Thomas P. Mackey is Professor in the Department of Arts and Media at SUNY Empire State College. His professional interests emphasize metaliterate learning and the design of innovative social spaces to promote critical engagement with emerging technologies. His collaborative work with Trudi Jacobson to originate the metaliteracy framework promotes the reflective learner as producer and participant in dynamic information environments. They both lead the Metaliteracy Learning Collaborative on the development of metaliteracy-related research, writing, teaching, grant projects, and the design of innovative learning spaces using competency-based digital badging and massive open online courses (MOOCs). His website is https://sites.google.com/view/thomaspmackey/home.
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Why teach information literacy, technology literacy, and discipline-specific research skills separately when teaching them together fires students' imaginations, improves learning, visibly demonstrates the value of your library's unique services and expertise to faculty, and lets you reach students who might never otherwise walk through the library's doors? The first book on teaching information literacy with technology across the curriculum is full of case studies and lesson plans that will help you put together a cutting-edge, technology-based course for your institution.
Each chapter is co-written by a librarian-faculty member team involved in a collaborative teaching-with-technology project. An overview of the literature will help you explain the value of this dynamic approach to faculty and administration. Chapter authors represent a wide range of institutions and disciplines; they give you course goals and organization, the hows and whys of the technologies used, and pitfalls to avoid. Featured technologies include collaborative web tools, presentation software, video and other multimedia, podcasts, blogs, wikis, and more. Every academic library will want to have a copy of this book, as will any faculty member involved in teaching information literacy.
"This should be of high value to librarians interested in information literacy and to administrators interested in concrete examples of how technology is changing the library and higher education."