Drupal in Education

Welcome to the Drupal in Education group. This group is an umbrella group for supporting and discussing the various uses of Drupal in educational settings.

List of education institutions using Drupal.

timwelsch's picture

Live Webinar: Taking Drupal Cross-platform

Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

10 things you need to know to optimize a Drupal website for any device or platform.

When:
January 10th
North America – 2PM EST. Register Here
EMEA – 3PM GMT. Register Here

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ultimateboy's picture

Drupal/PHP Developer | University of Colorado Boulder

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The University of Colorado Boulder seeks a Drupal/PHP developer to help spearhead the development and integration of a new Drupal based web development service for our campus. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in building a wide variety of Drupal websites, from content type and field creation to integrating common contributed modules, to building custom modules using PHP.

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kevee's picture

Accessible Content and QUAIL 2.0

After a few years hiatus from Accessible Content to pursue other things, the QUAIL project has moved on to version 2.0, and so too must the Accessible Content module.

QUAIL

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Web Application Developer | University of Iowa - Information Technology Services

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The University of Iowa Information Technology Services organization (ITS), is seeking to fill a position for a Web Application Developer. We're expanding our central Drupal web services team. The job location is in downtown Iowa City, Iowa.

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btopro's picture

State of Drupal in education update

Just a quick community note about some momentum in projects that often times directly benefit the drupal edtech community.

LTI is moving along in the community it seems -- http://drupal.org/sandbox/jzornig/1809350

Epub would be an excellent format to support exports to which funnymonkey has some work into that I need to test -- http://drupal.org/project/epub_export

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Drupal Web Developer | Washington University in St. Louis

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Arts & Sciences Computing at Washington University in St. Louis is searching for an ambitious code hacker to be an instrumental member of our web services team. In this position you will be writing custom modules and features for our internal D7 distro, managing security updates for our 100+ sites, and working closely with faculty and staff to design and build sites for the college of Arts & Sciences.
If youʼre ready to whip up some serious Drupal-fu we want to hear from you!

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LTI Tool Provider module released

The LTI Tool Provider module (lti_tool_provider) http://drupal.org/sandbox/jzornig/1809350 allows a Drupal site to serve as a Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Tool in any Learning Management System (LMS) supporting the LTI standard. (http://developers.imsglobal.org/)
Example LTI compliant LMSs are Blackboard Learn, Moodle and Sakai.

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attheshow's picture

Organizational vs. Personal Git Accounts?

For contributing to Drupal, are there any organizations out there that ask individual developers to use an organizational Git account (vs. a personal Git account) to make commits to projects? Are organizational accounts common in the Drupal community? Why or why not?

If you do use an organizational account, how do you (or they, if speaking of another org.) go about managing multiple Git identities on the local environment? Would you do this by just committing as yourself to internal projects and then committing as the org. account to a contributed project?

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nickvidal's picture

Drupal at Itaipu: Latin America Case Study

This is a case study I presented at Latinoware 2012, one of the top FOSS events in Latin America. This event happens every October at Itaipu's Technology Park, situated inside the Itaipu Dam.

The Itaipu Dam is the world's largest generator of renewable clean energy and is considered to be one of the seven modern Wonders of the World.

Background

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jrdixey's picture

Adrenna Academic

Is anyone in the group familiar with this company and how they're leveraging Drupal?

http://www.adrenna.com/

Thanks!
Jennifer

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paulalbert's picture

Web Developer | Weill Cornell Medical Library

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

This is a full-time on site, salaried position.
No contractors, please.

Weill Cornell Medical Library is looking for an entry level web developer who has strong Drupal experience.

Requirements:
– Two years minimum working experience
– Strong knowledge of and demonstrable experience with HTML, JavaScript, and PHP.

Strongly preferred
– Familiarity with Drupal

Nice but not crucial:
– LDAP, Active Directory, MySQL, XML, RDF, SPARQL and OWL

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Drupal Web Specialist/Graphic Designer | Quinsigamond Community College

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Effective Date of Posting: October 14, 2012

POSITION: Drupal Web Specialist/Graphic Designer

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Diana Farias's picture

Higher Education Drupal Technology Workshop - October 11, 2012 - San Diego, CA

Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

The San Diego Higher Education Technology Summit is aimed at providing University Administrators with the tools and knowledge to implement a successful web presence for their faculty, staff and students.

Today’s competitive marketplace makes Admissions and Marketing the crucible to provide the answers for today’s hot questions - How to create new revenue, new markets and new audiences? How do you keep a student's college experience both enlightening and fun? How do you get your graduates to keep coming back and enhance your institution's reputation?

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djdevin's picture

Course 1.0 release!

Hi all,

We are proud to announce the stable release of Course module 1.0 for Drupal 6 and the introduction of the development release for Drupal 7.

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samcohen's picture

Live online intensive training opportunity for Drupal in education

Hi everyone,

We do a lot of website development for educational institutions (Penn, Temple U and others) and I am offering a six-week online live training course starting next week. We've had a lot of people from educational institutions take this in the past -- you can take the 10% percent nonprofit discount if you work for a school or college.

Class size is limited and may sell out soon. If you need to pay by PO, let us know.

Here is information about the course

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jggarley's picture

What's wrong with my D7 Homepage- Strange stylings

For some reasons I can't figure out why my D7 homepage style format mess up. Every other pages style formats appear they way they suppose to be except the homepage. Can you someone please help me solve this nightmare issue I'm having with my site.
Site URL: http://ulaalib.org/

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btopro's picture

Blockers for Drupal 7

This is the current list of blockers for me with Drupal 7. This is split into three areas: Drupal as a Course (1 course per Drupal site), Ulmus, and ELMS. Drupal as a course is a different distribution that has yet to be named.

Drupal as Course: MOOC Distribution

  • HTML Export - Allow for dump to a tar package (now ArchiveTar is core in D7)

ELMS

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ebrittwebb's picture

Moving US Drupal Education sites to dedicated page

I noticed the Drupal based Education Sites page is getting long. Considering how much of it is US-based, I propose moving all the US-specific content to a separate wiki page and then linking to it from the main page.

Any concerns with this?

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ebrittwebb's picture

Site email notifications vs. subscriptions?

I want authenticated users of my PTO website (running on D7) to request automatic email notifications when various kinds of content (based on taxonomy terms or content types or authors, etc.). What do people think about using Notifications module vs. Subscriptions module?

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ebrittwebb's picture

Helpful Q&A for building school PTO website

I'm "back in town" after taking a 3-4 year hiatus from active drupal usage. Used to be an active member of Boston and Education groups. I'm helping build a new website for my kids' elementary school PTO, WardPTO, on Drupal 7, and I have a number of questions. Hope it will be OK to post questions here and get pointers. Some of these may seem "elementary", but hopefully folks will humor me.

First question - Is anyone aware of good examples PTO websites out there? I'm especially interested in ones running on D7.

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