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Keynote Speaker Announced for GALILEO Conference

Renee Hobbs, a leading authority on digital and media literacy education, will be the keynote speaker for the virtual GALILEO Annual Conference in June

As a teacher, researcher, activist, and media professional, she has offered programs for educators on four continents. She has published more than 200 scholarly and professional publications on digital and media literacy education, digital learning, contemporary propaganda, and copyright and fair use. She also is the author of 12 books on media literacy education.

Hobbs has spoken at the United Nations and consulted extensively with educators, school leaders, and government officials across the world. In addition, she is the founder of of the Media Education Lab, which has a mission to advance media literacy education through leadership development, scholarship, and community engagement.

At the University of Rhode Island, Hobbs is a communications professor and co-director of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy, a professional development program for educators and librarians.

Learn more about Hobbs here.