Journal of NACAA

Providing Relevant Educational Programming through Teleconference to Place-Bound Audiences

ISSN 2158-9429

Volume 15, Issue 2 - December 2022

Editor: Linda Chalker-Scott


Teleconference has been the chosen delivery method for place-bound audiences in the pork industry that subscribe to PorkBridge and SowBridge. Delivery of these programs via teleconference since 2004 and 2007, respectively, demonstrates how Extension program delivery can overcome technology accessibility issues in rural areas and/or deliver technical content to clientele with limited mobility.  Through teleconferences, PorkBridge and SowBridge programs allow pork producers to learn about timely and relevant information from topic experts and further provide accessible training to meet training requirements established by the pork industry. This delivery method also allows for greater access to topic experts for place-bound audiences.

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