Foreign Media Broadcasts: Free to UC Davis Affiliates via SCOLA

  • Live online broadcasts of 70 foreign television programs
  • Downloadable audio/video clips with transcripts and English translations
  • Instant-Lessons: ready-made multimedia classroom lessons
  • Channels of programming available 24/7

Satellite Communications for Learning (SCOLA) uses are endless: enhance your students' or your own education in any number of fields: Political Science, Cultural Diversity, Media, Communications, Business, History, Sociology/Anthropology, Geography, Health, Government and Law, Religious Studies, Counseling, Literature, and Foreign Language. SCOLA is used by hundreds of schools, including Harvard, Yale, and several UCs.


Thanks to a partnership between Classroom Technology Services and the Language Learning Center (LLC), and a grant from the Teaching Resources Center, faculty, staff, and students may access this service free by contacting LLC Office Manager, Kevin Waterson ( for a login ID and password.


The university has a one year subscription to the service, which is renewed yearly based on popularity and usage by educators and staff such as you.

For more information on SCOLA, visit their Web site: