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Contemporary Propaganda

With the rise of so-called "fake news," the study of contemporary propaganda is more important than ever before.

Teaching Resources

Support reflection on why digital and media literacy matters for learning and teaching

Explore the crowdsourced gallery of over 2,500 examples from around the world

Books for young learners: It's never to early to be smart about media!

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

Guided inquiry & viewing of Adam Ruins the Internet helps learners judge the pros and cons of digital life and reflect on the role of media regulation.

Research and Scholarship

Renee Hobbs 2017 International Handbook of Media Literacy Education https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/Hobbs%202017%20Approaches%20to%20Teacher%20PD%20in%20Media%20Literacy.pdf Approaches to teacher professional development in digital media literacy education Journal 1 public://handbook.png /pub/approaches-teacher-professional-development-digital-media-literacy-education
Renee Hobbs 2011 March Knowledge Quest https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/Hobbs%20Empowering%20Learners.pdf Empowering learners with digital and media literacy. Journal 1 public://Screenshot 2019-03-29 21.33.23.png /pub/empowering-learners-digital-and-media-literacy
Renee Hobbs and Lourdes Smith 2018 Primer: Massachusetts Reading Association https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/Digital%20Authorship%20Primer%20Hobbs%20and%20Smith%202018.pdf Digital Authorship: Issues and Implications for Educators Journal 0

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.

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Renee Hobbs 2017 Educational Leadership # Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth World Journal 0 /pub/teaching-and-learning-post-truth-world
Renee Hobbs, Nuala Cabral, Aggie Ebrahimi, Jiwon Yoon & Rawia Al-Humaidan 2011 June Action in Teacher Education https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/1_9_2018_Field-Base.pdf Field-Based Teacher Education in Elementary Media Literacy as a Means to Promote Global Understanding Journal 0 /pub/field-based-teacher-education-elementary-media-literacy-means-promote-global-understanding
Kiili, C., Coiro, J. & Hämäläinen, J. 2016 April Journal of Literacy and Technology 17 https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/_jlt_sp2016_killi_coiro_hamaianen.pdf An online inquiry tool to support the exploration of controversial issues on the Internet Journal /pub/online-inquiry-tool-support-exploration-controversial-issues-internet
Hobbs, R. & McGee, S. 2014 December Journal of Media Literacy Education 6(2), 56 - 67 https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/Teaching%2520about%2520Propaganda_0.pdf Teaching About Propaganda: An Examination of the Historical Roots of Media Literacy Journal /pub/teaching-about-propaganda-examination-historical-roots-media-literacy