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LLT v. 4, no. 1


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We are happy to announce that Volume 4, Number 1 of Language Learning & Technology is now available at  This is the second part of a Special Issue on "The Role of Computer Technology in Second Language Acquisition Research" and was guest edited by Dorothy Chun. The contents are listed below.

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Mark Warschauer, Irene Thompson, and Dorothy Chun, Editors

Language Learning & Technology (


***Feature Articles***


Methodological issues in research on learner-computer interactions in CALL                                             

by Volker Hegelheimer & Carol A. Chapelle


Computer assisted second language vocabulary acquisition

by Peter J. M. Groot


Discourse functions and syntactic complexity in synchronous and asyncronous communication

by Susana M. Sotillo


Computer mediated communication: A window on L2 Spanish interlanguage

by Robert Blake




On the Net

A Starting Point for Classical Studies: The Perseus Project

by Jean W. LeLoup & Robert Ponterio


Emerging Technologies

Web Browser Trends and Technologies

by Bob Godwin-Jones



News from Sponsoring Organizations



Edited by Jennifer Leeman


Teaching and Learning at a Distance: Foundations of Distance Education

M. Simonson, S. Smaldino, M. Albright, & S. Zvacek

Reviewed by Joy Egbert


Language Teaching and Language Technology

Sake Jager, John A. Nerbonne, A. J. van Essen (Eds.)

Reviewed by Rafael Salaberry


Conexiones: Interactive CD-ROM

Michael Fast

Reviewed by Karina Collentine


Dans un quartier de Paris

Gilberte Furstenberg

Reviewed by Lara Lomicka and Hélène Gresso


***Call for Papers***

Theme: Technology and Indigenous Languages

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