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Copyright Clarity for Digital Learning
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Policy White Paper by Renee Hobbs
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New website & curriculum for teaching about propaganda
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Powerful Voices for Kids
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2015 Summer Institute in Digital Literacy
The Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island advances media literacy education through research and community service. We emphasize interdisciplinary scholarship and practice that stands at the intersections of communication, media studies and education.

News and Events

  • It's a hands-on, minds-on learning experience unlike any other! This event is the premiere professional development program for K-12 and college educators, librarians and media professionals.
  • The Media Education Lab is making a splash at NAMLE 2015 in Philadelphia. "Designing and Implementing Professional Development in Digital Literacy: Lessons Learned from the Media Education Lab" Day/Time: Saturday June 27 1:45-2:45pm Location:…
  • Join us to learn more about student press freedom in Rhode Island with Frank LaMonte, Executive Director of the Student Press Law Center DATE: Tuesday, May 19, 2015TIME: 4 - 5:30…
  • Renee Hobbs is offering a week-long professional development program to teachers in Croatia in conjunction with the University of Zagreb. Learn more about the program here.  
  •  A dialogue at the Eastern Communication Association, in Philadelphia PA on April 24, 2015. This panel discussion offers on the real story behind how scholars go from no ideas to strong…