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Museus, Samuel D. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2011
In this article, the author discusses how researchers can use mixed-methods approaches and intersectional analyses to understand college access among first-generation Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). First, he discusses the utility of mixed-methods approaches and intersectionality research in studying college access. Then, he…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Institutional Research, Pacific Islanders, Asian American Students
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Museus, Samuel D.; Liverman, Deborah – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2010
Underrepresented racial minorities (URMs) earn college degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at lower rates than do their majority peers. The term "underrepresented minority" refers to Black, Latina/o, Native American, and Southeast Asian American (Cambodian, Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese) students. Statistics…
Descriptors: Higher Education, American Indians, Academic Persistence, Outcomes of Education
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Museus, Samuel D.; Truong, Kimberly A. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2009
This article highlights the utility of disaggregating qualitative research and assessment data on Asian American college students. Given the complexity of and diversity within the Asian American population, scholars have begun to underscore the importance of disaggregating data in the empirical examination of Asian Americans, but most of those…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Cultural Differences, Data Analysis
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Teranishi, Robert T.; Behringer, Laurie B.; Grey, Emily A.; Parker, Tara L. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2009
In this article, the authors offer critical race theory (CRT) as an alternative theoretical perspective that permits the examination and transcendence of conceptual blockages, while simultaneously offering alternative perspectives on higher education policy and practice and the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) student population. The…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans
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Buenavista, Tracy Lachica; Jayakumar, Uma M.; Misa-Escalante, Kimberly – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2009
In this article, the authors offer a CRT (critical race theory) perspective of the prevailing representation of Asian Americans in higher education research and acknowledge the importance of recent studies that have begun to challenge notions of a monolithic Asian American educational experience through an examination of differences among Asian…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Filipino Americans, College Students, Critical Theory
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Kim, Josephine M. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2009
This article describes how researchers can design and use a culture-sensitive intervention model to inform and influence attitudes of various cultural groups toward seeking professional counseling services. Special emphasis is given to the implications of culture specificity in the processes of designing and conducting intervention studies with…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Cultural Relevance, Intervention