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Since objectives are subjective build subjective into objective. Version 1.5 of the Web Literacy Map borders on a set of objectives.

The Map is defined as the competencies and skills required to read, write, and participate on the web. Doug Belshaw likes to call them descriptive rather than proscriptive. Yet the three strands of the map read like (down to the grammar of starting with a verb) like they are objectives.

Yet we never strived for objectivity. Subjectivity was baked right into the objectives. There was a deliberate effort to align the objectives with the Mozilla Manifesto. We added skills to reinforce advocating for the open web. We push people to own and publish their content. We acknowledged the identity work done when we make meaning.

Learning is political. Maybe there is power in using rather than ignoring this fact.