NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 70 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kiang, Lisa; Witkow, Melissa R.; Champagne, Mariette C. – Developmental Psychology, 2013
Identity development is a highly salient task for adolescents, especially those from immigrant backgrounds, yet longitudinal research that tracks simultaneous change in ethnic identity and American identity over time has been limited. With a focus on 177 Asian American adolescents recruited from an emerging immigrant community, in the current…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Asian Americans
US Senate, 2017
This marks the ninth hearing that the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has convened in advance of the Higher Education Act reauthorization. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the unique challenges facing minority serving institutions (MSIs) and to learn about programs and support to help facilitate student success.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Minority Group Students
Alvarado, Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Disparities exist among Latinos in educational attainment. These disparities are magnified when comparing their access, persistence, and degree attainment to their Caucasian and Asian American counterparts. The purpose of this quantitative study is to discover the impact of cultural competence among academic advising professionals as it relates to…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Hispanic American Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Crais, Elizabeth; McComish, Cara S.; Kertcher, Emily F.; Hooper, Steve; Pretzel, Rebecca; Mendez, Lucia; Villalobos, Michelle – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2020
This study explored caregivers' perspectives on facilitators and barriers to screening, diagnosis, and identifying and accessing other services for young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); and caregivers' suggestions for improving the process. Eight focus groups with 55 caregivers were conducted. Four groups had a mix of White, African…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Disability Identification, Clinical Diagnosis
Eaddy-Busch, Margaret Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Many African American students have different learning styles than their Caucasian and Asian American counterparts. This distinction makes differentiated instruction a vital teaching strategy, as it allows teachers to tailor curriculum and teaching to meet the needs of individual students, especially those with different learning styles. This…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Mathematics, African American Students, Cognitive Style
Shepard, John – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of The Leader in Me (TLIM) program and philosophy on a highly diverse, rural elementary school in North Carolina. TLIM is a program for school-wide transformation that seeks to teach all students 21st century leadership and life skills. TLIM is based on "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Elementary School Students, Children, Rural Schools
Stuart, Reginald – CURRENTS, 2012
When the U.S. Census Bureau began releasing population reports from the 2010 count, the findings reaffirmed demographers' projections about the nation's rapidly changing racial, ethnic, and economic makeup. African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American populations grew about 30 percent since 2000 and will account for a majority of the…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Minority Groups, Donors, Alumni
Lynch, Lian – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a significant relationship between repeated test taking on the SAT and several demographic measures. These measures included ethnicity (American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Mexican/Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Ethnicity, Gender Differences, Student Financial Aid
Johnson, Lisa E. – International Journal of Social Education, 2005
It is time for a new focus in American education, a focus on intranational globalization. Inviting students to explore the multiple perspectives and life experiences of America's multicultural groups has the potential to build empathy and tolerance for the great variety of citizens who inhabit and make up our country--African Americans, Native…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Educational Technology
Bond, Sharon C. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study was designed to examine the teacher characteristics, workplace factors, and type of induction supports that contribute to the retention of secondary science and mathematics teachers. Using the sample of secondary science and mathematics teachers extracted from the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) 2007-2008 Schools and…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Work Environment, Beginning Teacher Induction, Secondary School Teachers
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
Kahn, Lance W. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The study explores the potential relationship between personality and perceptions of serendipitous influence on academic and career decision-making. The study was conducted with 107 participants who were enrolled full-time at a rural, church affiliated private college in eastern North Carolina. The participants represented an accurate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Personality, Personality Traits, College Students
Roach, Ronald – Black Issues in Higher Education, 2004
Americans know that Black and Latino children, by and large, are not reaching their full potential when it comes to learning and academic performance. But there are exceptions. The question that's being increasingly asked is how and why exceptions can become the norm. In the half century since the Brown v. Board decision, there remains a wide…
Descriptors: African American Students, Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement, Racial Differences
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability/Testing. – 1998
The North Carolina Open-Ended Assessment for grades 5 and 8 emphasizes higher-level thinking skills. Test items commonly require the integration of knowledge and skills from more than one curricular area. Beginning in 1996-97, the North Carolina Open-Ended Assessment was administered to students in grades 5 and 8 for the second time. Because it is…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Ethnic Groups
Brock, Thomas, Ed.; Slater, Doug, Ed. – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the highest unemployment that the U.S. has seen since the Great Depression, with particularly heavy job losses for Black, Hispanic, and Native American workers. In this set of studies commissioned by Lumina Foundation, the authors examine actions that states and community colleges can take to address the needs of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges, Academic Degrees, Adult Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5