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Ninety-one percent of college professors use social media for professional development and in the classroom, according to a recent study conducted by Pearson Learning Solutions.
More than 940,000 college professors participated in the study, “Teaching, Learning, and Sharing: How Today’s Higher Education Faculty Use Social Media for Work and for Play.”
Participants revealed the tech tools they used most:
- YouTube (57%)
- Facebook (45%)
- Blogs (38%)
- LinkedIn (33%)
- Wikis (28%)
- Twitter (13%)
- Flickr (11%)
The study also revealed that although Facebook came in 2nd on the “use” list, researchers found that the frequency of Facebook use is much higher. For example: Eleven percent of profs said they use Facebook daily, while only 4% use YouTube every day. http://educationtechnews.com/top-7-social-media-sites-ranked-by-professors/
87% of college students use mobile devices. Survey data regarding the impact on behavior and campuses.*ETSU Faculty/Student Mobile Use