Copyright and Fair Use


  • Renee Hobbs is a featured speaker at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference (GAETC) in Atlanta, November 4 - 6, 2015. She's offering sessions on: Copyright Clarity: Yes You Can 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.
  • August 31 - September 4, 2015, Antalya, Turkey More than 80 teachers from all across Turkey participate in a five-day professional development program in Antalya, Turkey, led by a team of…
  • 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…

Curriculum Materials

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  • 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: