• "Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior. "
    - Marshall McLuhan
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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

  • An invitation-only event exploring digital literacy in higher education | #DIGIURI | January 12 - 13, 2017
  • SAVE THE DATE! July 23 - 28, 2017 Providence, Rhode Island  The 5th annual program is a hands-on, minds-on learning experience unlike any other!
  • The Media Education Lab is proud to co-host the Northeast Media Literacy Conference on Saturday, February 4 at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT.
  • 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,…
  • 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