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The new UCanDoIT
      website
   james.benstead@gmail.com
Why?
Why?

• Some stuff was broken
Why?

• Some stuff was broken
• Some stuff could be improved
Why?

• Some stuff was broken
• Some stuff could be improved
• More PR work being done
What?
What?

• Complete overhaul
What?

• Complete overhaul
• Now using Drupal
What?

• Complete overhaul
• Now using Drupal
• New system for adding content to the site
What?

• Complete overhaul
• Now using Drupal
• New system for adding content to the site
• New system for lesson reports
Thanks!
Lesson reports
Lesson reports

• Old system was clunky
Lesson reports

• Old system was clunky
• New system much smoother
Lesson reports

• Old system was clunky
• New system much smoother
• Helps with invoicing and other admin
Launching the site
Launching the site
• Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed
Launching the site
• Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed
• Tutors start using new system on Tuesday
  29 September,...
Launching the site
• Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed
• Tutors start using new system on Tuesday
  29 September,...
Launching the site
• Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed
• Tutors start using new system on Tuesday
  29 September,...
Questions?
UCanDoIT New Site Presentation
UCanDoIT New Site Presentation
UCanDoIT New Site Presentation
UCanDoIT New Site Presentation
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Presentation given to UCanDoIT tutors' seminar on 17 September 2009 about the new UCanDoIT website.

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  • Broken stuff: security problems. Site didn’t display properly in some web browsers.

    Improved: Very difficult to add information to the site, or change the information that was already on there. Some features of the reporting system not great - tutors having to
  • Broken stuff: security problems. Site didn’t display properly in some web browsers.

    Improved: Very difficult to add information to the site, or change the information that was already on there. Some features of the reporting system not great - tutors having to
  • Broken stuff: security problems. Site didn’t display properly in some web browsers.

    Improved: Very difficult to add information to the site, or change the information that was already on there. Some features of the reporting system not great - tutors having to
  • Broken stuff: security problems. Site didn’t display properly in some web browsers.

    Improved: Very difficult to add information to the site, or change the information that was already on there. Some features of the reporting system not great - tutors having to
  • Transcript of "UCanDoIT New Site Presentation"

    1. 1. The new UCanDoIT website james.benstead@gmail.com
    2. 2. Why?
    3. 3. Why? • Some stuff was broken
    4. 4. Why? • Some stuff was broken • Some stuff could be improved
    5. 5. Why? • Some stuff was broken • Some stuff could be improved • More PR work being done
    6. 6. What?
    7. 7. What? • Complete overhaul
    8. 8. What? • Complete overhaul • Now using Drupal
    9. 9. What? • Complete overhaul • Now using Drupal • New system for adding content to the site
    10. 10. What? • Complete overhaul • Now using Drupal • New system for adding content to the site • New system for lesson reports
    11. 11. Thanks!
    12. 12. Lesson reports
    13. 13. Lesson reports • Old system was clunky
    14. 14. Lesson reports • Old system was clunky • New system much smoother
    15. 15. Lesson reports • Old system was clunky • New system much smoother • Helps with invoicing and other admin
    16. 16. Launching the site
    17. 17. Launching the site • Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed
    18. 18. Launching the site • Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed • Tutors start using new system on Tuesday 29 September, via new.ucandoit.org.uk
    19. 19. Launching the site • Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed • Tutors start using new system on Tuesday 29 September, via new.ucandoit.org.uk • Google Group: http://tinyurl.com/ newucandoitwebsite
    20. 20. Launching the site • Accounts set up for tutors, tutors emailed • Tutors start using new system on Tuesday 29 September, via new.ucandoit.org.uk • Google Group: http://tinyurl.com/ newucandoitwebsite • Public part of site starts to go live on Friday 2 October
    21. 21. Questions?
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