socialmedia / 04 – Inside Higher Ed

Professors and Social Media

socialmedia / 04 – Inside Higher Ed.

Data suggest that 80 percent of professors, with little variance by age, have at least one account with either Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Skype, LinkedIn, MySpace, Flickr, Slideshare, or Google Wave. Nearly 60 percent kept accounts with more than one, and a quarter used at least four.  A majority, 52 percent, said they used at least one of them as a teaching tool.

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