International Media Literacy

Media literacy education can promote global cultural understanding by increasing intellectual curiosity and recognizing and resisting stereotypes.  The Media Education Lab developed a collaborative project with the Roberts Elementary School in order to better understand how media literacy can improve cultural understanding of people in the Middle East and through the Arab world.

Teaching Resources

"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more

Examine and evaluate contemporary propaganda with lesson plans exploring definitions of propaganda, virality, sponsored content and more

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Learn how to implement digital and media literacy with urban elementary students

New book explores the history of teaching and learning about media

Available for purchase, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to.

A book and website explores media literacy with Philadelphia elementary school students and teachers

Research and Scholarship