Technology proficiency alone is not adequate for success in information age jobs.
Research and Scholarship
Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team
his paper offers a case study of a collaboration between teachers in the US and Turkey, where 7 th grade students interacted with each other via online social media as a means to promote cultural understanding.
In this essay, the term digital authorship in examined in relation to literacy learning. We reflect on two critical issues that are sometimes overlooked features of digital literacy in relation to the pedagogical practices of digital authorship.
Field-Based Teacher Education in Elementary Media Literacy as a Means to Promote Global Understanding
Research shows how high school students strengthen literacy competencies by critically reading print ads
K-12 classroom or when they involve students in creating media productions using video
cameras or computers, they may aim to motivate students’interest in the subject, build communication
This pedagogy article describes a semester-long undergraduate course designed to deconstruct information disorder in the post-truth era by looking at economics, ideology, and power relations.More..
Using Virtual Exchange to Advance Media Literacy Competencies through Analysis of Contemporary Propaganda,
Research with a sample of 400 American high school students explores the relationship between participation in a media literacy program, academic ability, frequency of Internet use, information-gathering motives, news and advertising analysis skills, and the intention toward civic engagement.More..
This commentary considers the rise of algorithmic personalization and the power of propaganda as it is shifting our understanding of the landscape of 21st-century literacy research and practice.More..
To advance the digital literacy competencies of educators, create opportunities for them to reflect on their motivations for using digital media, make collaborative inquiry a substantive component of the hands- on learning experience, and create opportunities to put teachers and learners (not macMore..