ERIC Number: ED527940
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 0
New Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students and Teacher Recruitment. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.
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This research anthology is the fifth 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 examines the patterns of Asian parents' involvement in the education of their children, as well as the direct and indirect effects on children's academic achievement; Asian American children's literacy development and learning strategies; Asian American teachers' motivation to enter teaching profession, and strategies to recruit and retain them; the "model minority stereotype" of Asian American students and their socio-emotional development; campus climate and perceived racism toward Asian American college students, etc. This series 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, parental involvement, and teacher recruitment. Scholars and educational practitioners will find this book to be an invaluable and enlightening resource. Contents include: (1) Perceptions of Asian Immigrant Families of Children with Disabilities toward Parental Involvement (Lusa Lo); (2) The Process of Asian American Parental Involvement and Its Relationship to Students' Academic Achievement (Julie T. Nguyen, Sukkyung You, and Hsiu-Zu Ho); (3) Asian American Students' Second Language Literacy Development in Engaging Literacy Events (Deoksoon Kim); (4) Understanding English Language Learners' Self-Regulated Learning Strategies: Case Studies of Chinese Children (Chuang Wang, Lan Hue Quach, and Joan Rolston); (5) Identity Conflicts and Negotiations of Chinese English-as-a New Language Children (Xiaoning Chen); (6) Korean Americans in the Teaching Profession, Charles Park. Addressing the Shortage of Asian Bilingual Teachers: A Case Study (Clara C. Park); (7) Behind the "Model Minority" Mask: A Cultural Ecological Perspective on a Vietnamese Youth (Guofang Li); and (8) Looking Beyond the Numbers: Asian American College Students' Perceptions of Campus Climate (Sharon S. Lee, Matthew R. Lee, Teresa A. Mok, and David W. Chih). [For related reports, see "Asian American Education: Acculturation, Literacy Development, and Learning. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ED527939); "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); and "Asian and Pacific American Education: Learning, Socialization, and Identity. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ED527943).]
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Parents, Parent Student Relationship, Asian American Students, Immigrants, Disabilities, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Second Language Learning, Literacy, English (Second Language), Learning Strategies, Case Studies, Chinese Americans, Conflict, Identification, Dialects, Children, Korean Americans, Teacher Shortage, Bilingual Teachers, Vietnamese People, Ethnic Stereotypes, College Students, Student Attitudes, College Environment, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Recruitment
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