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Teaching Media Literacy

Digital and media literacy education can be taught at all levels, on its own or embedded in other subjects such as English, Social Studies, Health or Language Arts.  The Media Education Lab offers teacher education programs and workshops, as well as an online library of media literacy curriculum materials. Publications demonstrate how knowledge, skills and competencies develop through a variety of instructional methods that include both face-to-face and online learning. 

The Media That Makes Us

The Media That Makes Us

This webinar series features participants of the MediaEd Institute and their final projects. Learn more about the MediaEd Institute Here.  In this presentation, Erin James will share a slide deck that can be used to teach media literacy to middle schoolers. With an emphasis on girls, their adolescent identity and self-…

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Perspectivas: Literacidad (alfabetización) Mediática en el Mundo

Perspectivas: Literacidad (alfabetización) Mediática en el Mundo

Perspectivas: Literacidad (Alfabetizaci√≥n) Medi√°tica Alrededor del MundoTe damos la bienvenida a la primera serie de webinars en espa√Īol organizada por el Laboratorio de Educaci√≥n Medi√°tica, Media Education Lab por su nombre en ingl√©s. Nuestra organizaci√≥n se dedica a promover la educaci√≥n para la alfabetizaci√≥n literaria mediante la investigaci√≥n acad√©mica, colaboraci√≥n interdisciplinaria y‚Ķ

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Exposing the Hidden World of Media Market Research

Exposing the Hidden World of Media Market Research

Join us to learn more about market research and how it constructs a picture of the viewer for Hollywood  DATE: Monday, April 29 TIME: 12 - 1 PM ESTLOCATION: Online. Click here to register Within the media industries, Nielsen audience measurement helps guide executives in crafting programming, building…

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The Twilight Zone and Civil Liberties

The Twilight Zone and Civil Liberties

DATE: Monday, April 8, 2024TIME: 5:30 PM LOCATION: Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy LaneJoin us to screen a few classic episodes of The Twilight Zone, followed by a discussion. We'll delve into the context and themes of the episodes, and how they connect to the ongoing fight to protect civil liberties today. The two episodes we’re planning to screen are…

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Revising The Media Literacy Critical Questions

Revising The Media Literacy Critical Questions

The Media Literacy Smartphone was build on a long history of critical reflection of media messages. The Media Education Lab is improving the resources for practitioners of media literacy in K-12 and post-secondary education. And in order to update them, we look to redesign the critical questions for analyzing a media text to support learners and educators of all ages. Join us as we examine the…

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The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic.

The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic.

Our team from the Media Education Lab is proud to announce the publication of The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic. This handbook showcases how educators and practitioners around the world adapted their routine media…

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Media Literacy in Action

Media Literacy in Action

The blurring of entertainment, information, and persuasion is reshaping work, life, and citizenship. As a result, our relationship to media has never been so important nor so complex. By asking critical questions about what they watch, listen to, read, and use, students can be better prepared to be responsible communicators who can use a variety of formats and genres for self-expression and…

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Set Your Motivation

Set Your Motivation

The Digital Learning Horoscope is a 48-item Likert scale instrument that assesses teachers’ perception of the value and relevance of six conceptual themes, namely: attitudes toward technology tools, genres and formats; message content and quality; community connectedness; texts and audiences; media systems; and learner-centered focus. …

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Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

Bring media literacy and active listening to middle school, high school, college and adult learnersWith support from talented educators and experts who participated in the program, we’re proud to bring you the Courageous Conversations Curriculum. This book contains a collection of materials to help you bring media literacy and active listening into your middle school, high school or college…

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Deconstructing Disney

Deconstructing Disney

Deconstructing DisneyThis fun, intergenerational workshop explores what we love and hate about Disney films, characters and brands from the past and present. If you’re a kid, teen, parent, educator or anyone who works with youth, you will learn how people’s knowledge, beliefs and attitudes can be harnessed and expanded for deeper learning through simple instructional strategies. Discovering how…

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 Copyright

Copyright

It's more important than ever before to understand the scope of your rights and responsibilities as a digital author. That's why Renee Hobbs wrote 2 books about copyright! Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital…

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Media Literacy in Action

Media Literacy in Action

The blurring of entertainment, information, and persuasion is reshaping work, life, and citizenship. As a result, our relationship to media has never been so important nor so complex. By asking critical questions about what they watch, listen to, read, and use, students can be better prepared to be responsible communicators who can use a variety of formats and genres for self-expression and…

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