• "The secret of education is respecting the pupil. "
    - R.W. Emerson
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My Pop Studio: An Online Game for Media Literacy
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Copyright Clarity for Digital Learning
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Teaching about Propaganda
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Powerful Voices for Kids
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Graduate Certificate 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

  • We're talking about the YouTube cult! Why? Because we are exploring new ways to build critical media literacy skills with popular culture. Join us for a free live webinar!NEW DATE: Tuesday,…
  • We are hosting an invitation-only symposium exploring digital literacy in higher education on January 12 - 13, 2017.
  • Renee Hobbs offers a professional development program for educators in the Chariho Public Schools on November 8, 2016.  Create to Learn: Digital Inquiry as PedagogyKeynote by Renee Hobbs
  • The Labsters are gathering in Philadelphia for the National Communication Association, November 10 - 13, 2016. Events include:THURSDAY, Nov 10 
  • If you missed the live event, you can watch this fabulous group of educators talk about how they're using Mind Over Media to help students critically analyze propaganda.