Academics

Equipment

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages boasts a fully digital/computerized state of the arts Language Laboratory and Media Center. The Center provides service to the entire faculty, staff and student body. There is an extensive video library; TV/VCRs in several classrooms; and a viewing room which has cable capabilities enabling students and professors to watch foreign language broadcasts and other public service programs. The Lab also has a network printer, and a server, which allows for audiocassettes and other material to be coded and loaded to it. This enables students to listen to audio clips in various languages from lab booths, watch videos or CD-ROM produced for their textbooks, access web pages for their books and work on assignments via e-mail and the web. Additionally, videos and other programs can be produced and streamed through the server by the professors for use in their individual language classes. There is also a multimedia projector that allows professors to display the material from a computer screen to their classes.