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Curriculum and Instruction

Renee Hobbs

Media literacy

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Improvization And Strategic Risk Taking In Informal Learning With Digital Media Literacy, Renee Hobbs Feb 2013

Improvization And Strategic Risk Taking In Informal Learning With Digital Media Literacy, Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs

The city provides a rich array of learning opportunities for young children. However, in many urban schools, often it can be logistically difficult to get young children out of the building. But when elementary children are encouraged to view the city as a classroom and use digital media to explore and represent their neighborhoods, they can be inspired by the unpredictable events of daily life to ask naive, critical and sometimes troubling questions. This paper presents a case study of a teacher in an informal media literacy learning environment who worked with a group of 9-year-olds in Philadelphia. It documents ...


African-American Children’S Active Reasoning About Media Texts As A Precursor To Media Literacy., Renee Hobbs Nov 2012

African-American Children’S Active Reasoning About Media Texts As A Precursor To Media Literacy., Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs

No abstract provided.


Media Literacy And Media Bias: Are Media Literacy Students Less Susceptible To Non-Verbal Judgment Biases?, Elisha Babad, Eyal Peer, Renee Hobbs Feb 2012

Media Literacy And Media Bias: Are Media Literacy Students Less Susceptible To Non-Verbal Judgment Biases?, Elisha Babad, Eyal Peer, Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs

No abstract provided.


The State Of Media Literacy: A Response To Potter., Renee Hobbs Dec 2010

The State Of Media Literacy: A Response To Potter., Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs

No abstract provided.


Towards A Pedagogy Of Fair Use For Multimedia Composition, Renee Hobbs, Katie E. Donnelly Dec 2010

Towards A Pedagogy Of Fair Use For Multimedia Composition, Renee Hobbs, Katie E. Donnelly

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No abstract provided.


Empowerment And Protection: Complementary Strategies For Digital And Media Literacy In The United States, Renee Hobbs Sep 2010

Empowerment And Protection: Complementary Strategies For Digital And Media Literacy In The United States, Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs

Billions of dollars are being spent in the United States to make sure that children and young people have computers, data projectors and access to the Internet in elementary and secondary schools. There is robust experimentation now ongoing as teachers explore how to use technology primarily as a means to accomplish traditional content learning outcomes. Digital and media literacy education offers an alternative model that emphasizes a set of practical competencies or life skills that are necessary for full participation in a highly-mediated society. Digital and media literacy competencies are not only needed to strengthen people’s capacity to use ...