We're back for another amazing summer - Jul 15 - 20, 2018!
"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more
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.
Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning
Examine and evaluate contemporary propaganda with lesson plans exploring definitions of propaganda, virality, sponsored content and more
Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy
This book introduces educators to the practice and theory of digital and media literacy education in secondary schools.
Research reports and Voices from the Field help advance new knowledge on the pedagogy of media literacy
Research and Scholarship
Hobbs, R..(2017,September).Teach the Conspiracies. Knowledge Quest 46(1),16 - 24.
Hobbs, R., Ranieri, M., Markus, S., Fortuna, C., Zamora, M. and Coiro, J...(2017,June).Digital Literacy in Higher Education: A Report Providence RI: Media Education Lab..
Tuzel, S. & Hobbs, R..(2017,April).The Use of Social Media and Popular Culture to Advance Cross-Cultural Understanding Communicar 25(51),63 - 72.
Hobbs, R...(2017,November).Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth World. Educational Leadership,75(3), 26 - 31.
Hobbs, Renee..(2016,June).Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative Temple University Press,Philadelphia
Kiili, C., Coiro, J. & Hämäläinen, J. ..(2016,April).An online inquiry tool to support the exploration of controversial issues on the Internet Journal of Literacy and Technology 17,1-17.
Hobbs, R. ..(2016,).Capitalists, consumers and communicators: How schools approach civic education. In E. Gordon and P. Mihailidis (Eds), Civic Media: Technology, Design, Practice (pp. 355- 370). Cambridge: MIT Press. ,.
Hobbs, R., Cabral, N., Ebrahimi, A., Yoon, J. & Al-Humaidan, R. ..(2011,June).Field-Based Teacher Education in Elementary Media Literacy as a Means to Promote Global Understanding Action in Teacher Education,144 - 156.