Bio

<p><b>Thomas P. Mackey</b>, Ph.D., is Vice Provost for Academic Programs&nbsp;at <a href="http://www.esc.edu" title="Link: http://www.esc.edu">SUNY Empire State College</a>. His teaching and research interests include metaliteracy, information literacy, blended, open, and online learning, and social media.&nbsp; In 2014 he published a co-authored book with Trudi E. Jacobson entitled: <a href="http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10897" title="Link: http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10897">Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners</a> for Neal-Schuman/ALA Publishing. &nbsp;Tom and Trudi also published four co-edited books about faculty-librarian collaboration, including <i>Teaching Information Literacy Online</i>&nbsp;(2011).&nbsp;&nbsp;His research articles have been published in&nbsp;<em>Communications in Information Literacy</em>,&nbsp;<i>First Monday</i>,&nbsp;<i>College &amp; Research Libraries</i>,&nbsp;<i>Computers &amp; Education</i>,&nbsp;<i>The Journal of General Education</i>,&nbsp;<i>College Teaching</i>,&nbsp;<i>Rhizomes</i>,&nbsp;<i>The Journal of Information Science</i>, and&nbsp;<i>The Journal of Education for Library and Information Science</i>. &nbsp;In 2013, he co-developed the connectivist&nbsp;<i><a href="http://metaliteracy.cdlprojects.com">Metaliteracy MOOC</a></i>&nbsp;with Trudi E. Jacobson and colleagues from Empire State College and the University Libraries at the University at Albany. &nbsp;Tom is a member of the Editorial team for <i><a href="http://openpraxis.org/index.php/OpenPraxis">Open Praxis</a></i>, the peer-reviewed, international, open access, scholarly journal about research and innovation in open, distance and flexible education published by the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).&nbsp; He is a member of SUNY Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology (FACT2) and&nbsp;participated in the Chancellor’s Online Education Advisory Team that recommended adoption of the <a href="http://open.suny.edu">Open SUNY</a> proposal.&nbsp; &nbsp;He may be contacted by e-mail at Tom.Mackey@esc.edu.</p>

Courses

Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World

Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World