36% Of American College Students Consider Google To Be Most Essential For Their Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

A new infographic on the ‘Use of Technology on American College Campuses‘ reveals some interesting as well as some surprising facts.

For instance,

  • 36% of students prefer a blended-learning classroom, rather than one that’s purely high-tech.
  • 43% of students fell that their institution needs more technology.
  • Wordprocessor beats email and presentation software as the #1 most important software / application that students claim to be “most valuable” for their academic success.
  • 81% of students felt that the Laptop was their most important tech device. No surprises here.
  • Surprisingly, only 4.8% of students and 8.9% of faculty admitted to using technology very frequently.
  • 75% of the college students said that Wi-Fi access on their college campuses helps them get better grades.
  • Last but not least, Google was the most important site for students, with 36% of the college students considering google to be most essential for their success.
  • Facebook came in at a measly 3%. In other words, 97% of college students don’t considering Facebook as essential for their success.

Here is the complete infographic. A wealth of research data and information here. Share away!

Many thanks to Online Colleges Guide for preparing this valuable infographic.

Technology use on American college campuses

Technology Use on the College campus

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