Alan Hirvela

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alan Hirvela plays a role.


Biliterate Asian Students' Literacy Practices in North America

Edited by Youngjoo Yi and Alan Hirvela

Special issue of Journal of Asian Pacific Communication 19:1 (2009) 180 pp.
Subjects Afro-Asiatic languages | Altaic languages | Communication Studies


This chapter discusses several studies of second language (L2) writers’ experiences using writing as a means of learning about content areas. Though some research of this kind has demonstrated success with writing to learn, collectively these studies suggest that using writing in this way is often… read more