The “Faculty Technology Use in Teaching Survey” was conducted by MSU IT during spring 2017. The results help MSU IT and campus stakeholders learn more about how faculty use instructional technology both inside and outside of the classroom.
It was emailed to approximately 3,100 faculty, and there were 373 respondents.
The top 5 MSU colleges to respond included:
- Social Science
- Agriculture & Natural Science
- Arts & Letters
- Natural Science
- Human Medicine
NOTE: Percentages were rounded down to full numbers in the following metrics. Due to multiple select question options, totals may not add up to 100%
The survey found that 54% of faculty respondents use video collaboration tools and 46% do not. Of those who use video collaboration tools, 40% use Zoom and 22% use Skype.
In terms of text collaboration tools, 49% of respondents use Google Docs and 33% use Microsoft Office.
Teaching & Learning
Faculty respondents overwhelming communicate with students via email (96%). They also use D2L messaging (58%) and Zoom conferencing (36%).
Faculty respondents said they used several different learning management systems (LMS):
- 85% use MSU D2L
- 2% use LON-CAPA
- 22% use other systems (WordPress, Google Classroom, etc.)
- 7% do no use a LMS
- Read The Hub post “Faculty Technology Use in Teaching: Results from a Recent Landscape Survey“
- Learn more about instructional design and development services and resources
Download the full MSU Faculty Technology Use Survey Infographic (PDF).