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The Language Learning Center, located in the Southard Family Building (previously the Riverside Center) on the UT campus, is a state-of-the-art digital language environment that features two spacious collaborative classroom areas, the Language Labs, equipped with:

  • An instructor podium with a desktop computer and two LCD monitors
  • Extron touch panel to control A/V equipment
  • HDMI laptop input capability
  • HD document camera
  • Spectrum tuner to access international programming
  • TalkAbroad to connect learners with native speakers for real-world conversations in real time
  • A multiregional Blu-ray player
  • Ceiling sound system for program playback
  • NetSupport classroom management system (CMS) installed on the instructor station, which allows instructors to guide, monitor and control student learning individually or in groups
  • Moveable student work stations that can be configured for optimum collaboration
  • Wireless laptop computers with cameras and headsets
  • NetSupport client installed on all student laptop computers
  • 70-inch monitors and Clarus boards installed on three of the walls (Each monitor can project a different source.)
  • Sharelink capability that allows students to project their laptop desktop onto one of the two side 70-inch monitors
  • Student assistants who are available to support faculty and students in their use of the technology

For more information, please contact Raymond Cepko, Language Lab coordinator, (813) 257-3917 or email