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Pathappilil, Jessy; Bhatt, Hiral; Kabler, Brenda – Communique, 2013
Immigration trends in recent years reveal that the number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds is continuing to rise. As the proportion of culturally and linguistically diverse students in the total school population expands, the need for culturally responsive school psychology services will be increasingly magnified…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Asian Americans, Student Diversity, Barriers
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Parashar, Divya; Chan, Fong; Leierer, Stephen – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2008
Asian Indians are one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, yet little is known about their attitudes toward persons with disabilities and rehabilitation. The purpose of this study was to examine factors influencing Asian Indian students' attitudes toward people with disabilities, using a conjoint analysis design (N = 90).…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employment Level, Indians, Student Attitudes
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
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Ibrahim, Farah; Ohnishi, Hifumi; Sandhu, Daya Singh – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Proposes a framework for understanding the ethnic identity development of South Asian Americans, primarily Indian and Pakistan Americans. Cultural identity is placed in the context of the social, psychological, political, and historical background of the Indian subcontinent and the United States. Culture, gender, and worldview are examined. (RJM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies
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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Isler, Hilal Nakiboglu – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2006
The attacks of terror carried out on September 11, 2001 gave rise to waves of hate-fueled violence across the country. It has been argued that the attacks and the subsequent, current context of war have resulted in a heightened sense of American intolerance. They have led to discernable shifts in how certain minorities are perceived and treated in…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Air Transportation, Suicide, National Security
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Chai, Sheau C.; Jiang, Heng; Papas, Mia A.; Fang, Cheng-Shun; Setiloane, Kelebogile T. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The study examined the association between acculturation level, dietary nutrient intake, and psychological health of Asian students at the University of Delaware. Participants: A total of 172 students completed the study. Methods: Data were collected, using questionnaires, through Qualtrics┬«. Linear regression models were used to…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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Graf, Shruti C.; Mullis, Ronald L.; Mullis, Ann K. – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2008
The Extended Version of the Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status-II was completed by 434 high school students from the United States and India. Students were male and female between the ages of 13 and 18 years. Asian Indian adolescents were found to be more diffused, foreclosed, and in moratorium in identity formation than adolescents in the…
Descriptors: Indians, Adolescents, Age Differences, Foreign Countries
Johnson, Judith Ann, Ed.; Higgins, Michael Leo, Ed. – World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
The essays in this volume have been selected from papers presented at the 13th World Conference of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction. The first WCCI Conference held in England in 1974, was followed by conferences in Turkey, the Philippines, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, Egypt, India, Thailand, Spain, Australia, and again, the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Curriculum Development, Global Education, Government Employees
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Venkatesh, Sumathi; Weatherspoon, Lorraine J. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Dietary acculturation (adopting the eating patterns/practices of the host environment) of individuals who relocate to another country could be a risk factor for diet-related chronic diseases. A reliable and validated measure for the assessment of dietary acculturation may facilitate understanding of the relationship between dietary acculturation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Dietetics
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Skelcher, Shannon – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
The use of flipped learning as a pedagogical approach has increased in the 21st century. While there is an existing survey of literature regarding the development in American educational institutions--and fewer in an Asian context--there are some unique cultural considerations that may need to be examined regarding flipped learning's adoption and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Das, Ajit K.; Kemp, Sharon F. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Examines some of the mental health issues associated with counseling South Asian immigrants in the United States. Develops a profile of the South Asian family, examining its structure and values in relation to those of the American counseling community. Focuses on Indian families and customs. (RJM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies
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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Slaney, Robert B.; Chadha, Narender; Mobley, Michael; Kennedy, Sheila – Counseling Psychologist, 2000
Discusses two studies that explored the meaning of the construct of perfectionism in India. The first examined the relevance of a measure of the dimensions of perfectionism with 321 Hindu, Asian Indian college students. Within the second study five college students and faculty selected as potential exemplars of perfectionism were interviewed.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, College Students, Cultural Differences
Singh, Madhu, Ed.; Castro Mussot, Luz-Maria, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (NJ1), 2007
This publication contains the results of the conference "South-South Policy Dialogue on Quality Education for Adults and Young People" that took place in Mexico City in 2005. Articles were written by participants who presented their national programmes from the governmental perspective, which were reflected in the literacy policies, but…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Learning
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