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Webinars and Online Learning
The Media Education Lab offers free webinars open to the public. These events feature a range of topics and issues related to digital and media literacy education. Webinars are free and all are welcome to attend!
Monday, December 3, 2018. 7 PM. Media Education Lab webinar on Journalistic Narratives and Media Literacy in Brazil featuring Eliara Santana. Learn more and register here.
Monday, November 5, 2018. 9 AM EST. #DIGIURI Online Media Club This month we read and discuss Sherry Turkle's book, Reclaiming the Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. Learn more here.
FALL 2018 EVENTS
Monday, October 15, 2018. Coming Attractions! All About the Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference, 7 PM Learn more about what you can learn at the November 10 conference. Topics include workshops on reimagining critical media literacy for the Instagram age, countering tweets of hate with Snaps of inspiration and analyzing climate change in an era of fake news. Learn more and register here.
Monday, October 1, 2018 9 AM EST. #DIGIRURI Online Media Club. This month we read, view and discuss Douglas Rushkoff's book, Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age. Discussion will be led by Ralph Beliveau (University of Oklahoma).
Monday, September 10, 2018 6 PM EST. #DIGIURI Online Book Club. Coordinated by Michael Stoepel (academic librarian at the American University of Paris) and Samantha Stanley (PhD candidate from the University of Hong Kong), we'll explore and build the DIGIURI Collaborative Reading List and select books for this monthly reading series.
Monday, April 30th 4PM EST - Webinar - Policy, Standards and Assessment in the Personalized Learning Era featuring Mike RobbGrieco
Monday, May 14th 4PM EST - Webinar - Ellen Reynolds - Children's Documentaries
Monday, February 5 4 pm EST - Burst Your Bubble Media Literacy Podcast
Monday, March 5th 4PM EST - Webinar - Alternative Pedagogical Approaches to K-12 Filmmaking featuring Tom Flint
Monday, March 26th 4PM EST - Media Literacy Now Rhode Island Planning Meeting
Monday, April 9th 4PM EST - Webinar - Create to Learn featuring Frank Romanelli, Carolyn Fortuna and Bridget Dalton
Monday, April 23 4 PM EST Webinar - Media Literacy with Marginalized Communities
October 9, 2017 - Announcing the New Book: Create to Learn featuring Renee Hobbs
November 13, 2017 - Adam Ruins Everything - featuring Renee Hobbs and Elizaveta Friesem
November 27, 2017 - Media is No Longer a Spectator Sport - featuring Deborah Pardes and Jared Fesler
December 11, 2017 - Media Literacy & Disability - featuring Yonty Friesem
We share ideas all year round on Twitter using the hashtab #digiURI. Our monthly #digiURI Twitter chats are designed to share ideas and get inspiration. We meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 PM EST. Click here to see what we're talking about!
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