Drupal for Education and E-Learning, 2/e(Paperback)

James G. Robertson, Bill Fitzgerald

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2013-04-19
  • 售價: $2,310
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,195
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 390
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1782162763
  • ISBN-13: 9781782162766
  • 相關分類: Drupal
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商品描述

You don't need to be a techie to build a community-based website for your school. With this guide to Drupal you'll be able to create an online learning and sharing space for your students and colleagues, quickly and easily.

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.

商品描述(中文翻譯)

你不需要成為一個技術專家,就能為你的學校建立一個基於社群的網站。有了這本Drupal指南,你將能夠快速輕鬆地為你的學生和同事創建一個線上學習和分享空間。

概述:
- 使用最少的編程知識,在教師、學生和社群之間建立一個強大的溝通工具
- 使用Drupal製作部落格、線上討論、群組和媒體主機平台
- 以教師友善的方式提供逐步指導,讓建立課堂網站成為一項愉快的任務

詳細內容:
隨著社交網絡的普及,它們在教室中的角色受到了關注。Drupal為教育工作者提供了各種有用的工具。在一個Drupal網站中,你可以設置社交書籤、播客、視頻主機、正式和非正式群組、豐富的用戶個人資料以及其他與社交網絡社群常見的功能。

《Drupal for Education and E-Learning - Second Edition》教你如何創建自己的社交網絡網站,以促進教學和學習目標的實現,同時完全控制功能和訪問權限。通過這本實用指南,你可以通過簡單的任務與學生溝通、分享學習資源並追蹤作業。

在這本書中,你將學習安裝和配置默認的Drupal發行版,然後擴展它以包括部落格、書籤、媒體共享平台和討論論壇。

本書還介紹了如何組織你的網站,以便輕鬆追蹤學生在網站上的工作,以及如何控制誰可以訪問該信息。此外,它還教你如何使網站易於使用,如何維護網站,以及如何在Drupal社群中尋求和獲得幫助。

本書的學習重點:
- 通過為教師和學生創建部落格,建立直觀的結構,讓他們找到相關內容
- 創建角色和權限,控制對網站不同部分的訪問
- 分享和管理書籤、播客、圖片和視頻,以支持教學和學習
- 促進教師、學生和整個學校社群之間的討論和溝通,以合作完成項目
- 在同一個網站中支持多個班級
- 發布課程作業給學生,並追蹤學生對這些作業的回應
- 學習如何與Drupal社群交流幫助
- 發現在構建網站後如何備份和維護你的網站

這本書的特點:
- 提供清晰的指示和大量的截圖,為你在創建課堂網站時提供所有支持和指導
- 逐步教程展示了如何以最高效和最有效的方式使用Drupal。對Drupal新手來說,這本書提供了基礎知識的良好介紹;而對於有經驗的用戶來說,它提供了在課堂環境中使用Drupal的有用技巧和訣竅。

這本書適合以下讀者:
- 教師、導師或教育工作者,想為他們的課堂建立一個網站,無論是小學還是任何高等教育
- 在閱讀本書的例子時,不需要具備編程語言、HTML或CSS的經驗。