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New Directions in Land Grant Distance Education Programs at Kentucky State University. Dr. E. Terry Magel, Director, Continuing and Distance Education. Small Campus: Extended Reach. Overview. Internet Classes Interactive Television Facilities Satellite Uplink Vehicle Mobile Classroom

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New Directions in Land Grant Distance Education Programsat Kentucky State University

Dr. E. Terry Magel, Director, Continuing and Distance Education



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Overview

  • Internet Classes

  • Interactive Television Facilities

  • Satellite Uplink Vehicle

  • Mobile Classroom

  • Environmental Education Vehicle

  • Geographic Information Systems Center


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Unusual Classroom: Internet Cafe

When Dr. Boris Gomelsky

taught Fish Genetics online

in Fall 2003, one Nigerian

student completed the online course from the Internet Café in Lagos, Nigeria. He did not have a computer at work nor at home but found the café to be just the ticket as long as he kept buying the java.


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Internet ClassesGrowth Chart



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ITV Thesis Defense

A MS student in Aquaculture defended his thesis from the University of the Virgin Islands where he recently got a teaching job. Faculty and students at KSU asked him questions about his research project and its results as he successfully defended his thesis saving time, money

and energy.



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ITV/Internet

A lecture to Russian Visitors to the Aquaculture Facilities in 2004 was captured on ITV and then uploaded to the KSU aquaculture website.

These foreign guests were amazed to synchronously see themselves on the site during the lecture. Colleagues in Russia were also able to view them.






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Satellite Uplink Functions

  • On site field demonstration video production

  • Real time broadcasts from

    • Environmental Education Center to campus ITV sites

    • Aquaculture production sites to campus via satellite

  • Remote audio conferencing via telephone

  • State Homeland Security Broadcasting

  • Uplink news/sports info with CBS,ABC,ESPN



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Environmental Education Center

  • 300 Acres Kentucky Wild Lands

  • Pleasureville, Kentucky

  • 1.6 acre pond

  • Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund

  • Full Time Land Grant Natural Resources Educator

  • Extensive walking trails

  • Sites for anthropology, aquatic sciences,

  • forestry, biology, and science education.


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Environmental Education Mobile Classroom



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Mobile Lab Visit Student Responses First Grade

  • ‘Thank you for showing us Snappy the turtle. Snappy eats fish. He allsow has no teeth. He has a bek instead of

    teeth. He walks sloe.’

  • ‘Thank you for bringng the fish. We really liked petting it. We learned a lot abut fish skools.’

    Thanks. Love, Caitlin.


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Mobile Lab School VisitsSpecial Student in West Liberty, KY

When Wes Stilwell, Environmental Education Teacher, visited West Liberty Elementary, one of his students was a visually impaired young girl. Under his guidance, she was able to touch her first toad, pet a young rabbit and hold her first earthworm. For her, on that day, all the wonders of nature opened up to her for the first time.


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15 stations

3.2 gigahertz

1gb memory

Dual 19” screens

GIS Research &Training Center

Dual Server

KY GIS Data Center


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Geographic Information Systems Research and Training Center

USDA Funded 2006-2008

Full ESRI software site

Undergraduate and Graduate GIS Courses

Aquaculture Department curriculum

Authorized ESRI Instructor

ESRI Authorized Training

Online GIS courses in preparation


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GIS inFacility ManagementProvided mapping and data services for grant application to build emergency shelters on campus and university agriculture research farm


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GIS in Research SupportCorrelating insect collection with Nature Preserve Management Units


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GIS inResearch SupportGIS used to design paddocks of equal area for goat nutrition researchRequirement:Paddocks had to be of equal area


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Kentucky State University:Learning Beyond Boundaries


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