Renee Hobbs works with a variety of clients on efforts to advance digital and media literacy education.
AUSTIN POLICE ACADEMY
Renee Hobbs and colleagues at the Media Education Lab developed a training program and curriculum for police academy instructors to address media literacy competencies that advance the communication skills of current and future police officers.
NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM
Renee Hobbs served as Lead Scholar for The Power of Propaganda, a 6-day program for secondary history, language arts, and librarians, working in collaboration with museum professionals. Services include program design, implementation, and assessment.
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT
Working with the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Renee Hobbs created Medialogues on Propaganda, a year-long online learning community for German and American educators. Participants engaged in cross-cultural dialogue and created original work plans to implement in their own communities.
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Renee Hobbs offers intensive training on copyright and fair use to educators and librarians, connecting the concepts to media literacy, digital literacy, and learning.
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH
Renee Hobbs chaired the 2021 Task Force on Critical Media Literacy and led the team of scholars and teachers who created the Position Statement on Media Education in 2022.
FRANKLIN PIERCE UNIVERSITY
Renee Hobbs offered a faculty development program designed to support the integration of digital and media literacy competencies across the curriculum.
UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB
With support from the U.S. Embassy in Croatia, Renee Hobbs collaborated with Dr. Igor Kanijaz on "We Play It Safe!" a program that used gamification pedagogies to explore algorithmic personalization, data surveillance, and the digital economy.