Welcome to CASLS
Innovation in the Teaching and Learning of World Languages
The Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) at the University of Oregon fosters innovation in world language teaching and learning by providing research-based solutions to materials creation, program implementation, and evaluation and assessment. CASLS is one of sixteen National Foreign Language Resource Centers and home to the Oregon Chinese Flagship Program.
Our staff represents a diverse group of multilingual people working together toward the mission of improving the teaching and learning of world languages. Our staff’s expertise has helped the center become nationally recognized in the intersection of technology and language learning, program development, professional development, and assessment.