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Webinar: Exploring the Connection between Media Literacy, Propaganda and Radicalization

Renee Hobbs presented a webinar in the "Talking Heads" series organised by the Media & Learning Association (Belgium), the organization that sponsors an annual conference in Brussels. 



Monday 30 November 2015 - 16.00 CET 

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Renee Hobbs is an American educator, scholar and well known advocate for media literacy education. She is a Professor in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island, where she directs the Media Education Lab. One of Renee’s more recent initiatives is the highly successful Mind over Media resource for teachers and others interested in exploring propaganda with students. During this webinar, Renee will be talking about the background to this initiative and why she believes it is important for students to learn how to recognise propaganda and to develop a responsible attitude to it in their daily lives


Renee Hobbs, Media Education Lab, USA


Renee Hobbs is an internationally recognised authority on digital and media literacy education. She is Professor and Founding Director of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island, USA. As the Founder of the Media Education Lab she develops programs that advance media literacy education through scholarship and community service. She has authored five books and dozens of scholarly and professional articles, created award-winning multimedia curriculum resources, and offered professional development programs for educators and media professionals on four continents. She received an Ed.D from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an M.A. and B.A. from the University of Michigan in Communication Studies, English Literature and Film/Video Studies.