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ERIC Number: ED527939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 232
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5931-1723-8
Asian American Education: Acculturation, Literacy Development, and Learning. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Lee, Stacey J., Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.
IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc.
This research anthology is the fourth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and Americans as they acculturate to American schools, develop literacy, and claim their place in U.S. society, and blends the work of well established Asian American scholars with the voices of emerging researchers and examines in close detail important issues in Asian American education and socialization. Scholars and educational practitioners will find this book to be an invaluable and enlightening resource. Contents include: (1) Americanization against Academics: Racial Contexts and Lao American Youths in a New Hampshire High School (Monica Chiu); (2) Burmese Refugees' Narratives of Cultural Change (M. Gail Hickey); (3) Journey of Language: Korean Youths' Life Histories and Language Experiences (Ji-Yeon O. Jo); (4) Hmong Home-School Relations: Hmong Parents and Professionals Speak Out (Susan Matoba Adler); (5) Home Environment and Literacy Engagement: A Case Study of a Vietnamese Family in America (Guofang Li); (6) Breadth versus Depth: The Treatment of Asian Americans in U. S. History Textbooks (Connie Chan); (7) Academically at-Risk English Learners of Chinese Background: A Pilot Study (Grace Fung-Arto); (8) Dialoging Internally: Participatory Learning in a Graduate Seminar (Wen Ma); and (9) Factors Affecting Asian American College Students Choosing a Major (Tae Chang). [For related reports, see "Asian American Education: Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ED527942); "Asian American Identities, Families, and Schooling. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ED527941); "Asian and Pacific American Education: Learning, Socialization, and Identity. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ED527943); and "New Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students and Teacher Recruitment. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ED527940).] Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire