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Research & Scholarship
Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team
his paper offers a case study of a collaboration between teachers in the US and Turkey, where 7 th grade students interacted with each other via online social media as a means to promote cultural understanding.
Everyone Learns From Everyone: Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Professional Development in Digital Literacy
The production of remake videos may enhance media literacy competencies by offering a means for young media makers to develop creative skills through strategic imitation.
In this essay, the term digital authorship in examined in relation to literacy learning. We reflect on two critical issues that are sometimes overlooked features of digital literacy in relation to the pedagogical practices of digital authorship.
Field-Based Teacher Education in Elementary Media Literacy as a Means to Promote Global Understanding
Research shows how high school students strengthen literacy competencies by critically reading print ads
K-12 classroom or when they involve students in creating media productions using video
cameras or computers, they may aim to motivate students’interest in the subject, build communication
The Curriculum Materials Library as a Hub of Resources, Literacy Practices, and Collaboration: Expanding the Role of the Library
Pedagogical Media Competencies of Preservice Teachers in Germany and the United States: Comparative Analysis of Theory/Practice
Seeing, Believing and Learning to be Skeptical: Supporting Language Learning Through Advertising Analysis Activities
Learning to engage: how positive attitudes about the news, media literacy, and video production contribute t
Propaganda is inescapable. It’s everywhere. Students need to analyze, resist, critique―and create.More..
This pedagogy article describes a semester-long undergraduate course designed to deconstruct information disorder in the post-truth era by looking at economics, ideology, and power relations.More..
Using Virtual Exchange to Advance Media Literacy Competencies through Analysis of Contemporary Propaganda,
This paper reviews the various methodological approaches used to measure the digital and media literacy competencies of learners.More..
This commentary considers the rise of algorithmic personalization and the power of propaganda as it is shifting our understanding of the landscape of 21st-century literacy research and practice.More..
The concept of media literacy has been circulating in the United States and Europe since the beginning of the 20th century; but it continues to morph and change as a result of changes in education, technology, media, popular culture, and society.More..