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#6 What 40 Years of DL Infrastructure Looks Like with James Hodges of UETN Why Distance Learning?

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James Hodges joins the crew to discuss his role as the Interactive Video Conferencing Department Administrator for the Utah Education and Telehealth Network, known as UETN IVC which is housed at the Eccles Broadcast Center on the University of Utah’s campus. In addition to sharing local knowledge about how to jump into living in Utah,  James explains the unique history and infrastructure that supports the cutting edge UETN Video Operations Center for Utah’s state of the art live, synchronous Distance Education system that is used by thousands of educators and teachers in Utah daily. After describing the impact of Utah’s distance learning model, James also gives insights into his work on the board of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) and its upcoming conference.  Links:Learn more about UETN by visiting their website here: https://uetn.org/Discover more about the history of UETN with a timeline of some of the high level benchmarks that James discussed: https://uetn.org/publicinfo/history.phpCheck out this awesome timelapse of the demolition and rebuild of UETN ops center space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-u0WCjFzdcExplore the United States Distance Learning Associations here: https://usdla.org/Do not miss the opportunity to learn more from our co-host Seth who is providing a webinar for USDLA on June 2 at 1PM ET, register today here: https://banyangloballearning.com/2023/05/24/free-webinar-tech-sel-digcit/Host Links:Browse amazing virtual learning opportunities at CILC.orgSeth's  Banyan Global Learning prepares students for real life with live virtual learning experiences in Character Education: banyangloballearning.com

James Hodges joins the crew to discuss his role as the Interactive Video Conferencing Department Administrator for the Utah Education and Telehealth Network, known as UETN IVC which is housed at the Eccles Broadcast Center on the University of Utah’s campus. In addition to sharing local knowledge about how to jump into living in Utah,  James explains the unique history and infrastructure that supports the cutting edge UETN Video Operations Center for Utah’s state of the art live, synchronous Distance Education system that is used by thousands of educators and teachers in Utah daily. After describing the impact of Utah’s distance learning model, James also gives insights into his work on the board of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) and its upcoming conference.  Links:Learn more about UETN by visiting their website here: https://uetn.org/Discover more about the history of UETN with a timeline of some of the high level benchmarks that James discussed: https://uetn.org/publicinfo/history.phpCheck out this awesome timelapse of the demolition and rebuild of UETN ops center space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-u0WCjFzdcExplore the United States Distance Learning Associations here: https://usdla.org/Do not miss the opportunity to learn more from our co-host Seth who is providing a webinar for USDLA on June 2 at 1PM ET, register today here: https://banyangloballearning.com/2023/05/24/free-webinar-tech-sel-digcit/Host Links:Browse amazing virtual learning opportunities at CILC.orgSeth's  Banyan Global Learning prepares students for real life with live virtual learning experiences in Character Education: banyangloballearning.com

45 min