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ERIC Number: ED435779
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Pages: 320
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89789-603-3
Asian-American Education: Prospects and Challenges.
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Chi, Marilyn Mei-Ying, Ed.
This book provides teachers with information about the educational needs of Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese-American children in U.S. public schools. For each group, there are two chapters: one sociocultural and one linguistic. Each documents the unique characteristics of each ethnic group and provides strategies for working with students and parents. The 14 chapters are: (1) "Sociocultural Adjustment of Chinese-American Students" (Li-Rong Lilly Cheng); (2) "Linguistic Perspectives on the Education of Chinese-American Students" (Marilyn Mei-Ying Chi); (3) "Schooling for Korean-American Students: A Sociocultural Perspective" (Clara C. Park); (4) "Linguistic Perspective on the Education of Korean-American Students" (Harold Chu); (5) "Meeting the Educational and Sociocultural Needs of Japanese Students in American Schools" (Tina Yamano Nishida); (6) "Teaching English to Native Japanese Students; From Linguistics to Pedagogy" (David Whitenack and Kunie Kikunaga); (7) "Learning in America: The Filipino-American Sociocultural Perspective" (Edmundo F. Litton); (8) "Promoting Educational Success for Filipino-American Students: A Linguistic Perspective" (Rosita G. Galang); (9) "Vietnamese-American Students: Between the Pressure To Succeed and the Pressure To Change"(Chang Hoang Chuong); (10) "English Instruction for High Achievement in the Twenty-First Century: A Vietnamese-American Perspective (Mai Dao); (11) "Hmong-American Students: Challenges and Opportunities" (Anthony T. Vang); (12) "Mong Linguistic Awareness for Classroom Teachers" (Paoze Thao); (13) "Scars of War: Educational Issues and Challenges for Cambodian-American Students" (Khatharya Um); and (14) "Linguistic Perspective on the Education of Cambodian-American Students" (Wayne E. Wright). Each chapter contains references. (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A