Copyright and Fair Use


  • JULY 26 - 31, 2015. It's a hands-on, minds-on learning experience unlike any other! This event is the premiere professional development program for K-12 and college educators, librarians and media professionals.
  • Cpyright and surveillance as media literacy issues! Come join us in Philadelphia at ISTE or check out the materials we are sharing online!MONDAY, June 29, 8:30 - 9:30 Yes! You…
  • The Media Education Lab is making a splash at NAMLE 2015 in Philadelphia. "Designing and Implementing Professional Development in Digital Literacy: Lessons Learned from the Media Education Lab" Day/Time: Saturday June 27 1:45-2:45pm Location:…
  • Hobbs keynotes European education conference in Warsaw Poland  

Curriculum Materials

The Media Education Lab is one of the leading providers of multimedia curriculum resources for K-12 media literacy education.

We are proud of the extensive collection of free resources we have created. Check them out!

  • The book by Renee Hobbs helps educators and students understand their rights and responsibilities regarding fair use for digital and media literacy.
  • New book by Renee Hobbs and David Cooper Moore examines digital and media literacy in K-6 informal and formal education, with strategies for understanding teacher motivations and advancing professional development.
  • Available for purchase for the first time ever, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to
  • In this award-winning documentary, Renee Hobbs offers a compelling analysis of how news and entertainment covered the Rodney King beating and 1992 Los Angeles riots and introduces the key concepts…

Research and Scholarship

Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team: