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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 and VGA laptop input capability
  • HD document camera
  • Spectrum tuner to access international programming
  • a multiregional Blu-ray player
  • ceiling sound system for program playback
  • Sanako Study 1200 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
  • Sanako Student player installed on all student 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
  • a catalog of documentary and feature films on DVD and Blu-ray
  • student assistants who are available to support faculty and students in their use of the technology

There is also a separate Tutor Lab that can be utilized for independent study with tutors to assist with language study.

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