client and host/integrate/consult with their CRM system, you have probably had this thought before: “Why don't they build this in Drupal?!” Most CRM systems are great for exactly one thing; be it Enterprise, Campaigns or Events. But as soon as you have a specific need that no one thought of before, the level of customisation of the architecture/reporting doesn't quite do it.

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FREE Webinar - Marketing or IT: Who will get the most out of Drupal 8?

Start: 
2015-12-03 15:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
rgs
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

With the release of the planet’s most powerful, flexible, and easy to scale web experience platform, how can you prepare for your entire organization to benefit from all it has to offer? Marketing and IT utilize the power of Drupal in vastly different ways. How will Drupal 8 benefit both? Who will benefit more?

Join Drupal Evangelist, Ray Saltini, and Drupal Architect, Yuriy Gerasimov, as they walk you through what Drupal 8 means for both IT and Marketing departments on Thursday, December 3 at 3 p.m. ET.

In this webinar you’ll learn:

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FREE Drupal 8 Mentored Training at LAX Coworking on November 20, 2015

Start: 
2015-11-20 14:00 - 15:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

We're excited to announce the very first Drupal 8 training in Los Angeles! This workshop is from 2-5pm and uses the extensive Drupal video library at Build a Module.com. Bring your laptop, your lunch and learn Drupal!

This time we'll be focusing on Upgrading to Drupal 8 and Drupal 8 Developer Prep. Bring a WiFi-enabled computer that you can use to connect to the internet and watch videos on (and a set of headphones). Those without headphones can buy an inexpensive pair of headphones from the venue.

Registration

This workshop is free but registration is required. Sign up at http://freedrupal8mentoredtraining.eventbrite.com  

Be sure to arrive early to give yourself enough time to park, pick a seat, and connect your laptop to the venue's WiFi network. We begin promptly at 2pm.

Classroom space is limited, so sign up early.

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Free Online Intro to Drupal 8 ~ Global Training Days 11/21

Start: 
2015-11-21 13:00 - 17:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

DRUPAL 8 IS ALMOST HERE!

Let's spend 4hours together installing Drupal 8, creating content, creating pages, managing users, and finding out what all the fuss is about!
Big Thanks to PANTHEON for letting anyone launch a FREE Drupal 8 site with this link: https://dashboard.pantheon.io/products/drupal8/spinup
What we'll do together:
[1] Install Drupal 8 via PANTHEON.
[2] cruise around the User Interface to familiarize ourselves with the new layout and options.
[3] Next we'll create some content and experience the NEW UI.

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Free Online Intro to Drupal 8 ~ Global Training Days 11/20

Start: 
2015-11-20 13:00 - 17:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

DRUPAL 8 IS ALMOST HERE!

Let's spend 4hours together installing Drupal 8, creating content, creating pages, managing users, and finding out what all the fuss is about!
Big Thanks to PANTHEON for letting anyone launch a FREE Drupal 8 site with this link: https://dashboard.pantheon.io/products/drupal8/spinup
What we'll do together:
[1] Install Drupal 8 via PANTHEON.
[2] cruise around the User Interface to familiarize ourselves with the new layout and options.
[3] Next we'll create some content and experience the NEW UI.

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Free Webinar on "Drupal 8: The Crash Course"

Start: 
2015-12-02 21:30 - 22:30 Asia/Kolkata
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Almost a complete rewrite under the hood, Drupal 8 is a modern, PHP 5.5-boasting, REST-capable, object-oriented powerhouse. Now leveraging third-party components from no less than nine different projects, Drupal 8 aims to be the premiere Content Management Platform for PHP. But how do you use all this newfangled stuff?

In this webinar, our speaker will walk you through Drupal's key systems and APIs that are intended to give developers a taste of what building with Drupal 8 will be like.

Who Should Attend This?
- Established Drupal 7 devs looking to transition to Drupal 8

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D8 User Manual proposal

There's a new proposal to create a coherent, internationalized Drupal 8 User Manual, which Joe Shindelar (eojthebrave) discussed at DrupalCon Los Angeles recently. Because we want comments on the proposal, it's posted in the Documentation group (the Core group doesn't allow comments):
https://groups.drupal.org/node/470648

I thought some other groups might be interested, so I'm posting this quick note to let you know. Follow the link for all the details and discussions.

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Come train at DrupalCon Barcelona

Hey all,

We’re looking for more people to submit training proposals for DrupalCon Barcelona. We’ve received a pretty low number of proposals so far, so chances are pretty good for those who do submit.

If you’ve given training in your local community before, or at a camp, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for training sessions covering all levels and any area of Drupal that you find interesting. If you want to share your Drupal knowledge and get a little cash doing it, submit your idea to our team.

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Acquia Certified Developer Exam passed

Only local images are allowed.Since the Acquia Certification Program was launched in 2014, I've been evaluating whether or not to take the test. In the end I decided to do it for one fundamental reason, which is to verify whether the training plans we developed in Forcontu are aligned with the certification of Acquia and may be useful to prepare the exam.

My score:

Overall Score: 86%
Result: PASS

Section 1 - Fundamental Web Development Concepts: 75%
Section 2 - Site Building: 81%
Section 3 - Front end development (Theming) : 100%
Section 4 - Back end development (Coding) : 86%

And I tried to detail as much as possible my experience with Acquia Certified Developer Exam to help those who want to be certified by Acquia (and / or Forcontu).

https://www.forcontu.com/en/blog/acquia-certified-developer-and-forcontu...

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Get paid to learn Drupal AND score a job? AcquiaU is your place to be!

Hi everyone!

Do you know any aspiring Drupalists looking to round out their technical and professional skills AND possibly get a full time, permanent job? AcquiaU is recruiting for our June 1st Program in downtown Boston!

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btopro's picture

ELMSLN + xAPI/Learning Locker + H5P + OpenBadges

Rick Humphries (@rickhumphries) recently did a video showing the work his group is doing with ELMS Learning Network, Learning Locker and H5P to transmit activity statements (XAPI) from ELMSLN to Learning Locker. Then it shows how ELMSLN is querying the LRS (learning locker) for what statements a user has passed and then granting badges based on matching those statements.

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Forcontu is offering 10 x Drupal Training Scholarships

Forcontu is offering 10 x Training Scholarships for the Expert in Drupal 7 online course (valued at USD1350). If you want to apply, complete the form before April 15, 2015. On April 16 we will announce the 10 winners of a scholarship to join the course completely free. The course will be conducted from May 4 to December 4 (7 months).

More information and registration at:

http://www.forcontu.com/en/10-drupal-training-scholarships

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