Teaching Drupal: Creating Effective Drupal Training Materials for Clients, Employees, and the Public

Time slot: 
March 9th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chicago 8 & 9
Business and Strategy

With so much to learn in Drupal, creating and leveraging effective training materials can save hours of repetitive research and expensive one-on-one time, and that can give you or your organization a definitive edge. In this session, a panel of three experienced Drupal teacher / trainers (Tom Geller, Matt Petrowsky and Chris Shattuck) share a ton of techniques, methods and perspectives that they've honed or developed over the years to make creating training material quick, fun and effective.

Video at archive.org.

Intended audience: 

Organizations who want to create more effective training materials for clients, employees, and the public.

Questions answered by this session
Question 1: 
How do you know what to train for?
Question 2: 
How do you create effective documentation?
Question 3: 
How is training in Drupal unique?
Question 4: 
How do you organize training materials?
Question 5: 
How do you create a quick and effective screencast?
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Just to clarify...

Although I'm listed first, Chris has been the primary motor behind this session. Looking forward to it!

Edit: Ah, it's fixed. :)


This would be tremendously helpful for Account/Project Managers. I would not have thought of this as a session, but it is unique and would be very helpful for many.

Would love to attend this!

Definitely need some help in an easier approach in teaching/training the masses on how to use Drupal.

This will be great. We're

This will be great. We're migrating our site to drupal and departments need to know how to use it. We've got people from all sorts of different tech backgrounds and unified documentation and training (or even knowing where to begin) would be great! Looking forward to this.

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