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Research and Scholarship

Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team

New Works

Digital Learning Anytime and Real Time

Friesem, Y., Coiro, J. & Hobbs, R. 2021 Norton Quick Reference Guides

An essential guide for middle school educators designing synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences.

The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy

Renee Hobbs and Paul Mihailidis (Eds)2019 Wiley Blackwell and the International Communication Association

The definitive international reference on a topic of major and enduring importance, with over 270 entries by leading experts in the field

The Library Screen Scene

Renee Hobbs, Liz Deslauriers and Pam Steager2019 Oxford University Press

A comprehensive look at how school, public and academic libraries unleash the power of film and media through viewing, learning, creating, collecting and connecting to communities.

From Curiosity to Deeper Learning

Julie Coiro, Elizabeth Dobler and Karen Pelekis2019

Clear, detailed examples offer ideas for K-5 teachers and school librarians and shows how powerful learning results from purposeful use of technology in a classroom culture that values curiosity

The Routledge Companion to Media Education, Copyright and Fair Use

Renee Hobbs, Editor2018

Media educators rely on the ability to make use of copyrighted materials from mass media, digital media and popular cultlure for analysis and production activities.

Create to Learn

Renee Hobbs2017 Introduction to Digital Literacy

Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative

Renee Hobbs (Ed)2016 Temple University Press

Stories about the the 20th century thinkers whose work influenced the lives of the current generation of media literacy educators and scholars provide an accessible introduction to the theory of media literacy.

Discovering Media Literacy: Digital Media and Popular Culture in Elementary School

Renee Hobbs & David Cooper Moore 2013

This book tells the story of how we brought digital and media literacy to children aged 5 - 13 in a Philadelphia charter school

Digital and Media Literacy: Connecting Classroom and Culture

Renee Hobbs2011

How can teachers use digital and media to support academic achievement in all subjects and content areas? The answer to that question is essentially what Renee Hobbs tackles in her book Digital and Media Literacy: Connecting Culture and Classroom.

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning

Renee Hobbs2010

Today, it's more important than ever before to understand the scope of your rights and responsibilities as a digital author.

Reading the Media: Media literacy in High School English

Renee Hobbs2007

This pioneering book provides the first empirical evidence of the impact of media literacy on the academic achievement of adolescents.