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Holloway-Friesen, Holly – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
This study examined the contribution of culture and religiosity to sense of belonging for 203 Asian American graduate university students. Religious commitment, religious struggle, and cultural congruity predicted 29% of the variance in students' sense of belonging. Supporting the hypothesis, students who felt more ethnically affirmed at their…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Graduate Students, Religious Factors, Religion
Blagg, Kristin – Urban Institute, 2018
Master's degree programs have changed dramatically in the past decade. Roughly 785,000 master's degrees were awarded in 2015-16, at a rate of about two master's degrees awarded for every five bachelor's degrees (appendix figure 1). Journalists have touted the master's degree as "the new bachelor's degree"for young workers who want to…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, Masters Programs, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends
Nguyen, Nhu – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Prior studies on student engagement in U.S. higher education focused mainly on the experiences of Black and White students (Meyer, 2014). Southeast Asian American students also face challenges regarding engagement on campus. Due to the influence of the Model Minority Myth, which leads faculty and administration to believe that Southeast Asian…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Vietnamese People, Student Needs, Racial Identification
Moore, Raeal; Vitale, Dan – ACT, Inc., 2018
This paper is one of a series of reports on students' access to technology. Access to technology is essential to educational success as well as workforce and community development. However, geographical, income-based, and racial/ethnic disparities in technology access persist. This "digital divide"--the gap between people who have…
Descriptors: High School Students, Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Disadvantaged
Garces, Liliana M.; Poon, OiYan – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2018
Over the last few years, even as the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the constitutionality of race-conscious policies in postsecondary admissions in "Fisher v. University of Texas" (2016), a new wave of attacks in the conservative agenda to dismantle affirmative action (as the policy is more commonly called) emerged. First, in 2014…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, Educational Policy, Race
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Vang, Melissa; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Enterprise, 2018
There is currently a dearth of literature on Asia Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in post-secondary education. Given this, there is a need for research to counter the stereotypes that cast an invisible barrier to the experiences of this population in higher education. This is particularly true for AAPI men in community college. The purpose…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Stereotypes, Asian American Students
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Tai, Robert H.; Kong, Xiaoqing; Mitchell, Claire E.; Dabney, Katherine P.; Read, Daniel M.; Jeffe, Donna B.; Andriole, Dorothy A.; Wathington, Heather D. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Do summer laboratory research apprenticeships during high school have an impact on entry into MD/PhD programs? Apart from the nearly decade-long span of time between high school and matriculation into an MD/PhD program, young people have many life-shaping experiences that presumably impact their education and career trajectories. This quantitative…
Descriptors: High School Students, Apprenticeships, Summer Science Programs, Science Laboratories
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Assalone, Amanda E.; Fann, Amy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Contrary to the model minority myth that portrays Asian Americans as academic all-stars overrepresented in elite 4-year institutions, nearly half of all Asian American college students do, in fact, attend community colleges, and many experience myriad challenges. This exploratory study utilized a qualitative analysis and investigated how model…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Asian American Students, Minority Group Students, Community Colleges
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Masuda, Akihiko; Goodnight, Bradly L.; Ng, Stacey Y.; Ward Schaefer, L.; Tully, Erin C.; Chan, Wing Yi; Drake, Chad E. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2017
Help-seeking stigma is considered a major obstacle to seeking professional psychological services in Asian American college women. Informed in part by objectification theory and the psychological flexibility model of behavior change, the present cross-sectional study examines the role of disordered eating cognition and psychological inflexibility…
Descriptors: College Students, Asian American Students, Females, Help Seeking
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Blankenberger, Bob; Lichtenberger, Eric; Witt, M. Allison; Franklin, Doug – Education and Urban Society, 2017
Illinois education policymakers have adopted the completion agenda that emphasizes increasing postsecondary credential attainment. Meeting completion agenda goals necessitates addressing the achievement gap. To aid in developing policy to support improved completion, this study analyzes a comprehensive statewide dataset of the 2003 Illinois high…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Postsecondary Education, Achievement Gap, Graduation
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Ashlee, Aeriel A.; Zamora, Bianca; Karikari, Shamika N. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
This critical collaborative autoethnography examines how three "womxn" of color (Asian American, Latina, and African American) graduate students experience and resist intersectional racism and sexism in higher education. The authors reflect on their individual journeys to "wokeness" and share their collective process of…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Females, Graduate Students
Poon, OiYan A. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2017
Opponents of affirmative action in the Fisher Supreme Court case claim that race-conscious admissions policies discriminate against Asian American applicants and impose a "higher bar" in college admissions than for other students. In their amicus brief supporting the plaintiff in the Fisher case, 80-20 states that, "Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Freshmen, College Admission, Affirmative Action
Doyle, William – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2017
The majority of Southern states performed below the national average and the average of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries in terms of the percent of young adults in 2015 who attained an associate degree or higher. This regional profile presents a synthesis of trends in the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Higher Education, Paying for College, Young Adults
Hinz, Serena; Warkentien, Siri; Hong, Yihua – Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2017
This report examines differences in enrollment, departure, and completion at postsecondary, subbaccalaureate career and technical education (CTE) programs among a nationally representative sample of students who first entered postsecondary education in academic year 2011-12. Logistic regression results show that female, Hispanic, Pell…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Vocational Education, Demography, Enrollment
Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2017
This report provides information on retention, graduation, and transfer rates for students entering Maryland community colleges as first-time, full-time students between 1994 and 2014. This edition includes data about student outcomes two, three, and four years after matriculation. The first section of this report contains analysis of student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, Transfer Rates (College)
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