Trainers: Chris Shattuck with John Nguyen, Eric Casequin, David Hunt, David Needham, Michelle Krejci, Leslie Glynn, and Joshua Needham
In "Drupal Immersion", students will be guided through the process of creating a fully functional Drupal web site, exploring essential Drupal modules (like Views and Pathauto), learning important concepts (such as what nodes are, how to use taxonomy) and tweaking the look and feel of the site with CSS and other tools.
This particular training has been used across the world, from DrupalCon 2012 in Denver to LA, San Francisco, Melbourne Australia and Edinburgh UK, and always gets a fantastic response.
Unlike a traditional, lecture-based training, students will instead work at their own pace through a set of short, carefully produced training videos on BuildAModule covering the complete site-building process. By using video training instead of live lectures, students will be able to work at their own speed, pausing where they need to, replaying material they didn't get the first time around, and skipping past material they're already familiar with. And instead of lecturing, the trainers will be free 100% of the time to help you through tricky spots or point you in the right direction.
If you've ever zoned out during a lecture and found yourself a little lost, or been frustrated that the short time available for questions gets taken up with discussion you're not interested in, this is the perfect environment for you. You can take breaks when you need them, tackle exactly what you need to learn (or we'll help you figure out what that is) and get a lot of personal, expert advice along the way.
When you arrive, we will get you oriented to the course material and help you build a custom curriculum focused at your particular skill level, tackling the subjects you need to cover. All levels of experience with Drupal will come out of this training having made a huge step up the Drupal learning curve, guaranteed.
Students will get a free 8-day pass to BuildAModule so they can watch some videos before the training, as well as finish what they were working on once the training is over.