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Why Digital and Media Literacy Matters Now

Why Digital and Media Literacy Matters Now

Renee Hobbs addresses Georgia school, public, and academic librarians on June 11th, 2024Sponsored by Georgia Library Learning Online, more commonly known as GALILEO, a virtual library operated by the University System of Georgia with over 100 core databases available, offering full text access to journals, magazines, e-books, government information, primary documents, and moreLibraries are…

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BFF Camp

BFF Camp

Belonging and Filmmaking in the Forest Camp A one-week residential workshop for young adults with a refugee background. Participants will learn filmmaking and practice their skills during guided walks and time in nature. Primary themes to be explored will include the value of time spent in nature for newly-resettled people, belonging, identity, sense-of-place, and self-expression through media.…

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Ripplers are Courageous

Ripplers are Courageous

Join us for informal discussion about the ongoing progress that occurring as people from across Rhode Island, the USA, and the world implement COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS and education programs to their community, workplace, library or schoolDATE: Tuesday, February 29, 2024TIME: 7 PM ESTLOCATION: Online via Zoom.  …

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MediaEd Forum

MediaEd Forum

Join us for the 17th MediaEd Forum!We've changed the name of the Northeast Media Literacy Conference (now in its 17th year) to reflect the growing global diversity of our online knowledge community!Conference Theme: Confronting the ChallengesFriday & Saturday, January 12-13, 2024 ONLINE VIA ZOOM…

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Media Literacy Matters

Media Literacy Matters

Renee Hobbs is thrilled to be a featured presenter at the European Digital and Media Literacy Conference in Brussels, which puts the many faces of digital and media literacy in the European spotlight during the Belgian EU presidency. February 27 - March 1, 2024Brussels, BelgiumThe conference is focused on showcasing and exchanging initiatives, tools, projects and practices that can be integrated…

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How Media Literacy Week Promotes Community

How Media Literacy Week Promotes Community

DAY: Monday, December 18th, 2023TIME: 12 pm EST | 6 pm CET | 1030 pm ISTLocation: Register for Webinar Here. In this webinar, Pamela Morris and her colleagues and students will review and reflect on their experience in developing Media Literacy Week in Columbus, which was sponsored locally by Indiana…

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BabeČ™-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

BabeČ™-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

International Conference  In celebration of Media Literacy Week, our co-directors Renee Hobbs and Yonty Friesem will participate as keynote speakers at the International Conference and Training on Digital and Media Education.. From, Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, national and international scholars, school educators, journalists, media professionals, NGOs and stakeholders will gather at Babeș-Bolyai…

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Media Club: Pick a Side. Pick a Side. Now.

Media Club: Pick a Side. Pick a Side. Now.

In the December meeting of the Media Club, Renee Hobbs will model a lesson from the New York Times Learning Network in a viewing and discussion of "Pick a Side. Pick a Side. Now,"  a four-minute Opinion video that explores the role of social media in the current…

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Media Club - Arab Berlin: Dynamics of Transformation

Media Club - Arab Berlin: Dynamics of Transformation

In this Media Club Hanan Badr will talk about the co-edited book Arab Berlin: Dynamics of a Transformation. Returning the gaze into transformations in Western societies, the Media Club revisits the interpretations of contemporary transformations in Berlin which vary depending on the areas in which they take place. This book’s epistemic and critical intersectional position is on the margins.…

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Media Club - Ecomedia Literacy: Ecojustice and media education in a post-pandemic world

Media Club - Ecomedia Literacy: Ecojustice and media education in a post-pandemic world

Join hosts Dr. Antonio López as he guides participants in an exploration of ecomedia literacy as a framework for the post-pandemic world, along with introducing some practical applications for how media educators can incorporate ecojustice through ecomedia literacy into their curriculum. The media for discussion is the presenters' essay that explores the theoretical understandings and practical…

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The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic.

The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic.

Our team from the Media Education Lab is proud to announce the publication of The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic. This handbook showcases how educators and practitioners around the world adapted their routine media…

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Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative

Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative

Explore the multidisciplinary nature of media literacy education 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 and practitioners. Media literacy stands at the intersection of the fields of media studies and education, and these scholars have divergent perspectives on the past, present and…

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Set Your Motivation

Set Your Motivation

The Digital Learning Horoscope is a 48-item Likert scale instrument that assesses teachers’ perception of the value and relevance of six conceptual themes, namely: attitudes toward technology tools, genres and formats; message content and quality; community connectedness; texts and audiences; media systems; and learner-centered focus.Visit the Set Your…

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 Discovering Media Literacy

Discovering Media Literacy

Visit the website Discover Media Literacy to see lesson plans for staff development programs with teachers, along with videos and student work samples linked to our book!…

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The Media Straight Up!

The Media Straight Up!

THE MEDIA LITERACY GUIDE Created by Renee Hobbs and the Media Education Lab and co-sponsored by Drug Free Pennsylvania. Download the whole curriculum as a PDF here  Renee Hobbs and a team of Pennsylvania educators developed The Media Straight Up to bring together literacy and substance abuse prevention…

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