So I presented with Donna Desroche at the Tri-west STF PD day in North Battleford. Our presentation, as laid out on the wiki, was on using a content management site like Drupal in a school. The presentation was supposed to have Owen Odonovan presenting as well but Owen was unable to make it.
The presentation went great. Donna explained both what you need on the technical end and how to take the most basic Drupal site and get it ready for school use. Donna described how to set up colours and skins, user accounts, modules and blocks.
I was then in charge of discussing how Macklin School trained and uses the newe Drupal school site. I explained the different things I tried at our school. The most successful being the one-on-one. I also explained our failures, mostly trying too much too fast. You can see all of the material I have used and tried on the wiki link at the top of this article.
I also learned that Google docs has a great publishing option that formats quite nicely into Drupal. I received a quick demo but I will have to play with it. More on that in postings to come.
All in all it was a good presentation. Nothing is better that learning something new when you are the presenter.
ps. I was supposed to present the same presentation alone for the second session. No one showed up so I got in on Donna's Social bookmarking presentation.
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