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Pong, Suet-ling; Johnston, Jamie; Chen, Vivien – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
Our study re-examines the relationship between parenting and school performance among Asian students. We use two sources of data: wave I of the Adolescent Health Longitudinal Survey (Add Health), and waves I and II of the Taiwan Educational Panel Survey (TEPS). Analysis using Add Health reveals that the Asian-American/European-American difference…
Descriptors: Asians, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Chen, Meiren; Bang, Hyeyoung – Journal of International Students, 2020
In this study we used grounded theory framework to explore how preparation for studying abroad affects the academic success of East Asian undergraduate students in U.S. universities. Based on interviews with 12 participants from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan, we found that knowledge of English language and American culture, which is…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
Cross, Tracy L., Ed.; Coleman, Laurence J., Ed.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl, Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
The field associated with educating students with gifts and talents has grappled for years with issues associated with locating and appropriately serving diverse students. As our schools have become more diverse, educators have struggled to effectively deal with the diversity of student backgrounds. Consequently, diversity among the gifted child…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Asian American Students, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
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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Chen, Eva E.; Corriveau, Kathleen H.; Harris, Paul L. – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2016
To adult humans, the task of forming an impression of another social being seems effortless and even obligatory. In 2 experiments, we offer the first systematic cross-cultural examination of impression formation in European American and East Asian preschool children. Children across both cultures easily inferred basic personality traits, such as…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Whites, Asians, Preschool Children
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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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
Bracey, Gerald W. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1998
Presents tables showing that the variability among states for results of the 1992 International Assessment of Educational Progress and National Assessment of Educational Progress is as great as that among countries. Also, Asian-American students score higher than any other students in the world. First- and second-ranked states are listed for math…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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
Bloch, Marianne N., Ed.; Kennedy, Devorah, Ed.; Lightfoot, Theodora, Ed.; Weyenberg, Dar, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
In this collection, the contributors look at the current spread of universalizing discourses concerning young children across the globe, examining the way these discourses, which purport to describe everyone in a scientific and neutral way, actually create mechanisms through which children are divided and excluded. The contributors to this book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Theories, Young Children, Jews
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Vazsonyi, Alexander T.; Chen, Pan; Jenkins, Dusty D.; Burcu, Esra; Torrente, Ginesa; Sheu, Chuen-Jim – Developmental Psychology, 2010
Jessor (2008) has recently called attention to "description" versus "explanation" in cross-cultural and cross-national comparative scholarship on adolescent development, particularly, the etiology of adolescent problem behaviors. In the current study, we were interested in testing to what extent problem behavior theory…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Behavior Theories, Adolescents, Etiology
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Shen, Ce – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2005
Using multivariate discriminant analysis and the data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1999, this paper made 5 individual comparisons between the U.S. middle school system and 5 Asian middle school systems, which have typically been top ranked in mathematics and science achievement scores. The discriminant…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Foreign Countries, Scores, Student Attitudes
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Rappleye, Jeremy; Komatsu, Hikaru – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
East Asian dominance in international large-scale assessments is widely known. This is often explained as an outcome of highly competitive, exam-oriented education systems in East Asia, wherein students partake in a fierce competition for limited college entrance. Although achievement scores may be comparatively higher, the argument goes, the…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Cross Cultural Studies, Competition, High Stakes Tests
Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Rockville, MD. – 1997
The papers from this conference are presented in three parts. Part 1 includes the panel sessions. Section 1 of part 1, "Trends, Policies, and Resources in Education," includes the following papers: "Continuing Higher Education and the Asian-American Perspective" (L.L. Hsu); "New Directions for Education: Minister Jin Wu's…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Child Health, Children
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Rappleye, Jeremy; Komatsu, Hikaru – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
Herein we examine the dominant image of East Asian schools as marked by a darker side of widespread bullying, leading to high rates of youth suicide. First outlining the substantial literature on bullying in the English language, we turn to show how -- paradoxically -- the rates of bullying and suicide are no higher, or in nearly all cases, lower…
Descriptors: Bullying, Suicide, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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