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Games for Online Learning

Digital media tools combine play and learning, creating immersive, participatory environments.The Media Education Lab explores how online multimedia can support the development of the 4 C's: critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication skills,

Events

We're back for another amazing summer - Jul 15 - 20, 2018!

Renee Hobbs is delighted to present at the biennial conference, Libraries in a Digital Age, June 13 - 15, 2018 at the University of Zadar in Croatia.

Renee Hobbs is delighted to participate in MisinfoCon in Kiev, May 29 - 30, 2018. Participants explore these questions:

Teaching Resources

It's never to early to be smart about media!

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

"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.

My Pop Studio is a free online game that introduces children ages 9 - 14 to digital and media literacy, taking them "behind the scenes" to think critically about how media is created and to question the messages we see.

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

Research and Scholarship