About LLT

Aims and Scope 

Language Learning & Technology (LLT) is a fully-refereed, open journal which has been published exclusively online since July 1997. Published triannually (February, June, and October), the journal seeks to disseminate research to foreign and second language educators on issues related to technology and language education. The focus of LLT is not technology per se, but rather issues related to language learning and language teaching, and how they are affected or enhanced by the use of digital technologies. LLT has an editorial board of scholars in the fields of second language acquisition and computer-assisted language learning.

 Language Learning & Technology is currently sponsored and funded by the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) and the Center for Language & Technology (CLT) at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, and the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL) at the University of Texas at Austin. In its early beginnings, the journal started as a project sponsored by the NFLRC and the Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University and co-sponsored by Apprentissage des Langues et Systèmes d'Information et de Communication (ALSIC), the Australian Technology Enhanced Language Learning Consortium (ATELL), the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO), the European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), the International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT), and the University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA).

The LLT Journal is listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals. Due to the open nature of the journal, LLT readers are allowed to download, copy, distribute, print, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, as long as Language Learning & Technology is cited as the source of the content. Authors are not charged article processing charges (APC) for submitting articles or for publication of their accepted articles. Authors maintain copyright over their individual articles and should be contacted regarding any questions about republication rights.

 The LLT Journal is indexed in the Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, ISI Alerting Services, Institute for Scientific Information's (ISI) Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Linguistics Abstracts, PsycINFO, and Social Scisearch databases. Since 2007, LLT has ranked in the top 20 Linguistics journals and in the top 30 Education journals in the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports (now property of Clarivate Analytics).

ISI Journal Citation Reports® Ranking



Impact Factor

5 Year






14 out of 181

47 out of 238




8 out of 180

26 out of 235




14 out of 179

30 out of 230




13 out of 171

30 out of 224




10 out of 169

26 out of 219




12 out of 160

19 out of 216




7 out of 162

15 out of 206




8 out of 141

15 out of 177




3 out of 93

3 out of 139




11 out of 68

9 out of 113



No Data

13 out of 55

14 out of 105

The European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) classification:

ERIH classifies LLT as INT2 in the field of Pedagogical and Educational research, an international publication “with significant visibility and influence in the various research domains in different countries.”


LLT authors hold the copyright for articles published in the journal.  Permission for republication should be obtained directly from the individual author(s). Please note that no derivatives of LLT articles and no commercial use of LLT articles are allowed. LLT must be acknowledged as the original source and appropriately cited. The citation must contain author(s) name(s), title, publication date, and URI/DOI, as in the example below:

Kennedy, C., & Miceli, T. (2001). An evaluation of intermediate students’ approaches to corpus investigation. Language Learning & Technology, 5(3), 77-90. https://dx.doi.org/10125/44567

Edited by: Dorothy Chun, Editor-in-Chief; Trude Heift, Editor-in-Chief; Ivan Banov, Managing Editor.

Impact Factor

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking 2016: 8/180 (Linguistics); 26/235 (Education & Educational Research)

2015 / 2016 Research Gate Journal impact: 1.94

ISSN: 1094-3501


The contents of this publication were partially developed under a grant from the Department of Education (CFDA 84.229, P229A60012-96 and P229A6007). However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and one should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.