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Renee Hobbs & Rhys Daunic Keynote on Whole School Media Literacy.


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Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot gave a keynote address at the 2014 Summer Institute of Digital Literacy with his longtime media literacy mentor, Renee Hobbs. Their talk walked the crowd of K-16 educators and researchers through various definitions of digital literacy, and how those are at play in schools developing curricula infused with digital and media literacy across disciplines, then they lead everyone through a production activity. (more…)

Higher Ed Teaching, K-12 Curriculum Development

University of Rhode Island Summer Institute in Digital Literacy: “Best PD Ever!”


This past July I had the privilege of participating as a workshop facilitator in an amazing professional development (PD) experience at the URI Summer Institute in Digital Literacy in Providence. “70% of participants rated it the BEST professional development program they have ever experienced in their entire career!”*

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Higher Ed Teaching

The Media Spot at Summer Institute at U. of Rhode Island


Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot will be participating as a faculty workshop leader at the Summer Institute on Digital Literacy at the University of Rhode Island July 14-19, 2013.

If you are an educator looking to develop media literacy infused curricula that bring together media theory, digital media texts, tools and technologies please consider JOINING US in Providence!

In a nutshell, there will be inspirational talks from visiting media literacy luminaries each day (starting with Douglas Rushkoff), followed by breakout sessions to experiment with cool tools, and dig deeper into concepts in small groups facilitated by media literacy pros.  Each day also includes workshop time in the design studio to develop project-based instructional plans to take back to your community.

Visit the Summer Institute’s website for more details.