Web Literacy Towards an open learning standard for web literacy#weblitstd
AGENDA• Introduction and Stage Setting (Erin)• What We’ve Done So Far (Doug)• Web Literacy + Badges (Carla)• Roadmap (Erin)• How You Can Get Involved (Erin)
INTRODUCTION & STAGE-SETTING
LET’S DO IT TOGETHER.
WHY A WEB LITERACY STANDARD?• To talk the talk and walk the walk• To ensure we’re teaching the right things• To connect similar projects and eﬀorts• To create a web literate planet - multiply scale and impact
WHAT IS A STANDARD?Simple: a set of rules for ensuring qualityLonger: a document established by consensus andapproved by a recognized body that provides forcommon and repeated use, rules, guidelines orcharacteristics for activities or their results, aimed atthe achievement of the optimum degree of order ina given contexthttp://www.etsi.org/standards/what-are-standards
WHAT WILL THE STANDARD INCLUDE?• Deﬁnitions• Outcomes / Rubrics• Eventually: Assessments and APIs• What Else?
WHAT HAVE WE DONE SO FAR?
HOW THE MOZILLA WORK STARTEDIn early 2012, we talked to a bunch of smart peopleand found 5 common themes for web literacy:• Exploring• Authoring• Connecting• Building• Protecting
BUILDING AND ITERATINGOver the rest of 2012, we talked to more smartpeople and landed on 4 categories:• Exploring• Creating• Connecting• Protecting
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
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SKILLS > COMPETENCIES > LITERACIES
AN EXAMPLE (SKILLS > COMPETENCY) Hyperlinker Editorr Image Maker HTML Basic A-Lister Div Master
AN EXAMPLE(COMPETENCIES > LITERACY)Competencies ‘Creating’ badge Projects, Portfolio
WEB LITERACY + BADGES
WEB LITERACY BADGES• Web Literacy is the foundation for Mozillas Web Literacy badges.• Web Literacy badges are Mozillas implementation of Open Badges, a new form of capturing, signaling and credentialing achievement.
THE FUTURE• Web Literacy badges for each of the competencies and skills• Assessment widget library with associated badges• APIs to pull into your site
ROADMAPQ1: Kick Oﬀ, Events / ConversationsQ2: Standards Launch, Initial AlignmentQ3: Initial Assessments and APIsQ4: Full Badge System with Assessments
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
WEEKLY CALLSFirst weekly call happening next Thursday at 8amPST / 1pm ET / 4pm GMTConnection details will be available via the wiki pageand Webmaker list:Mozilla Webmaker group: http://bit.ly/WebmakerListMozilla Wiki page: http://mzl.la/weblitstd
Let’s do it together.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED• Join the mailing list• Give us your feedback and thoughts• Participate in meetings to come to consensus• Align with the standard!
QUESTIONS?Feedback? Images CC paul_clarke & mozillaeu