"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. CASLS is accredited by AdvancED.
CASLS is one of sixteen Language Resource Centers across the country that create a national network of resources to promote and improve the teaching and learning of world languages. LRCs create language learning and teaching materials, offer professional development opportunities, and conduct and disseminate research on language learning."