One-Third of Professors Use Social Media for Teaching, Survey Finds

Nearly 34 percent of professors use social-media tools in the classroom, and the perception among faculty members that those resources take too much time to learn has dropped sharply in the last year, according to annual survey results released on Friday by Pearson and the Babson Research Survey Group. The survey, of nearly 4,000 teaching professors, found that blogs and wikis were their most-preferred teaching tools, and nearly nine in 10 professors said they used online video in the classroom.

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