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Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Learning
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Connect Culture and Classroom in Grades 7 - 12
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Powerful Voices for Kids
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What K-6 Learners Can Do with Digital Media
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2015 Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, July 26 - 31
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

  • Mark your calendar for the 3rd Summer Institute - July 26 - July 31, 2015! This event is the premiere professional development program for K-12 and college educators, librarians and media professionals.
  •  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…
  • Renee Hobbs comes to SXSWEdu to host a core conversation about digital literacy Tuesday, March 10, 2015, Austin TX
  • On March 7th and 21st, the Media Education Lab is delighted to co-sponsor this educational adventure for Rhode Island high school students! 
  • Visiting Scholar Sarhana Sarkar explores the dark side of participatory culture at a free brown-bag lunch event on Thursday, Feb. 19