A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Summer School: Research on Media Literacy & Media Education
Renee gave a virtual lecture to the conference participants in Belgium enrolled in the Summer School: Research in Media Literacy and Media Education, September 13 - 14, 2016 at the Catholic University of Louvain in Louvain-en-Neuve, Belgium. The program honors Professor Thierry DeSmedt, a leading expert in media literacy education in Europe, who is retiring from his academic post this year. But you can watch Hobbs address the doctoral students and distinguished faculty who will be participating in this 38 minute video lecture: