Thomas P. Mackey




Interim Vice Provost for Academic Programs in the Office of Academic Affairs at SUNY Empire State College. Research and publications in areas such as metaliteracy, information literacy, open and online learning, teaching with technology, faculty-librarian collaboration, and assessment. Conference presentations, book chapters, and several publications in peer-reviewed journals, including: Communications in Information Literacy, College & Research Libraries, First Monday, Computers & Education, The Journal of General Education, College Teaching, Rhizomes, The Journal of Information Science, The Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, and the Journal of the Library Administration and Management Section (JLAMS) of the New York Library Association.

Author of new book with Trudi Jacobson entitled Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners (2014). Editor of four books with Trudi Jacobson: Information Literacy Collaborations That Work (2007), Using Technology To Teach Information Literacy (2008), Collaborative Information Literacy Assessments: Strategies for Evaluating Teaching and Learning (2010), and Teaching Information Literacy Online (2011); Worked with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) as a member of the Advisory Panel on Information Literacy to develop a guidebook on Information Literacy entitled Developing Research & Communication Skills: Guidelines for Information Literacy in the Curriculum (2003).

Member of the Editorial Board for Open Praxis, the open access peer-reviewed academic journal about open, distance and flexible education that is published by the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). Member of the Advisory Board for Progressio: South African Journal for Open and Distance Learning Practice.

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This course prepares learners to empower themselves through metaliteracy in a connected world. Metaliteracy promotes critical thinking and self-reflection to consume, create, and share information with others. Participants will learn how to critically navigate, evaluate and produce information in open, online, and social media settings.

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