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Youth and Community Media Production

The Media Education Lab focuses on youth and community media production, working with our neighbors to create meaningful films about issues that matter. Some of our partners include the Village of Arts and Humanities, Arts Sanctuary, and Youth Empowerment Services.

Events

JOIN US for the formal release of the Recommendations for Media Literacy Education in the State of Rhode Island

 

VOICEUP: CIVIC MEDIA CONNECTS MARGINALIZED YOUTH TO THEIR COMMUNITIES THOUGH DEVELOPMENT OF AGENCY

Presentation by Yonty Friesem at the Connected Learning Summit 2018, August 2, 2018 at MIT Media Lab

Teaching Resources

Examine and evaluate contemporary propaganda with lesson plans exploring definitions of propaganda, virality, sponsored content and more

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

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

"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.

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 and Scholarship