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Media and Health

Media literacy is a vital component of health education. Children and young people benefit from opportunities to critically analyze alcohol and tobacco advertisements. They can recognize and resist unrealistic beauty ideals. They can understand how media culture shapes our nutritional choices, including diet and exercise.

Events

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

Renee Hobbs is delighted to offer the keynote address at Developing Digital Literacies, a winter conference hosted by Drew University on Saturday, February 3 in Madison, New Jersey. 

Teaching Resources

"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.

Learn how to implement digital and media literacy with urban elementary students

Research and Scholarship