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      • [PDF] Drupal for Education and E-Learning, 2nd Edition Free Download by Bill Fitzgerald , James G. Robertson | Publisher : Packt Publishing | Category : Computers & Internet | Tags : Communication, Drupal, Video, Social Networking, Distribution | ISBN-10 : 1782162763 | ISBN-13 : 9781782162766
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      • Create web-based, content-rich tools for teaching and learning

        Overview

        • Create a powerful tool for communication among teachers, students, and the community with minimal programming knowledge
        • Produce blogs, online discussions, groups and a media hosting platform using Drupal
        • Step-by-step instructions in a teacher-friendly approach; creating your classroom website will be an enjoyable task

        In Detail

        As social networks become more popular, their role in the classroom has come under scrutiny. Drupal offers a wide variety of useful tools for educators. Within a single Drupal site, you can set up social bookmarking, podcasting, video hosting, formal and informal groups, rich user profiles, and other features commonly associated with social web communities.

        ” Drupal for Education and E-Learning – Second Edition” teaches you how to create your own social networking site to advance teaching and learning goals in the classroom, while giving you complete control over features and access. Communicate with students, share learning resources, and track assignments through simple tasks with this hands-on guide.

        In this book you will learn to install and configure the default Drupal distribution and then extend it to include blogs, bookmarks, a media sharing platform, and discussion forums.

        The book also covers how to organize your site to easily track student work on the site, and how to control who has access to that information. Additionally, it teaches you how to make the site easy to use, how to maintain the site, and how to ask for and receive help in the Drupal community.

        What you will learn from this book

        • Build an intuitive structure to allow students and teachers to find relevant content by creating blogs for both teachers and students
        • Create roles and permissions for controlling access to different parts of the site
        • Share and manage bookmarks, podcasts, images, and video to support teaching and learning
        • Foster discussion and communication among teachers, students, and also the larger school community to collaborate on projects
        • Support multiple classes within the same site
        • Publish assignments for students in your courses, and track student responses to those assignments
        • Learn to exchange help with the Drupal community
        • Discover how to backup and maintain your site once it is built

        Approach

        With clear instructions and plenty of screenshots, this book provides all the support and guidance you will need as you begin to create your classroom website. Step-by-step tutorials show you how to use Drupal in the most efficient and effective ways possible. People new to Drupal will find a good introduction of the basics; while more experienced users will learn useful tips and tricks for using Drupal in a classroom context.

        Who this book is written for

        If you are an teacher, tutor or an educator who wants to build a website for your classroom, be it elementary or any higher education, “Drupal 7 for Education and E-Learning – Second Edition” will guide you in achieving your goal at every step. No experience with programming languages, HTML, or CSS is needed to understand the examples in this book.

        Table of Contents

        Chapter 1: Introducing Drupal
        Chapter 2: Installing Drupal
        Chapter 3: Getting Started
        Chapter 4: Creating a Teacher Blog
        Chapter 5: Enrolling Students
        Chapter 6: Creating the Student Blog
        Chapter 7: Bookmarks
        Chapter 8: Podcasting and Images
        Chapter 9: Video
        Chapter 10: Forums and Blogs
        Chapter 11: Social Networks and Extending the User Profile
        Chapter 12: Supporting Multiple Classes
        Chapter 13: Tracking Student Progress
        Chapter 14: Theming and User Interface Design
        Chapter 15: Backup, Maintenance, and Upgrades
        Chapter 16: Working Effectively in the Drupal Community

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      • Book Name : Drupal for Education and E-Learning, 2nd Edition

        Edition : 2

        Author : Bill Fitzgerald , James G. Robertson

        Publisher : Packt Publishing

        Category : Computers & Internet

        ISBN-10 : 1782162763

        ISBN-13 : 9781782162766

        ASIN : 1782162763

        Pages : 390

        Language : English

        Publish Date : June 11, 2013
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