Mozilla Foundation Archive

3.2 Appendix

3.2.1 Granularized Learning Objectives for Introduction to Web Native Filmmaking These learning objectives were created in collaboration with Michelle Levesque and other Mozilla Foundation staff. They begin to define specific learning objectives needed to reach the meta-definitions of the first three Web Literacy categories as defined in Chapter 1.6.1. This list is currently under review. [&hellip

Read More…

1.6 Definitions

1.6.1 Defining Web Literacies: The Semantic Argument There have been numerous studies which examine the nuances between differing definitions of so-called new literacies (Pinto, Cordon, & Gomez Diaz, 2010). Since the first use of the term “information literacy” in 19741 (Pinto et al., 2010), varying terminology has been used to define the ability to find, [&hellip

Read More…

Dedication & Acknowledgements

In Dedication To: My mom who helped me review my thesis and challenged me on ideas. She taught me that I can be anything I want and do anything I set my mind to, I just have to love to learn. Thank you. My sincere thanks to: My husband for listening to me babble on [&hellip

Read More…

Learning Projects for the Webpagemaker

Make Me Pretty Remember how ugly the Web used to be? We’re in the process of developing some learning content that uses that sad fact to teach basic web design concepts and help people level up on their HTML/CSS. We’ve thought up a slick way to deliver the curriculum using comments and will be using [&hellip

Read More…

Initial Distill of Kitchen Table Lessons

Mozillians have been beta testing the Kitchen Table format. After reading a lot of good write ups about individual tests (from Joe, Jess, Lainie, Peter and others), I was inspired to start distilling lessons. I’m sure we’ll do more in depth reviews, but for now here are some things to think about if you’re going [&hellip

Read More…

Rockin out at DML

This week has been a whirlwind of activity. Monday we launched the P2PU and Youpd.org challenges, which you should check out. Then it was a jump into DML. The Digital Media and Learning conference was an opportunity for a large segment of the Mozilla Foundation staff to come together. We started the week doing a [&hellip

Read More…

System Thinking

We have a rather large task in front of us. We want to create a generation of webmakers. An entire generation. To do so, we have to teach them a mess of webmaker skills that have never been collectively defined. We have to create learning materials for those skills. We have to target specific groups [&hellip

Read More…

Thinking about Mozfest

Mozfest ended, and I am just outright inspired (and exhausted). I haven’t yet processed the information and ideas that Mozfest brought up for me, so I’m going to write a short blog post (for once). A big part of my thinking at the moment has to do with Popcorn and web native filmmaking. A year [&hellip

Read More…