Drupal in Higher Education

A place to discuss Drupal in Higher Education

 

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This Group is a split-off of the Drupal Education Group and aims ito deal with issues and challenges that are unique to Drupal in post-secondary academic environments. This group has been founded as a result of Drupalcon San Francisco 2010 when it became obvious that there was a need for a place to extend the fruitful discussions that began there.

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Cornell DrupalCamp 2017 - Call for Sessions

Start: 
2017-10-20 (All day) America/New_York
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Cornell University’s Custom Development team is hosting its fourth DrupalCamp on Friday October 20, 2017, and we are looking for presenters to pitch one-hour sessions. Sessions will start at 10:00am after breakfast and a keynote speech, and run concurrently until 4:30pm.

The audience for presentations includes: New to Drupal; Beginner; Intermediate; and Advanced. Please select the most appropriate audience for your presentation.

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Drupal MiniCamp Atlanta 2017

Start: 
2017-06-16 08:00 - 17:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Back by popular demand! And now virtual!

The Atlanta Drupal User’s Group is pleased to announce that Drupal MiniCamp Atlanta 2017 will be held Friday, June 16th.

Sign on for eight hour-long sessions featuring an exciting lineup of Drupal 8 extraordinaires. These experts will share their knowledge, insights, and guidance on how to maximize your potential with Drupal 8 development, theming, and operations..

What is MiniCamp Atlanta?

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WEB COMPONENTS, POLYMER AND DECOUPLING DESIGN IN DRUPAL

Wanted to reference this here in case people didn't see it. We've got https://drupal.org/project/webcomponents module able to go straight from polymer templates to display modes to field UI to rendered output. This completely by-passes the traditional tpl / template file workflow and allows front-end to dictate design to backend (instead of in Drupal where it's usually a mish-mash of both). It's also by-reference so updating your templates sees them updated in Drupal.

https://drupal.psu.edu/blog/post/web-components-polymer-and-decoupling-d...

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DrupalCamp @ Stanford

Start: 
2017-03-10 (All day) - 2017-03-11 (All day) America/Los_Angeles
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

The Stanford Drupal Camp is a two-day event to connect those in the south bay working on websites. We will discuss the many facets of web design and development, as well as learn about Drupal, an open-source content management system that powers thousands of websites at Stanford, and millions of websites beyond.

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Free websites built by University of Michigan grad students

We are seeking clients for a class at the University of Michigan School of Information. Students in this class break into teams to build websites.

We have about 30 students in the class this winter, so we need 10 sites to create.

That’s where you come in.

Do you know anyone that needs a site (re)built that would be a good candidate for our students?

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Centralized and Shared ECommerce Platform

This is slightly off-topic, since it's not specific to Drupal.

I'm curious if anyone has implemented a centralized e-commerce platform for use through your institutions’ various sites. The cost of re-rolling out unique site-specific implementations that meet compliance requirements is considerable.

The thought of creating links to an centralized (and controlled by Finance) seems like a winner, all around.

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New module to show which keywords were used in Exposed filters

We have submitted for review module that allows to display Field name and Values of exposed filters that user selected for the view. This widget can be displayed in Header/Footer area. User can configure which filters should be shown.

You can download module here
https://www.drupal.org/sandbox/irinaz/2279929
https://www.drupal.org/project/2279929/git-instructions

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Cornell University DrupalCamp + more!

Start: 
2016-10-07 08:00 - 17:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Registration is now open for Cornell DrupalCamp 2016, to be held Friday October 7. An optional half-day Code Sprint or half-day Drupal Basics, will be held October 6.

Sessions are now posted! http://camp2016.drupal.cornell.edu/2016-schedule

Cornell DrupalCamp has been held on the Ithaca, NY campus since 2013 and is open to the public. The daylong camp costs $35 and includes breakfast and lunch. Session topics and tracks will be posted in September.

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ral274's picture

Cornell University DrupalCamp + more!

Start: 
2016-10-07 08:00 - 17:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Registration is now open for Cornell DrupalCamp 2016, to be held Friday October 7. An optional half-day Code Sprint or half-day Drupal Basics, will be held October 6.

Cornell DrupalCamp has been held on the Ithaca, NY campus since 2013 and is open to the public. The daylong camp costs $35 and includes breakfast and lunch. Session topics and tracks will be posted in September.

Registration is open to the first 225 participants, including presenters who plan to attend the camp, so please do not wait until the last minute to register!

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D6 Publishing/Caching Issue & D8 Calendar Recommendations

I'm at the University of Southern Mississippi. I'm hoping for some feedback from the higher ed community on the following:

1) Caching. We were self-hosted until December 2015 and didn't employ caching. After moving to Acquia Cloud Enterprise, we have experienced a number of issues related to the balance of caching through Varnish and user expectations on how quickly content will be available to anonymous users.

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