CLA Language Center News

PACE Celebration: A project like this takes a village!

May 24, 2018 7:17 pm

The PACE Project began in August 2014 as a four-year initiative funded by The Language Flagship aiming to promote and sustain an ongoing culture of student-centered assessment and...Read More

CourseShare: Moving Towards a More Balanced Partnership

May 14, 2018 4:01 pm

The University of Minnesota has been an active participant in the Big Ten Academic Alliance CourseShare program since it launched in 2006. Our institution was an early adopter, sending an Old Norse course to Michigan that first academic...Read More

Discover Canvas Workshop Summer Series

May 14, 2018 4:14 pm

Information Technology is offering a series of short, blended workshops facilitated by academic technologists and training professionals. They are designed to be flexible and impactful.

Participants should expect to commit up to one hour per day...Read More

Welcome to the Language Center

The Language Center supports the teaching and learning of languages with technology.

Facilities include four computer classrooms, a multimedia lab for students, video conferencing equipment to connect to language courses via the BTAA CourseShare program as well as checkout equipment and a DVD library.


The Language Center instructional team provides assistance to language instructors developing courses.

The TandemPlus program finds conversation partners for language students.

The Language Testing Program provides language proficiency assessment.