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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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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
Newsweek, 1984
Reviews achievements of Asian Americans in higher education, the importance of family in the drive to succeed, attitudes toward education, Asian American predominance in technical fields, and some stereotypes about Asian Americans. Also discusses comparative studies of Asian and American newborns and Asian and American childrearing. (CMG)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Asian Americans, Career Choice
Cummings, Alexandra – Online Submission, 2008
Traditional Chinese proverbs such as: "The sea of learning knows no bounds; only through diligence may its shore be reached" and "If you don't succeed, try again." (p. 296) illustrate that educational success in the Asian culture is viewed as the result of a single notion--"hard work". This paper will examine how this…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Educational Objectives, Memorization, Educational Environment
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Ma, Vania J.; Ma, Xin – International Journal of STEM Education, 2014
Background: As an effort to account for disparities in mathematics performance between American and East Asian middle school students, the present research aims to compare the relationship between learning styles (competitive and cooperative) and mathematics performance among middle school students between the USA and the three top-performing East…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement
Suh, Yonghee; Hinton, KaaVonia; Marken, James; Lee, Guang-Lea – Multicultural Education, 2011
Teacher educators are pivotal in the effort to prepare teachers to teach in culturally responsive ways (Vescio, et al., 2006). In subject areas such as social studies and English, multicultural literature is viewed as a prime resource for creating a culturally inclusive curriculum. Yet, effective inclusion of these texts--many of which are filled…
Descriptors: Literature, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Chuansheng; Stevenson, Harold W. – Child Development, 1995
Examined academic achievement under a cultural motivational framework. Asian American students' performance in mathematics was found to be between that of Chinese and Japanese students and that of Caucasian Americans. Suggests that academic achievement reflects a cultural heritage that emphasizes education and the ability of all persons to benefit…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Comparative Analysis
Chiang, Linda H. – 2000
This study examined the unique learning styles of Asian-American students, noting different Asian immigrants' backgrounds and relating Asian cultures to children's learning. Data came from a literature review; interviews with 19 families from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan who had a total of 33 children ages 6-21 years; and home and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Imada, Toshie; Carlson, Stephanie M.; Itakura, Shoji – Developmental Science, 2013
Accumulating evidence suggests that North Americans tend to focus on central objects whereas East Asians tend to pay more attention to contextual information in a visual scene. Although it is generally believed that such culturally divergent attention tendencies develop through socialization, existing evidence largely depends on adult samples.…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Context Effect, Early Childhood Education, Evidence
Pikcunas, Diane D. – 1986
A study was made of early childhood practices among Asian populations to meet the information needs of public school in the United States which serve students ethnically Asian. The focus of the report is on the demographic nature of the Asian population, the cultural characteristics of the most frequent subgroups of Asian-Americans, and the impact…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Child Rearing, Chinese Americans, Cultural Influences
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Gordon, June A. – Ethnography and Education, 2009
Practices and policies of Japanese schooling for immigrant and marginalised students are examined through the lens of a primary school which serves one of the largest foreign student populations in Japan. Student families include Southeast Asian refugees, South American immigrants of Japanese descent, recent and longstanding Chinese and Koreans,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Refugees, Immigrants
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Zemba, Yuriko; Young, Maia J.; Morris, Michael W. – Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2006
The current research investigates whether observers blame leaders for organizational accidents even when these managers are known to be causally uninvolved. Past research finds that the public blames managers for organizational harm if the managers are perceived to have personally played a causal role. The present research argues that East Asian…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Social Psychology, Influences
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Lo, Suzanne; Lee, Ginny – Emergency Librarian, 1993
Includes materials selection guidelines and a bibliography for a core collection of books containing appropriate Asian and Asian-American images for school library resource centers. The bibliography lists 80 children's books, arranged by age group and by 11 nationalities. The majority of the books reflect Chinese and Japanese cultures. (KRN)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Asian Americans, Books, Childrens Literature
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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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Lee, Jaekyung; Liu, Keqiao; Wu, Yin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
This study examines international brain race for world-class universities as measured by the QS World University Rankings (QS) and the Academic Ranking of World Universities, particularly in the context of Asian nations' institutional competition and benchmarking against American counterparts. Applying mixed methods with statistical analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Reputation, Achievement Rating
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