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Research and Scholarship

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

New Works

Propaganda in an Age of Algorithmic Personalization: Expanding Literacy Research and Practice

Hobbs, R. 2020February. Reading Research Quarterly

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.

Digital Literacy and Propaganda

Hobbs, R., Kanizaj, I. & Pereira, L. 2019 Medijske studije 10(19)

Transgression as Creative Freedom and Creative Control in the Media Production Classroom

Renee Hobbs2019 International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education

The Use of Social Media and Popular Culture to Advance Cross-Cultural Understanding

Tuzel, S. & Hobbs, R2017 Communicar

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.

Everyone Learns From Everyone: Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Professional Development in Digital Literacy

Renee Hobbs & Julie Coiro2016May. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy

Lessons in copyright activism: K-12 education and the DMCA 1201 exemption rulemaking process.

Renee Hobbs2016March. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

YouTube Pranking Across Cultures

Renee Hobbs & Silke Grafe2015 First Monday

Teaching About Propaganda: An Examination of the Historical Roots of Media Literacy

Renee Hobbs & Sandra McGee 2014December. Journal of Media Literacy Education

Empowering learners with digital and media literacy.

Renee Hobbs2011March. Knowledge Quest

The past, present and future of media literacy education

Renee Hobbs & Amy Petersen Jensen2009 Journal of Media Literacy Education

The Seven Great Debates in the Media Literacy Movement

Hobbs, R.1998January. Journal of Communication

The Creativity of Imitation in Remake Videos

Renee Hobbs & Yonty Friesem2019 E-Learning and Digital Media

The production of remake videos may enhance media literacy competencies by offering a means for young media makers to develop creative skills through strategic imitation.

Digital Authorship: Issues and Implications for Educators

Renee Hobbs and Lourdes Smith2018 Primer: Massachusetts Reading Association

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.

Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth World

Renee Hobbs2017 Educational Leadership

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