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Museus, Samuel D.; Shiroma, Kiana; Dizon, Jude Paul – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
Low rates of college success continue to be a persisting problem in the United States, particularly among Southeast Asian Americans and other populations of color. The purpose of the current inquiry was to understand how cultural community connections influence the success of Southeast Asian American college students. Qualitative methods were…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Undergraduate Students, Interviews, Qualitative Research
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Stokes, Hannah; Griner, Derek; Smith, Timothy B.; Beecher, Mark E.; Allen, G. E. Kawika; Cox, Jon; Hobbs, Klinton; Kirtley, Natalie – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2021
Limited psychological research has disaggregated the experiences of Asian American (AA) from international Asian (IA) college students seeking psychotherapy. When combined, important differences between these groups are overlooked. We examined archival data collected from AA, IA, and European American (EA) students at a large, Western, university…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, College Students, School Counseling, Asian American Students
Wong, Vivian Wu – Independent School, 2011
As a history teacher and advocate for Asian and American students, the author is concerned about what appears to be waning interest in the study of multicultural education and racial politics. In particular, as independent schools become more diverse, as international Asian student populations continue to grow, and as people become increasingly…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, United States History, Race, Private Schools
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Guglielmi, R. Sergio; Brekke, Nancy – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Math proficiency is a strong predictor of postsecondary attainment, yet cross-national comparative assessments show that U.S. students consistently score below many of their peers, especially those in East Asia. Similar math achievement disparities exist across ethnic/racial groups within the U.S., where Asian American students routinely…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Predictor Variables
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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
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Yang, KaYing – Future of Children, 2004
Although an impressive number of Americans whose ancestors are from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam ("Southeast Asian Americans") have achieved tremendous success in education, a disproportionate number have found it difficult to succeed academically. Yet their difficulties are largely invisible to policymakers, who tend to look only to the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Asian American Students
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Yoshida, Keitaro; Busby, Dean M. – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
Although intergenerational transmission processes have been studied on various aspects of family life, cross-cultural comparisons have rarely been made. In the present study, the authors examine how intergenerational transmission processes on relationship satisfaction differ between individuals with different gender and cultural identities. A…
Descriptors: Females, Structural Equation Models, Family Life, Whites
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Tang, Shirley Suet-ling; Kiang, Peter Nien-chu – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2011
In this chapter, the authors describe how a pedagogical commitment at one urban public school to support teaching and learning with Southeast Asian refugee students and their Vietnam veteran classmates two decades ago has continued to be meaningful for more recently arrived refugee students from other world regions, as well as for a diverse, new…
Descriptors: American Studies, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Foreign Countries, Asian Americans
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Nichols, Austin Lee; Edlund, John E. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2020
Although careless respondents have wreaked havoc on research for decades, the prevalence and implications of these participants has likely increased due to many new methodological techniques currently in use. Across three studies, we examined the prevalence of careless responding in participants, several means of predicting careless respondents,…
Descriptors: Response Style (Tests), Incidence, Geographic Location, Foreign Countries
Grove, Cornelius N. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020
What is the explanation for American students' comparatively mediocre academic performance? "A Mirror for Americans" finds part of it in how they are taught in primary schools. Comparisons with East Asian teaching are supplied by 50 years of research findings. Grove asks not that we copy East Asian teaching approaches, but that we use…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Asians, North Americans
Haines, Roberta M., Comp. – 1984
This handbook is for teachers to use in the classroom and as a reference source for information about Asia and Asian-Americans. The handbook uses information about geography and culture to teach skills such as almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia use. Other student exercises include: how to sequence a Chinese fairy tale and present it to the class,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Class Activities
Antonio, Abigail F.; Bacang, Bernardita G.; Rillo, Richard M.; Alieto, Ericson O.; Caspillo, Warrelen D. C. – Online Submission, 2019
This study is one of the pioneers in investigating and analyzing the orthographical conventions/norms of the outer circle Asian Englishes using one of the largest databases of English corpus, the Global Web-based English (GloWbE). This study extends the analysis of the current orthographical norms of the new varieties to their colonial parents.…
Descriptors: Language Variation, English (Second Language), Computational Linguistics, Databases
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Quintana, Stephen M. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2012
A developmental model of children's understanding of nationality (Nationality Perspective-Taking Ability or NPTA) was proposed and evaluated in this study. The NPTA model expands extant definitions and provides a theoretical foundation for the developmental progression of national identity. Children (Mean age = 9.33 years) from Latin American and…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Cultural Awareness, Children, Foreign Countries
Brese, Falk; Jung, Michael; Mirazchiyski, Plamen; Schulz, Wolfram; Zuehlke, Olaf – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2011
This document presents Supplement 1 of "The International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) 2009 International Database," which includes data for all questionnaires administered as part of the ICCS 2009 assessment. This supplement contains the international version of the ICCS 2009 questionnaires in the following seven…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Citizenship Education, Questionnaires, School Surveys
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Pan, Maoyuan; Luo, Dan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
Four financial models of massification of higher education are discussed in this essay. They are American model, Western European model, Southeast Asian and Latin American model and the transition countries model. The comparison of the four models comes to the conclusion that taking advantage of nongovernmental funding is fundamental to dealing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, College Administration, Educational Finance
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