This mirrors the increase of social media- use among university employers who work in student affairs, according to another survey from earlier this year.
Seaman expects to see the number of faculty using social media continue to rise over the next couple of years.
“The concern with the barriers remains fairly high, but the faculty are figuring out ways they can get around those barriers,” he said. “Perhaps they are not using it as widely or universally as they might be without those concerns, but they are finding ways in which they can adapt it in particular slivers.”
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