Belinha S. De Abreu, Ph.D.

Belinha S. De Abreu, Ph.D., is an international media literacy educator and served as an expert to the Forum on Media and Information Literacy for UNESCO’s Communication and Information Section. Her research interests include media literacy education, new media, visual and information literacy, global perspectives, critical thinking, young adults, and teacher training. De Abreu’s focus is on the impact of learning as a result of the technology used and the media consumed by K–12 students. De Abreu’s work has been featured in the Journal of Media Literacy, Cable in the Classroom, Civic Media Project, and various other publications. She is the author of Mobile Learning through Digital Media Literacy (2017), the author/coeditor of The International Handbook of Media Literacy Education (2017), Global Media Literacy in a Digital Age (2016), and Media Literacy Education in Action: Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives (2014), and the author of Media Literacy, Social Networking and the Web 2.0 World for the K–12 Educator (2011). She serves as the vice president of the National Telemedia Council, and she is on the Leadership Council of the National Association for Media Literacy Education. De Abreu is the founder of the International Media Literacy Research Symposium. Follow her work @belmedia.

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