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Media Club: Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives

Media Club: Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives

In this session, Kiran Vinod Bhatia and Manisha Pathak-Shelat will share the methodological approach and key arguments proposed in their book Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives: At Home i…

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Confronting Propaganda

Confronting Propaganda

Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide Education (Chhange) for our 42nd Annual Colloquium featuring plenary speakers Renee Hobbs and Consolee Nishimwe. DATE: Wednesday, May 15, 2024TIME: 9:15 am - 12:30 pmLOCATION: Brookdale Community College, Collins ArenaRegistration fee: $10 per personEach year, the Colloquium, Chhange’s signature program, attracts up to 2,500 middle school…

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Using Media Literacy to Confront Glamorous Illusions

Using Media Literacy to Confront Glamorous Illusions

  The Blank Space of Vaping PreventionUsing Media Literacy to Confront Glamorous IllusionsStep into the "Blank Space" where vaping's glamorous illusions take center stage. In this keynote address, we unravel the urgent and insidious dangers of vaping, as influenced by the deceptive allure perpetuated through social media influencers. Envision a new era in tobacco prevention,  where we will…

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Filmbuilding: Co-Creative filmmaking across distances and differences

Filmbuilding: Co-Creative filmmaking across distances and differences

Read here about our full webinar series on Youth Media.In the second webinar, Tom Flint will survey an educational initiative called Filmbuilding which explores the co-creative aspects of movie-making for meaningful bridge-building in a time of growing uncertainty. Utilizing readily accessible technologies, participants come together across distances and differences to create film projects that…

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How Mini-Podcasts Build Media Literacy and Active Listening Skills

How Mini-Podcasts Build Media Literacy and Active Listening Skills

DATE: Thursday, March 14 TIME: 10:00am - 11:00amLOCATION:…

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How to be a Courageous Citizen in a World of Weaponized Words

How to be a Courageous Citizen in a World of Weaponized Words

DATE: Mar 12, 2024 TIME: 9:00  - 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and CanadaLOCATION:…

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Planning the BFF Camp

Planning the BFF Camp

Read here about our full webinar series on Youth Media.In the first webinar of the series, Larisa Ozeryansky will present the initial plans for a July 2024 residential media education workshop for young adults with refugee background in Norway. Larisa is a PhD candidate in Transnational Migrant Health and Media, from the University of Washington, currently working on her dissertation as a…

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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 school. DATE: Tuesday, April 25, 2024TIME: 7 PM ESTLOCATION: Online via Zoom.  …

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Participatory Action Research and Media Literacy

Participatory Action Research and Media Literacy

Read here about our full webinar series on Inequalities and Media Education.In this 5th webinar, we will explore how participatory action research can be used for knowledge production with marginalized communities. Authors, Koen Leurs, Çiğdem Bozdağ, Annamária Neag, and Sanne Sprenger discuss their chapter…

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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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Media Literacy in Action

Media Literacy in Action

The blurring of entertainment, information, and persuasion is reshaping work, life, and citizenship. As a result, our relationship to media has never been so important nor so complex. By asking critical questions about what they watch, listen to, read, and use, students can be better prepared to be responsible communicators who can use a variety of formats and genres for self-expression and…

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Teaching Media Production Online During a Pandemic

Teaching Media Production Online During a Pandemic

Teaching Media Production Online: Best Practices and Challenges During the Covid Pandemic How are media production teachers coping with remote video production with students?  Starting in mid-March, US schools moved to remote instruction due to COVID-19 pandemic. Media production teachers had to shift their teaching to online without the possibility to use their high-end equipment in school.…

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Building Citizenship Skills Through Media Literacy Education

Building Citizenship Skills Through Media Literacy Education

Hobbs, R. (1998). Building citizenship skills through media literacy education. In M. Salvador and P. Sias, (Eds.) The Public Voice in a Democracy at Risk. Westport, CT: Praeger Press, pps. 57 -76. Read online: http://www.medialit.org/reading-room/building-citizenship-skills-throug…

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The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy

The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy

The definitive international reference on a topic of major and enduring importance Dynamic, multidisciplinary, and global in scope, media literacy is one of today’s fastest growing fields of applied communications. Media literacy encompasses a truly vast range of issues, including participatory culture, digital learning, civic engagement, the impact of media on children, the…

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Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

Bring media literacy and active listening to middle school, high school, college and adult learnersWith support from talented educators and experts who participated in the program, we’re proud to bring you the Courageous Conversations Curriculum. This book contains a collection of materials to help you bring media literacy and active listening into your middle school, high school or college…

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 Copyright

Copyright

It's more important than ever before to understand the scope of your rights and responsibilities as a digital author. That's why Renee Hobbs wrote 2 books about copyright! Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital…

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Media Literacy in Action

Media Literacy in Action

The blurring of entertainment, information, and persuasion is reshaping work, life, and citizenship. As a result, our relationship to media has never been so important nor so complex. By asking critical questions about what they watch, listen to, read, and use, students can be better prepared to be responsible communicators who can use a variety of formats and genres for self-expression and…

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 Mind Over Media: Analyzing Contemporary Propaganda

Mind Over Media: Analyzing Contemporary Propaganda

    www.mindovermedia.us  Mind Over Media is the winner of the 2021 PROSE Awards for Social Sciences by the American Association of Publishers, the membership organization of the scholarly and academic press.  ORDER THE BOOK!…

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Grandparents of Media Literacy

Grandparents of Media Literacy

The Grandparents of Media Literacy is the website companion to a book edited by Renee Hobbs entitled Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative, which was published by Temple University Press in 2016. Read the book online.  The Grandparents of…

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 Media Literacy Smartphone

Media Literacy Smartphone

Learn how to use the Media Literacy Smartphone with learners of all ages! Download the free learning guide to bring the power of media literacy analysis to your learners!These easy-to-use cards, shaped exactly…

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Create to Learn Online

Create to Learn Online

When students create media to represent their learning, they really learn!  At the Create to Learn Online website, you can access more than a dozen free and low-cost digital tools for creating podcasts, videos, infographics, animations, videos, remix and more. Plus, you can view and upload multimedia work samples and access study notes and PPT slides…

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Assignment: Media Literacy

Assignment: Media Literacy

After 25 years, it's still the most popular resource from the Media Education Lab!This is the 18-unit curriculum created by Renee Hobbs and colleagues in 1998!  You will be pleased to see how timeless and relevant these lessons continue to be!You can download the PDF files with lesson plans and reproducibles for each unit and use the videos to teach media literacy in conjunction with social…

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Digital Learning Anytime and Real Time

Digital Learning Anytime and Real Time

Since the start of the pandemic, educators all over the world have been learning on the fly how to use the power of digital texts, tools, and technologies for “remote emergency instruction.” As teachers quickly discovered, conducting nearly nonstop Zoom meetings, in an effort to replicate in-classroom learning in an online environment, is both ineffective and exhausting. In this series of…

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