According to the new Pearson Social Media Survey 2010 cited in Campus Technology's online edition, about 80 percent of faculty members use social media. Nearly one third use the tools to connect with students.
No surprise that Facebook, YouTube, Skype, LinkedIn and Twitter are the five most used tools.
However, faculty indicated use of other social media in the classroom:
Where do you fit in? Which social media do you use personally or in your courses?
To learn more about these tools, attend one of the Center for Teaching & Learning's Engaging Your Students with Web 2.0 Technologies workshops.
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