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Research and Scholarship

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

New Works

Personal inquiry and online research: Connecting learners in ways that matter.

Coiro, J., Castek, J. & Quinn, D.2016April. The Reading Teacher 69

The Curriculum Materials Library as a Hub of Resources, Literacy Practices, and Collaboration: Expanding the Role of the Library

Friesem, J., Greene, K. & Niedbala, M. 2016March. Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults

Pedagogical Media Competencies of Preservice Teachers in Germany and the United States: Comparative Analysis of Theory/Practice

Tiede, J., Grafe, S. & Hobbs, R.2015August. Peabody Journal of Education 90

Cineykyd: Exploring the Origins of Youth Production

Hobbs, R. and Moore, David Cooper2014December. Journal of Media Literacy Education

Seeing, Believing and Learning to be Skeptical: Supporting Language Learning Through Advertising Analysis Activities

Hobbs, R. He, H. & RobbGrieco, M.2014November. TESOL Journal
This study documents how a high school ESL teacher working with new immigrants ages 14–20 supported the development of their critical thinking and English language skills by using advertising analysis activities. The article examines the use of

Learning to engage: how positive attitudes about the news, media literacy, and video production contribute t

Hobbs, R., Donnelly, K., Friesem, J. & Moen, M.2013November. Educational Media International

Improvization and Strategic Risk Taking in Informal Learning with Digital Media Literacy

Hobbs, R.2013 Learning, Media and Technology 38

First Star URI RAM Academy

Friesem, J., Greene, K., Provorova, L., Tierney, T. & Hobbs, R.2012September. Kingston, RI: Media Education Lab.

Media literacy and media bias: Are media literacy students less susceptible to non-verbal judgment biases?

Babad, E., Peer, A., & Hobbs, R.2012April. Psychology of Popular Media Culture

African-American Children's Active Reasoning about Media Texts as a Precursor to Media Literacy in the United States

Hobbs, R. & RobbGrieco, M.2012November. Journal of Children and Media

The State of Media Literacy: A Response to Potter

Hobbs, R. 2011September. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

Promoting Intellectual Curiosity with Digital and Media Literacy

Hobbs, R.2011September. School Library Journal, September 6

Online Digital Media in Elementary School

Hobbs, R., Yoon, J. & Al-Humaidan, R. Ebrahimi, A., Cabral, N., 2011August. Journal of Middle East Media

Interpretations of cigarette advertisement warning labels by Philadelphia Puerto Ricans.

Morris, N., Gilpin, D., Lenos, M. & Hobbs, R. 2011July. Journal of Health Communication