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January Update giveaway winner: Sr. Elizabeth Titilayo Aduloju

January Update giveaway winner: Sr. Elizabeth Titilayo Aduloju

[ 0 ] February 27, 2014

In January’s Update e-newsletter, we offered a free copy of Discovering Media Literacy by Renee Hobbs and David Cooper Moore. The winner of the drawing is Sister Elizabeth Titilayo Aduloju, a sister of St. Michael the Archangel, Nigeria. Sr. Elizabeth is a teacher of Media Literacy at the Catholic Institute of West Africa, Nigeria, and […]

(Review) Thinking, Fast and Slow (JMLE 5:2)

(Review) Thinking, Fast and Slow (JMLE 5:2)

[ 0 ] June 30, 2013

Thinking, Fast and Slow. Kahneman, Daniel. (2011). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. David Cooper Moore, Center for Media and Information Literacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA  [View PDF] Cognitive psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky eventually (and unexpectedly) made their mark on the economics world by challenging rational choice theory, a theory of classical economics […]

Bringing the World to School: Integrating News and Media Literacy in Elementary Classrooms (JMLE 5:1)

[ 2 ] March 6, 2013

For three years, the Powerful Voices for Kids program, a university-school partnership program of the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island, developed a multifaceted approach to integrate news and current events into in-school and after-school instruction in K-6 schools. Three case studies detailing the program’s impact on an undergraduate novice instructor, an […]

My Pop Studio

My Pop Studio

[ 0 ] October 18, 2012

My Pop Studio is a free online game that introduces children ages 9-14 to digital and media literacy, taking them “behind the scenes” to think critically about how media is created and to question the messages we see. Lesson plans and activities accompany the website and are available as free downloads to enhance the digital learning experience.

Copyright Clarity

Copyright Clarity

[ 0 ] October 18, 2012

This resource from the Media Education Lab offers a primer in copyright and fair use for all media literacy educators. Download and read the Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Media Literacy Education, watch informative videos, “Schoolhouse Rocks” style songs, and access curriculum resources. Essential for any educator who suffers from “copyright confusion”!

How "green-screened" is your favorite show?

How “green-screened” is your favorite show?

[ 0 ] October 8, 2012

Stargate Studios created a revealing reel of the green-screening they use for many of the most popular shows on television. Did you know how extensive green-screening is in nearly every show you watch?