• "Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it. "
    - Hannah Arendt
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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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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

  • Coming this Fall! This day-long professional development workshop gives educators, librarians and educational technology professionals all the tools to understand how copyright and fair use apply to digital learning. Bring…
  • July 24 - 29, 2016Providence, Rhode IslandThe 4th annual program is back for another amazing summer! It's a hands-on, minds-on learning experience unlike any other!¬†This event is the premiere professional development program…
  • Renee Hobbs participates in a panel discussion exploring how peace building, human solidarity and war are all linked to the quality of the information environment and the values it transmits.…
  • KINGSTON, RI -- It's been said that the lack of scholarship about the history of media literacy has been a source of some of the conflicts and debates among scholars…
  • On Monday, June 20 at 10 AM EST we engaged in dialogue with students from the University of Wurzburg about contemporary propaganda. This free online video conference was open…