Final Report, Project 299

The project was requested by Paul Anderson with the aim to provide a lightweight Forum to replace the Forum software which has been deprecated by IS. His requirements included a Forum that was clean and simple to use - authenticates to EASE and available to anyone with an EASE account.

Drupal was chosen as the best solution - we have drupal knowledge and it is now the University preferred content management system. It appeared that it would not require too much effort to install a suitable discussion forum using Drupal and this proved to be the case. We did little configuration in the first instance to see what the uptake might be. It was ready as Paul requested by the end of July 2014 for his pre-arrival IJP course. Thereafter, it was offered more widely to academics and has now been trialled on a number of courses.

The total effort was

-- AlisonDownie - 25 Sep 2015

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