Welcome to our special issue on Technology and Listening Comprehension, a theme that runs throughout the articles, commentary, and columns of this issue.
Special thanks go to Phil Hubbard for serving as guest editor and for the expertise, time and attention he devoted to producing this special issue. We acknowledge his contribution to bringing invaluable new ideas and perspectives to the journal.
As always, we wish to thank the National Foreign Language Resource Center of the University of Hawai‘i and the Center for Language Education And Research of Michigan State University for their continued financial support that allows Language Learning & Technology to remain free to our readers and free from advertisements.
We thank our contributors who have provided us with the interesting, timely, and high-quality content that makes Language Learning & Technology a leading publication in the field.
We thank all our hard-working and dedicated reviewers who have taken the time to provide our authors with insightful and constructive comments. Their contribution makes it possible for Language Learning & Technology to bring high-quality research reports to our readers. We acknowledge our 2006 reviewers in this issue.
We are grateful to our Editorial Board for their continued support and guidance. Our special thanks go to those members who have recently been rotated off after many years of service: J.D. Brown, Carol Chapelle, Robert Debski, Jennifer Leeman, and David Novick. We are also pleased to welcome new Board members, Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas, Michele Knobel, Marcus Kötter, Marie-Noelle Lamy, and John Norris.
Please note the Call for Papers for an upcoming special issue on Technology and Learning Grammar to be guest edited by Trude Heift.
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