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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

  • 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.
  • 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! 
  • Julie Coiro, Renee Hobbs and Jonathan (Yonty) Friesem are delighted to be participating in a panel discussion at the Highlander Institute's 4th Annual Conference on Blended Learning and Technology conference…
  • Renee Hobbs offers a workshop on Thursday, March 5 at URI Providence on Mind Over Media, the new user-generated content website for teaching about contemporary propaganda.