Web Literacy Map v1.5

I’m delighted to announce that, as a result of a process that started back in late August 2014, the Mozilla community has defined the skills and competencies that make up v1.5 of the Web Literacy Map.

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Visual design work will be forthcoming with the launch of teach.webmaker.org, but I wanted to share the list of skills and competencies as soon as possible:


Reading the Web

Using software tools to browse the web

Web Mechanics #

Understanding the web ecosystem and Internet stack

Search #

Locating information, people and resources via the web

Credibility #

Critically evaluating information found on the web

Security #

Keeping systems, identities, and content safe


Writing the web

Composing for the web #

Creating and curating content for the web

Remixing #

Modifying existing web resources to create something new

Designing for the web #

Enhancing visual aesthetics and user experiences

Coding / Scripting #

Creating interactive experiences on the web

Accessibility #

Communicating in a universally-recognisable way


Participating on the web

Sharing #

Providing access to web resources

Collaborating #

Creating web resources with others

Community Participation #

Getting involved in web communities and understanding their practices

Privacy #

Examining the consequences of sharing data online

Open Practices #

Helping to keep the web democratic and universally accessible

Thanks goes to the dedicated Mozilla contributors who steadfastly worked on this over the last few months. They’re listed here. We salute you!

Any glaring errors? Typos? Let us know! You can file an issue on GitHub.

Questions? Comments? Try and put them in the GitHub repo, but you can also grab me on Twitter (@dajbelshaw) or by email (doug@mozillafoundation.org


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