Michael Plugh is a doctoral student in Temple University’s Mass Media and Communication program. His professional background includes a decade of work in media production, marketing and administration and more recently has included work in education, ranging from the primary to the secondary and university levels. Michael has specialized in issues surrounding literacy, media environments and public discourse and he has worked steadily both in the classroom and in curriculum development to enhance our understanding of each.
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.
Quote of the Day
A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the
language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an
invitation to hypnosis.
- Umberto Eco
108 Davis Hall
Media Education Lab
Harrington School of Communication and Media University of Rhode Island Davis Hall Kingston, Rhode Island 02881 USA