The Language Resource Center offers various spaces to support the teaching of languages:
- Bring your class to practice their oral skills use our Digital Language Lab (DiLL).
- Screen a movie in our Video Viewing Room
- Engage with online media or resources from our computer classrooms
- Bring in a guest lecturer via videoconference
- Hold office hours in an Alcove
- Create an audio podcast or a video lesson in our studio
LRC Computer Classrooms (Mac and PC)
The LRC manages 2 computer classrooms, available for faculty to reserve for special class sessions that require active student engagement with the computer. Each room contains: 24 individual computer stations, a teacher's station, a document camera, mulitple projectors screens and whiteboards.
The Video Viewing Room (VVR)
The LRC offers instructors use of our video screening room which seats 30 comfortably. Activities that are supported in this classroom are: viewing VHS videos and DVDs (all formats and regions), computer/internet and laptop presentations, and video-conferencing guest lectures.
The LRC has 4 separate alcoves for semi-private group meetings. Each alcove is outfitted with a dry-erase board, table, chairs, and a computer station. Reservation priority is given to instructors, but when not reserved, can be used by anyone on a walk-in basis. Alcoves A and B contain Mac computers, C and D contain PC computers.
View Alcove Schedules - Alcove A, Alcove B, Alcove C, Alcove D
Reserve an Alcove
Audio and Video Production Studios
The LRC has 2 small production studios, 1 audio, 1 video. These studios are available for faculty to use under supervision of our production staff. LRC staff will also work with you to find offsite locations and record your media.
Audio Studio Contact: Phill Cameron (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Video Studio Contact: Alfonso Sintjago (email@example.com)
The Media Lab provides 2 flat screen monitors for videoconferencing, and seats up to 10 people for small class instruction, with access to laptops if needed.
We have resources to help you with your language studies. Some materials are for use in the LRC only, but others can be checked out for up to 2 weeks at a time:
- Textbooks and dictionaries
- Literature and readers
- Audio materials
- Videos and DVDs
- Self-study kits