The Multimedia Linguistic Lab (LaLiM) was created in 2013 by expanding the original CML set up in 1995, subsequently CLiMLi and Ailef.
Access to the Lab is exclusively for students registered in the Humanities School and ERASMUS students under the aegis of the School.
This structure aims to:
- foster learning of languages and other subjects relevant to the programme of studies with the help of information-telematic and multimedia technology;
- improve computer literacy and online research skills among students;
- supply a high-speed Internet-point to students to enable consultation of digital material that is freely accessible or through University subscriptions;
- offer an optimised communication structure for new technologies so as to foster the smooth passage from university to the labour market;
- offer hardware-software support for dissertation preparation, research projects and other School materials;
- experiment new teaching technologies with e-learning.
Classrooms and their use
The LaLiM is on the third and fourth floor of the Education Centre on via delle Fontane and has the following rooms: secretariat and reception (3rd floor); multimedia-telematic conference hall (L) four computer rooms (G, H, I and M).
- Access to the halls is possible with UNIGEPASS authentication
- The classrooms are for the exclusive use of teaching and open learning activities.
Materials and equipment
The LaLiM has:
- over 1500 teaching items (DVDs and videos, CDROMs, language courses on various media, printed material, etc.). Commercial software can only be used in the Centre. University software is available on the local network or on the web.;
- Audio-video stations (fixed and mobile);
- 50 computers for self-study and online research;
- server for efficient management of teaching materials for students;
- equipment to support presentations with microphones, amplifiers and video-projection.
Access to services
Access to the centre is exclusively reserved to students registered in the Humanities school and ERASMUS students under the aegis of the school, and it is regulated to ensure users employ the structure correctly.
Services for students include:
- language lessons in small groups with the help of cutting edge teaching technology;
- open learning on commercial media or other in-house products. The latter can also be used online;
- various types of internet research and access to University databanks;
- email, planned chats, forum access, etc.;
- printing (with regulated access that is currently being defined);
- all Office Automation tools (text editors, spreadsheets, databases, multimedia presentations, web pages and minor programming);
- audio and video recording, possibility to use scanners, digital cameras and video cameras with regulated access for research and teaching purposes exclusively.