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Interviews with
Media Literacy and Internet Safety Experts

Dr. Renee Hobbs
Stephen Balkam
Dr. Sonia Livingstone

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Current Issue:
Amplifier
Fall/Winter 2013

link to articles on media psychology
link to articles on media psychology

Media Psychology Spotlight
on Internet Safety and Media Literacy

LivingstoneInternet Safety: Interview with Dr. Sonia Livingstone

By Division 46 President Dr. Mary Alvord and Dr. Fran C. Blumberg,Associate Professor, Division of Psychological & Educational Services at Fordham University

Stephen BalkamInternet Safety: Interview with
Mr. Stephen Balkam

Stephen Balkam, Founder and CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), is interviewed by Mary Karapetian Alvord, Ph.D., 2013 President of the APA Division, Society for Media Psychology and Technology. FOSI is an international organization with the mission "to make the online world safer for kids and their families". Mr. Balkam and Dr. Alvord discuss media literacy, internet safety, and generational understandings of technology.

Media Literacy for the 21st Century: Interview with
Dr. Renee Hobbs:

Renee Hobbs Dr. Hobbs is Professor and Founding Director, Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island and Director, Media Education Lab

Interview by Fran C. Blumberg, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Psychological & Educational Services, Fordham University

H. Chad LaneDr. Lane’s research involves applications of artificial intelligence to educational problems. He is at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies and his work has focused on issues related to learning in game-based and informal learning environments. 

Interview by Fran C. Blumberg, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Psychological & Educational Services, Fordham University

 

 
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