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Kodama, Corinne M.; Poon, OiYan A.; Manzano, Lester J.; Sihite, Ester U. – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
This case study was focused on the establishment of the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) as a racial project reflecting students' articulations of a regional, panethnic identity in response to racism. A critical race theory lens was used to analyze interviews with 13 MAASU founders. Findings highlight the role of social context (in…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Racial Identification, Racial Bias, Critical Theory
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Kwon, Soo Ah – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2013
Drawing on existing literature and student ethnographic projects, this article examines Asian American undergraduates' overwhelming focus on individual racial identity and practices of racial segregation in their ethnographic research about the University of Illinois. The author examines how such racial segregation is described and analysed as a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Racial Segregation
Yu, Elena S. H.; And Others – 1986
This report presents a review of the condition of Asian American education in Illinois and educational and occupational problems of Asian Americans nationwide. The data on Illinois Asian Americans was collected from the public school fall enrollment and housing report, end of year report, public school bilingual census, and selected 1980 census…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Dropouts, Educational Attainment
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2008
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is considered one of the major hubs nationally for Filipino-American studies. However, the fact that its core consists of only four tenured and tenure-track faculty members illustrates a historical disparity that exists among Asian Pacific Americans at U.S. colleges. Despite the diversity in…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Asian Studies, College Programs, Public Colleges
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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
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
Even as a little girl, Dr. Nitasha Sharma aspired to become a college professor like her parents, whose careers let the family spend entire summers or longer in either her mother's native Brooklyn, New York, or her father's native India. She dreamed of long vacations as a grown-up and going home for lunch on weekdays. But during a stay in India…
Descriptors: Black Studies, Race, American Studies, Foreign Countries
Choi, Keum-Hyeong; Wynne, Martha Ellen – 1996
This study aims to understand the special needs of Asian Americans with developmental disabilities living in the Chicago (Illinois) metropolitan area. Findings are intended to help service delivery systems meet the needs of this population through culturally effective services. The study acknowledges that there are differences among Asian ethnic…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Delivery Systems
Galuszka, Peter – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
Greybull is a small high school nestled among the graybrown buttes of northwestern Wyoming. As in five other states, juniors take the ACT test, not for college entry but to see how they perform and how curriculum might be improved. Principal Mark Fritz said that they do watch the scores and do make changes in the curriculum and that Wyoming has…
Descriptors: High Schools, Teaching Skills, High School Students, African American Students
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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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Wood, J. Luke; Harris, Frank, III; Roesch, Scott C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
In recent years, scholars have focused intently on improving success rates for men of color (notably Black, Latino, Native American, and Southeast Asian men) in community colleges. To address outcome disparities, many colleges have sought to employ targeted interventions (e.g., programs, policies, and practices); however, many of these efforts are…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Males, Student Surveys
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Adams, J. Q.; Welsch, Janice R. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2009
This article presents an interview with Ronald Takaki, a prolific and respected author and a successful teacher who wrote a number of important histories that explore the cultural diversity of the United States of America, including "From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America" (1994), "Strangers from a…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, United States History, Cultural Pluralism, African American History
Nandi, Proshanta K. – 1978
This paper assesses perceptions of quality of working life of Indians, Chinese, Pakistanis, Filipinos, and Koreans, living in Springfield, Illinois. The aspects of occupational life considered in this study are perceptions of job satisfaction, relations with colleagues, opportunities for advancement, and discrimination. The data were obtained…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Decision Making, Employment Opportunities
LoCasale-Crouch, Jennifer; DeCoster, Jamie; Cabell, Sonia; Hamre, Bridget; Downer, Jason; Pianta, Robert – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2012
Over a decade ago, Bredekamp asserted (1996) that the field of early childhood education lacked a research base to document the effectiveness of approaches to producing highly skilled and effective early educators. The National Center for Research in Early Childhood Education's (NCRECE) Course and MyTeachingPartner (MTP) Coaching were developed to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Faculty Development, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship
Huntsinger, Carol S.; And Others – 1994
This study compared Chinese-American and Caucasian-American children and families in order to better understand which cultural and family characteristics, parent beliefs, and parent practices operate at the early childhood level to produce the more uniform high level of math achievement among Asian-American children. Forty second-generation…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
Altuwaijri, Anas – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Saudi educators are increasingly concerned over whether principal preparation programs in Saudi Arabia are accomplishing their goal of developing qualified leaders who are prepared to take on the tasks of school principals. Thus, Saudi researchers recommend that the school principal preparation programs undergo evaluation. This study examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications
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