Topics

Advertising Literacy

Propaganda comes in many forms: advertising, public relations, journalism, political communication, activism, entertainment and even education.  Disinformation, fake news, memes and computatonal propaganda are changing how public opinion is manipulated today. Being able to recognize, understand, resist, deconstruct and even create propaganda is a key part of becoming media literate in a digital age. 

Events

Have you been curious about what Tier 2 is all about? Want to reflect more about the Power of Two in relation to personal and professional identity and action? 

 

AN INFORMATION LITERACY RESOURCE BASED ON THE ACRL FRAMEWORK 

DATE: MONDAY AUGUST 10

Teaching Resources

Propaganda Education for a Digital Age

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Talk about feelings & needs in ways that promote compassion & empathy

Help students understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning
Guided inquiry & viewing of Adam Ruins the Internet helps learners reflect on the pros and cons of media regulation.

Reflect on why digital and media literacy matters for learning and teaching

Now it's easier than ever to engage students and support learning through creating videos, animations, infographics and more 

Research and Scholarship

  • Hobbs, R...(2000,October).Literacy for the Information Age Classroom Leadership,4 – 6.
  • Hobbs, R...(2000,).Research in Media Literacy Telemedium: The Journal of Media Literacy ,8 -11.
  • Hobbs, R...(1999,February).Teaching the Humanities in a Media Age Educational Leadership, 56-62.
  • Hobbs, R. & Frost, R...(1999,January).Instructional Practices in Media Literacy Education and Their Impact on Students' Learning New Jersey Journal of Communication,123-148.
  • Hobbs, R...(1999,January).Deciding What to Believe in an Age of Information Abundance ,11-27.
  • Hobbs, R...(1999,).People From Many Walks of Life Enrich The Media Literacy Movement The Journal of Media Literacy , 17-19.
  • Hobbs, R...(1998,January).Teaching With and About Film and Television Journal of Management Development,9-29.
  • Hobbs, R. ..(1998,January). The Simpsons Meet Mark Twain: Analyzing Popular Media Texts in the Classroom English Journal,49-53.
  • Hobbs, R. ..(1996,January). Teaching Media Literacy Children and the media (Reprint of Media Studies Journal article, 1994).,103-111.
  • Hobbs, R. ..(1994,January). The Billerica Initiative Brings Media Literacy to Middle School Community Media Review,.
  • Hobbs, R. & Folkemer, P..(1994,January).A New Lens on Channel One Education Week ,37.
  • Hobbs, R...(1994,January).Teaching Media Literacy - Yo! Are You Hip To This? Media Studies Journal,135-145.
  • Hobbs, R. ..(1994,).The Billerica Initiative Telemedium: The Journal of Media Literacy,34-39.
  • Hobbs, R. ..(1993,August).See Dick and Jane Deconstruct: ABC's of Teaching Media Literacy The Independent,25-30.

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