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Patterson, Wayne; Kim, Hyung-chan – 1992
The immigration of Koreans to the United States is traced from 1903, and the contributions Korean Americans have made to the United States are identified in this book which is part of a series for children. The number of Korean immigrants, small for many years, increased dramatically with the easing of government restrictions in the 1960s, until,…
Descriptors: Achievement, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences
Emery, Lynne – 1984
Despite exclusion from the mainstream of society in the late 1800s and the early part of this century, Chinese American youth in the Los Angeles (California) area adopted the sports of this country. Chinese American baseball and basketball teams competed with each other and with teams from the Japanese American community. Football was also played…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Baseball, Basketball
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Office of Technology Assessment. – 1987
Many believe that throughout history, science and technology have been major factors in shaping American society and the way of life. By changing the ways in which one interacts with another, science and technoiogy may affect the way one defines the general welfare, the way in which one views the realm of government, and the nature of the rights…
Descriptors: College Science, Governance, Government Role, Governmental Structure
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Cox, Richard J. – Libraries & Culture, 2000
Reviews some of the highlights of American archival history research, especially the growing interest in cultural and public history. Discusses the multidisciplinary nature of archive research, the impact of technology, and the re-emergence of records and record-keeping systems as a core area for study. (Contains 54 references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Archives, Cultural Influences, Interdisciplinary Approach, Library History
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Johnson, Troy; Nagel, Joane – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 1994
Describes circumstances that set the stage for the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island by American Indians, including federal relocation of thousands of reservation Indians to urban areas, national civil rights and antiwar movements, and growth of urban Indian and Indian college student organizations. Briefly traces events of the occupation. Lists…
Descriptors: Activism, American Indian History, Civil Disobedience, College Students
Ratcliffe, Ella B. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1939
An edition of the bulletin on accredited institutions of higher education has been published at approximately four-year intervals since the first issue in 1917, the last being published in 1934. It is used by university and college officers in evaluating transfer credits, by State departments of education in checking teachers' credentials, by high…
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Professional Education, Two Year Colleges
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Ostwalt, Conrad; Pollitt, Phoebe – Appalachian Journal, 1993
Traces the establishment of the Salem School and Orphanage for African Americans in Elk Park, North Carolina in the late nineteenth century, when mission work on behalf of African Americans in Appalachia was rare. The school was started by Emily Prudden and run by White Mennonite missionaries who faced threats and racism from the surrounding…
Descriptors: Black Education, Blacks, Community Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism
Amado, Melissa – 1988
Hispanic business ownership has existed in Tucson, Arizona since before 1854, when legislation allowed the federal government to acquire the city and surrounding territory. Ranching and agriculture were primary sources of income for early Hispanic settlers but they also were able to diversify into other economic sectors. As Hispanics became…
Descriptors: Business, Employment Patterns, Entrepreneurship, Ethnic Studies
Thuy, Vuong G. – 1979
This paper examines various aspects of Indochinese immigration and resettlement patterns and problems with respect to the ethnic, cultural, and educational characteristics of refugees, and the effects of Federal, State, and local assistance programs. Highlighted among the problems are the high concentrations of refugees in urban areas, their…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Demography
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin informs teachers about opportunities to teach overseas under the Educational Exchange program, conducted by the Department of State. These include teacher interchange matchings, one-way teaching assignments for American and foreign teachers here and abroad, and summer seminars for teachers of modern foreign languages, the classics,…
Descriptors: Seminars, International Educational Exchange, Teacher Exchange Programs, Employment Opportunities
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin informs teachers about opportunities to teach overseas under the Educational Exchange Program, conducted by the Department of State. These include teacher interchange matchings, one-way teaching assignments for American and foreign teachers here and abroad, and summer seminars for teachers of modern foreign languages, the classics,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, College Faculty, Teacher Exchange Programs
Rambusch, Nancy McCormick – 1992
Maria Montessori's child-centered teaching method came to the United States in 1913 and became linked with an approach to progressive education and child rearing which many Americans considered permissive. During the post-World War II years, advocates of Montessori's method combined this permissive mode with elements of an authoritarian mode to…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Classroom Environment, Discovery Learning, Early Childhood Education
Cook, Katherine M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1939
Americans are justly proud of the Panama Canal, the first and the most significant of our larger ventures as a Nation in commercial engineering. Two successful means of trans-Isthmian travel are now in operation--one by rail, established with the completion of the Panama Railroad, and one by water with the completion of the Canal. The community is…
Descriptors: Transportation, Public Education, Engineering, Educational History
Bratton, Barry – 1984
This chapter considers the need for professional certification of instructional developers and describes the work of various organizations in this area. The differences between certification, accreditation, and licensure are examined, and the certification efforts of the Division of Instructional Development (DID) of the Association for…
Descriptors: Certification, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Professional Associations
Soberano, Rawlein G. – 1980
This paper reports on a historico-sociological study describing the current situation of Vietnamese refugees who settled in the New Orleans, Louisiana, area between 1975 and 1980. The paper begins with a historical background section which presents information about the fall of the South Vietnamese government in 1975, the resulting influx of…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Attitudes, Government Role
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