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Maramba, Dina C., Ed.; Fong, Timothy P., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2020
Between 2000 and 2015 the Asian American Pacific Islander population grew from nearly 12 million to over 20 million--at 72% percent recording the fastest growth rate of any major ethnic and racial group in the US. This book, the first to focus wholly on Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Institutions (AANAPISIs) and their…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, American Indian Students
Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian American Students, Grade 10, Mathematics Achievement
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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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Nadal, Kevin L.; Pituc, Stephanie T.; Johnston, Marc P.; Esparrago, Theresa – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
Filipino Americans are one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States and the second largest Asian American/Pacific Islander ethnic group. However, there is little research focusing on the unique experiences of this group, particularly in higher education. This paper presents a qualitative exploration of the experiences of Filipino…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
Terrell, Misty – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2017
According to the National Longitudinal Transition Studies (NLTS-1 & NLTS-2) youth with disabilities lag behind their peers without disabilities in terms of indicators of a quality adult life. This is especially true for youth with disabilities who are culturally and linguistically diverse. Students who typically fall into this category…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Transitional Programs, Students with Disabilities, Student Diversity
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Yick, Alice G.; Oomen-Early, Jody – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Until recently, research studies have implied that domestic violence does not affect Asian American and immigrant communities, or even Asians abroad, because ethnicity or culture has not been addressed. In this content analysis, the authors examined trends in publications in leading scholarly journals on violence relating to Asian women and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Asian Culture, Interrater Reliability, Family Structure
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Schnackenberg, Heidi L., Ed.; Simard, Denise A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
This title is an "IGI Global Core Reference for 2019" as it is one of the best-selling reference books within the Education subject area in January 2019, providing trending and emerging research around how gender intersects with specific challenges, issues, and strategies within higher education. Edited by prominent IGI Global editors…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Community Colleges
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Corwyn, Robert F.; Bradley, Robert H. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2008
Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88), the authors investigate whether four groups of Asian Americans (Chinese, Korean, Filipino, and South East Asian) show comparable scores on variables that past studies have found to be related to academic achievement and whether these variables similarly predict academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade 8, Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Homma-True, Reiko – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1990
Addresses the problems of Asian American women and the difficulties they may encounter in psychotherapy. Suggestions for therapists and several case examples are provided. (DM)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Counseling Techniques, Cross Cultural Training, Females
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Lee, Everett S.; Rong, Xue-lan – Elementary School Journal, 1988
Describes the economic and educational achievements of Asian American immigrants to the United States. Criticizes current theories of the causes of Asian American achievement, and posits that family structure, along with middleman and niche theories of migration, may explain their success. (SKC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Economic Status, Educational Research
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Plucker, Jonathan A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1996
This article reviews the literature on identification, curriculum, and counseling of gifted Asian American students. It finds that suggestions for teaching and counseling this population are rare, and most literature addresses only identification concerns. The paper also analyzes factors influencing the intellectual, social, and emotional…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Asian American Students, Counseling Techniques
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Sue, Stanley; Okazaki, Sumie – American Psychologist, 1990
Investigates factors, including heredity and culture, contributing to exceptional Asian American academic achievement. Proposes the concept of relative functionalism, under which Asian Americans perceive and have experienced restrictions in upward mobility in occupations unrelated to education. Consequently, educational achievement assumes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Cultural Influences
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Mizokawa, Donald T.; Ryckman, David B. – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1990
The responses of 2,511 Asian American students in grades 4 to 11 in Seattle, Washington, to the Survey of Achievement Responsibility revealed distinctions among Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Southeast Asian students in attributions to effort or ability. Recommends national origin be defined in studies related to Asian…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Analysis of Variance, Asian American Students
Brandon, Paul R. – 1990
Analysis of data from the High School and Beyond (HS&B) longitudinal survey suggests that young Asian American females reach higher levels of educational attainment more quickly than young Asian American males and that these differences are most noteworthy among immigrants or the children of immigrants, Chinese Americans, and Filipino…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Chinese Americans
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Mau, Rosalind Y. – Urban Review, 1990
As a group, Asian/Pacific Americans (APAs) have more credits in high-level science and mathematics than other ethnic groups, but many APAs do not follow this "model minority" stereotype. Focuses on Asian/Pacific American females who are socialized into traditional roles and are not academically prepared for higher education. (AF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian Americans, College Admission, College Preparation
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