Modern Languages

Image Caption The Language Learning Center (LLC)is dedicated to providing multimedia support to language students at East Stroudsburg University. The LLC also houses materials for independent study of a great number of languages. Any member of the ESU community is invited to make use of the LLC's resources, and may inquire at the department.

The lab consist of 22 Dell Optiplex 380 computers with Intel Pentium® 2.6GHz, Dual-Core Processors running Windows 7 Enterprise®.

The LLC is open five days a week, Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM.

For more information please contact the Modern Language Department or call (570) 422-3407.

Software

The lab's major interactive software for language learning includes:

Other packages include the writing assistants Atajo and Système-D, the Oral Language Archives, audio files covering all textbooks used in ESU language courses, and a series of interactive DVDs.

Some associations which promote the development of language media centers include:

  • International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) is a professional organization whose members provide leadership in the development, integration, evaluation and management of instructional technology for the teaching and learning of language, literature and culture.
  • Northeast Association for Language Learning Technology (NEALLT), like its parent organization IALLT, is a professional non-profit membership organization working toward the goal of improving language instruction through the use of technology. Its purpose is to promote more effective use and a better under standing of technology-based instruction in language resource centers at all levels of education and training.
  • The New England Regional Association for Language Learning Technology (NERALLT) is an organization for those concerned with the use and development of language media centers. As the oldest regularly meeting language laboratory organization in the U.S., NERALLT was the inspiration for the regional structure of the International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT), with which it continues to be affiliated.