ERIC Number: ED425124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep-20
Reference Count: N/A
Perspectives of Chinese American Education in the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the Chinese American Research and Development Association (CAERDA) (5th, Houston, Texas, September 20, 1997).
Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Rockville, MD.
The papers from this conference are presented in three parts. Part 1 includes the panel sessions. Section 1 of part 1, "Trends, Policies, and Resources in Education," includes the following papers: "Continuing Higher Education and the Asian-American Perspective" (L.L. Hsu); "New Directions for Education: Minister Jin Wu's Initiatives to Rebuild Taiwan's Schools" (C.J. Liu); "City of Houston's Involvement in Education, Charter Schools in Texas, Flashing Yellow Lights, School Zones, Cooperative Programs with School, and Internet Availability" (M. Wong); and "Joint Efforts for Young Leadership Training" (E.L. Yao). Section 2, "Education Reform: Approaches and Implications" includes: "Educational Reform: The Student Perspective" (L.L. Chen); "Emerging Issues and Trends in Post Secondary Education" (D.L. To); and two articles with Chinese titles by A. Huang and L.C. Chiao. Part 2 includes the symposium and focuses on "Health, Social, Psychological, and Physical Development." The papers are: "Value of Physical Activities to the Growth and Development of Children and Youth Preference of Exercise Programs" (J.J. Zhang); "The Dimensions of Health" (J. Yi); "Aspects of Health and Spirituality" (B. Gor); "Psychological Perspectives of the Chinese American Education" (G. Lin); and "Ways of Coping with Stress of Chinese Students at an U.S. University" (F.M. Law and G.J. Guo). Part 3 offers the paper sessions. Section 1 of part 3 discusses "Students, Families, and Social Context" as follows: "Who am I? Chinese, American, or Both?--Coping with the Identity Issue and Becoming a Well-Rounded Person" (T. Hu and H.T. Liu); "What are the Anxious Examinees Thinking about while Taking a Test: An Introduction Using 'Thinking Aloud' Method" (A. Lau); "General Perceptions of School and Home among Asian-American Students and Their Parents" (M.G. Lian and K.F. Poon-McBrayer); "Parental Involvement: A New Challenge to Asian-American Parents" (W. Shen); "The Internal Consistency and Factor Structure of a Translation of Chinese Student Development Task and Lifestyle Inventory" (G.J. Guo and F.M. Law); and "The Preliminary Study of 1997 Taiwan Education Longitudinal Study" (S. Chang). Section 2, "Chinese Language Pedagogy and Ethnic Culture," includes "Classroom Activities for Enhancing Effectiveness in Teaching the Chinese Language" (C. Houng); "From Theory to Practice: An Application of Theme Cycle in Chinese Language Instruction" (L. Chang, J.M. Chang, S.H.L. Lee, and D. W. Lin); "Chinese Bilingual Education in the U.S.: A Case Study" (X. Qi); "A Case Study of Chinese Literacy Development" (M.C. Wang); "SAT II. Chinese Language Test and the Proficiency Oriented Instructional Approach" (T.H. Chao); "The Emergent Need for Forging Cross-Cultural Bonds in Education" (W. Mo); and "The Influence of Traditional Ethnic Culture on Education: The Chinese Experience" (S. Yuan). Section 3, "Teaching Effectiveness and Professional Development," includes "Burnout and Coping among High School Teachers in Taiwan" (C. Hwang, C. Hwang, and R.F. Scherer); "The Integration of Literature into Language Instruction" (L.T. Hsieh); "Empowerment through Participation: Chinese American in the Teaching Force" (J. Feng); "Making Instructional Media with College Students" (T.S. Li); "Teachers' Perception of Professional Development School" (J. Klingner and Z. Zhang); and "Practice and Research on the Continuous Education of Beijing Middle School and Primary School Teachers" (B. Shao). This section also includes a paper in Chinese by W.N. Shu. (SM)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Child Health, Children, Chinese Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Acquisition, Literacy Education, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Physical Fitness, Professional Development Schools, Psychological Patterns, Second Language Instruction, Spirituality, Stress Management, Students, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Improvement, Teachers, Thinking Skills, Well Being
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Rockville, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Taiwan; Texas