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Renee Hobbs offers keynote address at AUSACE 2011 in Beirut, Lebanon, October 31.

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  • 1. How Digital and Media Literacy Educa5on Promotes Global Cultural Understanding Renee Hobbs Temple University Media Educa5on Lab Arab-US Associa-on of Communica-on Educators American University of Beirut October 31, 2011
  • 3. Ignore Engage
  • 4. Expanding the Concept of Literacy Print Literacy Visual Literacy Informa5on Literacy Media Literacy Computer Literacy News Literacy Digital Literacy
  • 5. One Expansive Conceptualiza-on to Unite Them All Key Concepts
  • 6. Key Concepts Authors Messages Representa-on & & & Audiences Meanings Reali-es
  • 7. One Expansive Conceptualiza-on to Unite Them All Key Concepts
  • 8. One Expansive Conceptualiza-on to Unite Them All Learning Process Key Concepts
  • 9. Learning Process Comprehend and Make Sense of All Sorts of Texts Use Technology Tools Well ACCESS Gather Informa5on Independently
  • 10. Learning Process Ask Good Ques5ons Evaluate the Quality & Value of Messages ANALYZE Explore Context in Meaningful Ways
  • 11. Learning Process Use Mul5ple Modes of Expression Reach Authen5c Audiences COMPOSE Manipulate Content and Form in Rela5on to Purpose and Audience
  • 12. Learning Process Ac5vate Mul5perspec5val Thinking Predict Consequences and Use Hypothe5cal Reasoning REFLECT Examine Issues of Power and Responsibility
  • 13. Learning Process Connect the Classroom to the World Strengthen Leadership and Collabora5on ACT Develop Integrity and Accountability
  • 14. Does Your Classroom Support the Learning Process of Digital & Media Literacy? REFLECT ACCESS ANALYZE CREATE ACT
  • 15. Case Study: Roberts Elementary School
  • 16. Program Elements Ac5va5ng prior knowledge and dismantling stereotypes Gathering informa5on to extend cultural knowledge Represen5ng ideas through image, language & sound Developing cri5cal analysis skills Using lm to develop emo5onal connectedness to the other Understanding the constructed nature of lm Strengthening civic dialogue through online crea5ve expression
  • 17. Case Study: Youth Workshop on Media Representa-ons of Iranian Culture
  • 18. Representa-ons of Persian Culture
  • 19. Characteris-cs of the DML Learning Environment Integra5on of speaking, listening, reading, wri5ng, media analysis and media produc5on Ac5ve interpreta5on emphasizes the power of student voice Climate of respect and trust supports the sharing of diverse ideas & perspec5ves Why ques5ons are plen5ful Space for the teachable moment Use of mass media, popular culture & digital media connects the classroom to the culture Project-based learning promotes collabora5on and cri5cal thinking
  • 21. Strategies for Implementa-on: University-School Partnerships Direct Service to Children and Youth Field Experience Courses In-School Mentoring to Classroom Teachers Teacher Professional Development Curriculum Development Parent Outreach Programs
  • 22. How are you helping students to develop the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in the 21st century?
  • 23. BEGINNING IN JANUARY: Founding Director Harrington School of Communica5on and Media University of Rhode Island Email: renee.hobbs@uri.edu www.mediaeduca5onlab.com