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Wang, Cixin; Liu, Jia Li; Havewala, Mazneen; Zhu, Qianyu; Do, Kieu Anh; Shao, Xiaoping – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Compared to their school peers, Asian American youth report more internalizing symptoms, peer victimization, and higher rates of suicide, yet they underutilize mental health services at school. This study investigated the feasibility and effectiveness of a culturally responsive parent training program called Parent-Child Connect for Asian American…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Asian American Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Parent Education
McKillip, Mary E. M.; Mackey, Philip E. – College Board, 2013
This report shows college enrollment and graduation trends among Asian American SAT® takers who finished high school in 2004 and 2010 by student characteristics, including aspirations, self-perceived ability, and academic achievements. In every case, students in the top categories (high aspirations, high-perceived ability, high-assessed ability)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Success, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
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Lee, Jee Hyang; Heo, Nanseol; Lu, Junfei; Portman, Tarrell Awe Agahe – ADULTSPAN Journal, 2013
Awareness of aging issues across diverse populations begins the journey toward counselors becoming culturally competent across client life spans. Understanding the life-span experiences of cultural groups is important for helping professionals. The purpose of this research was to gain insight into the qualitative experiences of Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews, Acculturation
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Sy, Thomas; Shore, Lynn M.; Strauss, Judy; Shore, Ted H.; Tram, Susanna; Whiteley, Paul; Ikeda-Muromachi, Kristine – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2010
On the basis of the connectionist model of leadership, we examined perceptions of leadership as a function of the contextual factors of race (Asian American, Caucasian American) and occupation (engineering, sales) in 3 experiments (1 student sample and 2 industry samples). Race and occupation exhibited differential effects for within- and…
Descriptors: Industry, Economically Disadvantaged, Whites, Asian Americans
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Stark-Rose, Rose M.; Livingston-Sacin, Tina M.; Merchant, Niloufer; Finley, Amanda C. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2012
A 25-year content analysis was conducted of published group work articles that focused on 5 racial groups (African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Latino/a, Native American, and Intercultural group). Articles were included if they described an intervention or conceptual model with 1 of the racial groups. The analysis revealed 15 content…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Race, American Indians, Asian Americans
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Pong, Suet-ling; Johnston, Jamie; Chen, Vivien – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
Our study re-examines the relationship between parenting and school performance among Asian students. We use two sources of data: wave I of the Adolescent Health Longitudinal Survey (Add Health), and waves I and II of the Taiwan Educational Panel Survey (TEPS). Analysis using Add Health reveals that the Asian-American/European-American difference…
Descriptors: Asians, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Ishimaru, Ann M.; Lott, Joe, II; Torres, Kathryn E.; O'Reilly-Diaz, Karen – Teachers College Record, 2019
Context: An emerging body of research has begun to re-envision how nondominant families and communities might become powerful actors in equity-based educational change when issues of power, race, culture, language, and class are integrated into family engagement efforts. Beyond the commitment to more equitable engagement, the field offers little…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent Education, Cultural Differences
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Chuang, Szu-Fang – International Journal of Training and Development, 2012
Globalization and technology advancement are creating more biculturalism at workplaces and learning settings. However, little is known about acculturation experience and its influence on a person's cultural values and learning preference. The research reported in this study investigates the impact of acculturation experiences upon the relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Asian Americans, Cognitive Style
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Goodwin, A. Lin, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2005
This research anthology is the third 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 explains the lived experiences of Asian and…
Descriptors: Community Development, Cognitive Style, Ethnicity, Race
Nong, Truong Duy – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Online learning, or e-learning, has become popular and grown rapidly in the past few decades, especially in higher education. In 2007, 66% of postsecondary degree-granting institutions in the United States reported offering online education. With advances in technology and the Internet, online education has the potential to reach a diverse group…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Asian American Students, Laotians, Vietnamese
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2007
Asian-American performers were few and far between when Dr. Oliver Wang was growing up in the 1970s and '80s. Looking back, Dr. Wang, an assistant professor in sociology at California State University-Long Beach, says the lack of artists may have been the result of a lack of role models, since Asian immigrants did not begin to arrive in the United…
Descriptors: Role Models, Visual Arts, Classical Music, Artists
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Kim, Heejung S.; Sherman, David K.; Taylor, Shelley E. – American Psychologist, 2009
Responds to R. E. Erard's comments on the current authors' original article which reviewed a number of studies that identified cultural differences in the use and effect of different types of social support among Asians and Asian Americans and European Americans. Essentially, in his comment, Erard denied the validity of research examining cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Social Support Groups, Psychological Studies, Research Problems
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Qian, Zhenchao; Lichter, Daniel T. – American Sociological Review, 2007
Interracial/interethnic marriage in America is a barometer of racial/ethnic relations and intergroup social distance. Using data from the 5-percent Public Use Microdata Sample of the 1990 and 2000 censuses, we interpret trends in intermarriage in light of new assimilation theory, recent changes in racial classification, and rapid demographic…
Descriptors: Marriage, Racial Differences, Incidence, Immigrants
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2020
Rising employer demand for skilled workers has driven efforts to better align occupational training programs to industry needs. Yet, even as the demand for skilled workers increases, less than half of students who enter occupational training programs receive a credential within six years. Community colleges are working to find faster and more…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Integrated Curriculum
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Nelson, Larry J.; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Christensen, Katherine J.; Evans, Cortney A.; Carroll, Jason S. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2011
The changing nature of the transition to adulthood in western societies, such as the United States, may be extending the length of time parents are engaged in "parenting" activities. However, little is known about different approaches parents take in their interactions with their emerging-adult children. Hence, this study attempted to…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Multivariate Analysis
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