URI Summer Institute

Higher Ed Teaching, Presentations & Notes

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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