Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative provides a wide-ranging look at the origins, concepts, theories, and practices of the field. This unique, exciting collection of essays by a range of distinguished scholars and practitioners offers insights into the scholars and thinkers who fertilized the minds of those who helped shape the theory and practice of digital and media literacy education.

Chris Lehmann is Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for the 4th Annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy

Three new PhDs granted in 2015 add luster to an illustrious group of scholars mentored by Renee Hobbs

The results are in - the Librarian of Congress has issued new rules that permit educators to "rip" videos for some educational purposes. Learn more about the new rules here! 

The Labsters are thrilled to be celebrating MEDIA LITERACY WEEK along with hundreds of other educators, researchers, youth media professionals and librarians.

 Join us for this fully-online graduate course offered Spring 2016 by Professor Renee Hobbs

We are so proud of the first eight educators to complete the URI Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy! 

Spending an extended period of time with Renee Hobbs, Julie Coiro and colleagues of the Media Education Lab can be transformative. Learn what we do and how we do it, and become part of the process as you master the theory and practice of digital and media literacy education.  


We are delighted to welcome Sarhana Sarkar and Keong Ku to the Media Education Lab!

Sarhana Sarkar is a doctoral student in Communications at India's

Now accepting enrollments for EDC 534, Seminar in Digital Authorship. Are you ready to take your professional development to a new level by enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy? You can start this January -- we're ready for you!