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Poolokasingham, Gauthamie; Spanierman, Lisa B.; Kleiman, Sela; Houshmand, Sara – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2014
The present study sought to examine South Asian Canadian undergraduate students' (N = 7) experiences with racial microaggressions at a research-intensive Canadian university. Participants ranged in age from 19-23 years and comprised various ethnic groups (e.g., Indian, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, and Tamil). Data were collected during a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Racial Bias, Undergraduate Students
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Ng, Greer Anne Wenh-In – Religious Education, 2020
This panel presentation focuses on the complex relationship between Asian/Asian Canadians and Canada's Indigenous peoples (First Nation, Meti, Innuit). In spite of many commonalities the two sets of communities share while being racialized as "visible minorities" with histories of oppression and exclusion, the former are still settlers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Immigrants, Asians
Chronicle of Higher Education, 1985
Observers in various European, South American, and Asian countries outline current general trends, issues, and prospects in higher education in those countries. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Fu-jen; Yu, Su-lin – Children's Literature in Education, 2006
Examining six texts about the traumatic experience of the internment either in Canada or the United States during World War II, we focus not only on their stylistic shift from visualization to verbalization as targeted ages of readers increase, but also on the effects, both historical and personal, social and domestic, on children of their…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Children, Childrens Literature, Literary Criticism
Gregory, Vicki Lovelady; Stauffer, Marilyn H. Karrenbrock; Keene, Thomas W., Jr. – 1999
Designed as a research aid for educators and students in high school or college, this guide gathers and organizes information about Internet and World Wide Web sources that deal with multicultural issues that are likely to be of interest to an English-speaking audience in the United States and Canada. The first chapter constitutes a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Ethnic Groups
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Haines, David W. – Amerasia Journal, 1989
Explores the lessons drawn from a comparative examination of the North American experience with Southeast Asian refugee resettlement efforts from 1975 to 1978. Reviews demographic dimensions of Southeast Asian refugee resettlement. Provides an overview of the programatic response to refugee arrivals. Assesses these responses with regard to refugee…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Economic Factors
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Samuel, Edith; Krugly-Smolska, Eva; Warren, Wendy – McGill Journal of Education, 2001
Analyzed the results of a study that examined academic achievement of adolescents in selected ethnocultural groups in Canada. Surveyed Caribbean, Chinese, East European, Latin American, South Asian, and Canadian students (n=1954). Found that adolescents in voluntary groups had higher academic performance. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Yu, Yan Han; Farmer, Anna; Mager, Diana; Willows, Noreen – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objective: To document the sodium intake and food sources of sodium of Canadian-born Chinese (CBC) and Asian-born Chinese (ABC) individuals at a Canadian university campus. Participants: Healthy adults aged 18-58 years originating from Canada, China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan were recruited from the University of Alberta (n = 40 CBC, n = 41 ABC)…
Descriptors: Asians, North Americans, Food, Eating Habits
Baumgaertner, William L., Ed. – 1987
Information on U.S. and Canadian theological schools for 1986-1987 and previous year trends is presented in narrative and statistical form. Contents include: enrollment trends, 1969-1986; enrollment and graduation of women and minority group students (Blacks, Hispanics, Pacific/Asian Americans); enrollment by individual degree programs; enrollment…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Administrators, Church Related Colleges, College Faculty
Murphy Odo, Dennis; D'Silva, Reginald; Gunderson, Lee – Canadian Journal of Education, 2012
Post-secondary education has increased in importance as the world's economies become more knowledge-based. Employment trends suggest that a high school diploma may be insufficient in some jurisdictions to meet the skills and demands of the 21st century workplace (HRSDC, 1998). In addition, immigration trends are resulting in more ethnic and…
Descriptors: Asians, High School Students, Eligibility, Cultural Influences
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Gary, Nancy E., Ed.; Boelen, Charles, Ed.; Gastel, Barbara, Ed.; Ayers, William, Ed. – Academic Medicine, 1999
Proceedings of the conference on improving the social responsiveness of medical schools include papers on the role of medical schools in relation to societal needs, the missions of medical schools (from North American, European, African, and Asian perspectives), measuring social responsiveness (perspective of the United Kingdom, standard-setting,…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, College Role, Conference Proceedings
Quigley, Martyn, Ed. – 1994
These proceedings contain papers from the 1994 annual meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group. Papers are divided into the following sections: (1) invited lectures; (2) working groups; (3) topic groups; (4) ad hoc groups; and (5) reports on ICMI (International Committee on Mathematical Instruction) studies. Papers include: (1)…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Cultural Context, Educational Change
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Rappleye, Jeremy; Komatsu, Hikaru – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
Herein we examine the dominant image of East Asian schools as marked by a darker side of widespread bullying, leading to high rates of youth suicide. First outlining the substantial literature on bullying in the English language, we turn to show how -- paradoxically -- the rates of bullying and suicide are no higher, or in nearly all cases, lower…
Descriptors: Bullying, Suicide, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1980
Developments pertinent to women's rights and women's studies at colleges and universities are reported. The following areas are covered: the status of women's college sports programs and alleged sex discrimination involving college faculty and school organizations; the impact of litigation in promoting equity for women; approaches for handling…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Students, Court Litigation, Employed Women
International Council for Educational Development, New York, NY. – 1971
This publication lists area programs of study in international education at United States colleges and universities. Inclusiveness over selectivity has been favored; simple faculty review committees are included, as well as full area studies programs offering graduate and undergraduate programs. Part I of the directory is a listing by state,…
Descriptors: Area Studies, College Programs, Cross Cultural Studies, Directories
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