The University of Texas at Tyler
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Educational Technology Services

Interactive Video


Through the Department of Educational Technology Services (ETS), The University of Texas at Tyler offers surrounding communities a variety of innovative distance learning courses by interactive television (ITV). ETS provides and supports leading-edge distance learning technologies for the benefit of our students and faculty.


The University of Texas at Tyler ITV Network is composed of 26 interactive video classrooms. There are 12 ITV classrooms on the main campus, 5 classrooms in Palestine, 9 in Longview.

The ITV System Operations center, located on the main UT Tyler campus, monitors and schedules ITV courses taught on the main campus as well as Palestine and Longview campuses.

All of our ITV rooms are equipped with panoramic cameras, large television monitors, projectors and sensitive sound equipment allowing complete communication between each location. DVD/VHS players, computers with Internet access, document cameras and more round out a state-of-the-art ITV experience.


UT Tyler offers a wide range of courses at each of our ITV locations giving students cost-saving convenience, greater flexibility in scheduling their classes, and the ability to reduce travel expenses and commuting time to Tyler.