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

New Works


Fortuna, C., Clapp, S., Unger, J., & Hobbs, R.2020

My Path to Become a Media Educator

Salome Apkhazishvili2020

Thanks to Edmund S. Muskie program support, I was able to collaborate with the best organizations
and internationally known experts in media literacy. Working at the Media Education Lab ensured that I

Mind Over Media: Analyzing Contemporary Propaganda Lesson Plans

Media Education Lab2018

A Field Guide to Media Literacy Education in the United States

RobbGrieco, M. & Hobbs, R. 2013July.

Voices on Antisemitism: A Podcast Series

Renee Hobbs2010December. Voices on Antisemitism

Mind Over Media: Teaching About Propaganda (Francais)

Media Education Lab

The Mind Over Media curriculum is now available in French!

Advancing a Shared Understanding of Personalized Learning

Julie Coiro, Wendy Espinoza Cotta, Theresa Deeney, Jay Fogleman, Annice Correia Gabel2018

Mind Over Media Finnish Lesson Plans - Sujmmary in English


Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy

University of Rhode Island2014February.

Evaluation of PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs

Hobbs, R. & Donnelly, K. Friesem, J. & Moen, M. 2013August. Media Education Lab.

How do Girls Experience an Online Game for Media Literacy?: A Research Proposal

Kelly Mendoza2007
As My Pop Studio (a website to teach tween girls media literacy and health skills) moves into the evaluation phase, this research proposal for evaluation of My Pop Studio using qualitative research methods is provided.  Questions would examine how girls experience and learn on the website, and focus

Seeing through the Blog: A Case Study of the Scarsdale Current Events Blog

Kelly Mendoza, K., Pereira, T. Xu, W., & Yoon, J.2007

Connecting the Literature on Girls and the Internet to Evaluation Ideas for My Pop Studio

Kelly Mendoza2007
In preparation for the evaluation of My Pop Studio, this review of literature on girls and the Internet examines what girls do online, the digital gender divide, online spaces for girls, and computer-mediated communication.

An examination of the impact of media literacy programs on reengaging high school dropouts in the academic process

Henry Cohn-Geltner2007
The paper is written by Henry Cohn-Geltner, a youth media educator who recently received his B.A. from Temple University.  This