Web Literacy Tutorials Now Available from Mozilla

This just in from our colleagues at Mozilla. We're reposting this here, as these tutorials may be of use to our members:

Mozilla now offering free, online training to help people teach web literacy

20140513_Mozilla.pngMozilla’s new Webmaker Training is for teachers, informal educators, developers, designers and Mozilla community members to make and learn together, in an effort to create a more web literate world. It’s a series of four, week-long courses that were created in collaboration with P2PU. You can mix and match–take one course or take them all, and you can do it on your own time, at your own pace.

If you participate, you’ll:

  • get hands-on training with Mozilla Webmaker tools including X-Ray Goggles, Thimble, and Popcorn Maker

  • connect with and learn alongside other mentors and educators around the world create open educational resources, curriculum and teaching activities for others to use and remix

  • learn more about the open, participatory teaching philosophy behind Webmaker get ready for Maker Party, Mozilla's global web literacy campaign kicking off July 15

Sign up at http://mzl.la/training.

How does it work?

  1. Pick a course. Review the descriptions and sign up for one or more.

  2. Get started. Read the course materials, then click "Make" for hands-on and web-based activities that help you gain new technical and creative skills.

  3. Connect with others. Log into Discourse–the online forum where you can connect with the Mozilla Webmaker team and other participants to co-design and find support.

  4. Share. Share what you make with the community using the #teachtheweb tag and offer feedback to others. It's peer-to-peer learning!

  5. Join each week. Go at your own pace, but you can also take part in real-time video hangouts (Mondays) and the #teachtheweb community call (Thursdays).

If you have any questions, contact Lainie DeCoursy (lainie [at] mozillafoundation [dot] org). Also try reaching out to @webmaker on Twitter or use the #teachtheweb hashtag.