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Qureshi, Mariam – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This research study examined the general question "What do Asian American parents believe to be important characteristics of an effective elementary teacher?" In order to investigate this question, the researcher used a qualitative research design employing a semi-structured interview which probed into the personal perceptions voiced by…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Students
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Lee, Hee Yun; Kwon, Melissa; Vang, Suzanne; DeWolfe, Jessica; Kim, Nam Keol; Lee, Do Kyung; Yeung, Miriam – Journal of American College Health, 2015
Purpose: Low rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among young Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women need to be addressed, particularly given the high incidence of cervical cancer in this population. The current study aims to investigate predictors of HPV vaccination in young AAPI and non-Latina white (NLW) women. Methods: A…
Descriptors: Cancer, Immunization Programs, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders
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Zhou, Xiang; Lee, Richard M.; Syed, Moin – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The goal of this longitudinal study was to examine the trajectories of ethnic identity exploration and commitment in 538 ethnic-racial minority students during their first 2 years of college. Multilevel modeling analyses demonstrated ethnic identity development continued as students transitioned to college. Specifically, ethnic identity…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Minority Group Students, Individual Development, Longitudinal Studies
Katsiaficas, Caitlin; Park, Maki – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
About one in five Minnesota children under age 8 has a parent who speaks a language other than English at home. These Dual Language Learners (DLLs), who numbered 136,000 in 2011-15, come from a wide array of national, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds--a reflection of Minnesota's sizeable refugee communities from East Africa and Southeast Asia…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Refugees, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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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
Hermida, Alex; Kelly, Leah – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2018
In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature enacted a state postsecondary educational attainment goal that 70% of Minnesota adults (age 25 to 44) will have attained a postsecondary certificate or degree by 2025 ("Minn. Laws 2015 Chapter 69 Article 3 Sec. 6"). Most importantly, the law also sets 30% and 50% educational attainment benchmarks for…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Racial Distribution, Ethnicity
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Tarone, Elaine; And Others – Journal of Second Language Writing, 1993
A study of Southeast Asian-American immigrants showed that English writing skills for mainstreamed students were the same at the eighth-, tenth-, and twelfth-grade levels and were the same as nonnative university students. Results suggest that age on arrival was a more important factor than number of years in United States and grade at entry. (21…
Descriptors: Age, Asian American Students, College Students, English (Second Language)
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. – 1995
This directory lists primarily not-for-profit organizations, associations, and mutual assistance groups in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota) that are by, for, and about Asian Americans. It does not include state offices, religious organizations, or student groups among its 116 entries. Each entry includes the organization's…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Community Organizations, Community Programs, Cultural Awareness
Sharpe, Michael N. – 1998
This document is the report of one phase of a Minnesota study to examine the problem of disproportionate representation in special education of African American, American Indian, Latino, and Asian American students. Phase 3 of the study focused on factors which have led to the underrepresentation, rather than overrepresentation of Asian American…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian American Students, Cultural Differences, Disabilities
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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
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Sieben, Andrew; Lust, Katherine; Crose, Ainslee; Renner, Lynette M.; Nguyen, Ruby H. N. – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) may be detrimental to health, yet are understudied in Asians/Pacific Islanders (API). We described the prevalence of individual ACEs among API college students compared to White college students. Participants: College students (n = 8,472) from 17 Minnesota postsecondary institutions completed the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, White Students, Racial Differences
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Saewyc, Elizabeth M.; Pettingell, Sandra; Magee, Lara L. – Journal of School Nursing, 2003
Sexual abuse is a profound stressor that complicates the development and health of adolescents, yet its prevalence has been difficult to estimate among adolescents in school populations. This study explored the prevalence of both incest and nonfamily abuse in 2 cohorts of adolescents in Minnesota in the 1990s (1992: N = 77,374; 1998: N = 81,247).…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Females, Incidence, School Nurses
Guyton, Soyini; And Others – 1989
The chapters in this annotated bibliography list resources available to educators for an inclusive, multicultural approach to arts education. The first four chapters are limited to the four most-prevalent ethnic minority groups in Minnesota: (1) African American Resources; (2) Asian American Resources; (3) Hispanic American Resources; (4) Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Art Education, Asian Americans, Audiovisual Aids
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Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. – 1997
This directory lists more than 700 not-for-profit associations, organizations, and mutual assistance and fraternal groups of color in the state of Minnesota. Organizations listed are controlled by people of color or serve one or more communities of color. The directory includes religious organizations and tribal governments, but not for-profit…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Cultural Awareness
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