Trudi Jacobson

Professor Jacobson is one of the originators, with Dr. Thomas Mackey, of metaliteracy. She has been deeply involved with the field of information literacy throughout her professional career, and has published widely in the field, including co-authoring books on metaliteracy and motivating students, and co-editing several volumes on information literacy collaborations between faculty members and librarians. She uses team-based learning for her in-person courses. Outside of academia, she is a fiber arts fanatic, involved with weaving, knitting, spinning, and more.

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Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World (Coursera)

The post-truth world is a divided and partisan environment in which factual information has been displaced by subjective and biased viewpoints. Facts and expertise no longer matter when isolated communities deny truth and scientific reasoning in favor of whatever information suits their needs or aligns with their beliefs. Social [...]
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Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World (Coursera)

This course prepares you to effectively participate in a connected world. Metaliteracy advances reflective and empowered learning in collaborative communities. You will learn how to creatively and ethically produce and share information. As a metaliterate learner, you will see yourself as an informed content creator and a responsible contributor [...]
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