By James G. Robertson, Bill Fitzgerald
Create web-based, content-rich instruments for instructing and learning.
• Create a robust device for verbal exchange between lecturers, scholars, and the neighborhood with minimum programming knowledge;
• Produce blogs, on-line discussions, teams and a media web hosting platform utilizing Drupal;
• step by step directions in a teacher-friendly process; developing your lecture room site could be an relaxing task.
As social networks develop into extra renowned, their position within the lecture room has come less than scrutiny. Drupal bargains a wide selection of important instruments for educators. inside a unmarried Drupal website, you could manage social bookmarking, podcasting, video internet hosting, formal and casual teams, wealthy consumer profiles, and different gains generally linked to social net communities.
Drupal for schooling and E-Learning - moment Edition teaches you ways to create your individual social networking website to enhance educating and studying targets within the school room, whereas providing you with whole keep an eye on over positive factors and entry. converse with scholars, percentage studying assets, and music assignments via basic initiatives with this hands-on guide.
In this ebook you are going to learn how to set up and configure the default Drupal distribution after which expand it to incorporate blogs, bookmarks, a media sharing platform, and dialogue forums.
The e-book additionally covers tips on how to manage your web site to simply music pupil paintings at the web site, and the way to regulate who has entry to that details. also, it teaches you ways to make the positioning effortless to exploit, how you can continue the positioning, and the way to invite for and obtain assist in the Drupal community.
What you'll research from this book
• construct an intuitive constitution to permit scholars and academics to discover proper content material by way of growing blogs for either academics and students;
• Create roles and permissions for controlling entry to assorted elements of the site;
• percentage and deal with bookmarks, podcasts, photographs, and video to aid instructing and learning;
• Foster dialogue and conversation between lecturers, scholars, and in addition the bigger university neighborhood to collaborate on projects;
• help a number of sessions in the comparable site;
• post assignments for college students on your classes, and song scholar responses to these assignments;
• discover ways to trade aid with the Drupal community;
• realize the best way to backup and preserve your web site as soon as it's built.
With transparent directions and lots of screenshots, this booklet offers the entire help and assistance you'll want as you start to create your school room web site. step by step tutorials provide help to use Drupal within the most productive and potent methods attainable. humans new to Drupal will discover a solid advent of the fundamentals; whereas more matured clients will study worthwhile suggestions and tips for utilizing Drupal in a lecture room context.
Who this ebook is written for
If you're an instructor, coach or an educator who desires to construct an internet site on your school room, be it effortless or any better schooling, Drupal for schooling and E-Learning - moment Edition will advisor you in attaining your target at each step. No event with programming languages, HTML, or CSS is required to appreciate the examples during this booklet.