The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.
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.
Everyone Learns From Everyone: Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Professional Development in Digital Literacy
Empathy for the digital age: Using video production to enhance social, emotional, and cognitive skills.
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
The post-truth era has challenged traditional ways of teaching journalism and media literacy. Media literacy education can offer a useful lens for teaching students to be more critical.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..
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..