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ERIC Number: EJ814780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1559-5692
Gifted or Not, Parental Perceptions Are the Same: A Study of Chinese American Parental Perceptions of Their Children's Academic Achievement and Home Environment
Yang, Wenzhong
Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, v1 n3 p217-234 Jul 2007
This study offers insight into the perceptions of a group of Chinese American parents, many of whom have children who excel at school. The results indicate that the Chinese American parents had high expectations of their children's educational success, placed high value on education and effort, tended to sacrifice for their children's education, and followed a "training" parenting style. When comparing parental perceptions between different groups (parents of gifted-talented vs. average students; fathers vs. mothers; parents of boys vs. girls; and parents of different backgrounds), no significant differences were found between groups except that parents with different occupational status differed in perceptions of their children's academic achievement. (Contains 5 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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