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Naseem Rodríguez, Noreen – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
Traditional narratives of U.S. history largely exclude Asian American histories, particularly at the elementary level. This qualitative case study examines how three Asian American elementary school teachers included Asian American histories in their social studies curriculum and scaffolded student understanding by sharing their own hybrid…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Elementary School Teachers, History, Minority Group Teachers
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Poon, OiYan A.; Segoshi, Megan S. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Few studies have focused on the role of Asian Americans in influencing how race is understood in affirmative action debates. However, accounting for the complicating presence of Asian Americans in the racial politics of affirmative action has become increasingly important. Informed by racial formation theory, this critical discourse analysis of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Affirmative Action, Racial Factors, Ideology
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Assalone, Amanda E.; Fann, Amy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Contrary to the model minority myth that portrays Asian Americans as academic all-stars overrepresented in elite 4-year institutions, nearly half of all Asian American college students do, in fact, attend community colleges, and many experience myriad challenges. This exploratory study utilized a qualitative analysis and investigated how model…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Asian American Students, Minority Group Students, Community Colleges
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An, Sohyun – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2016
Compared to other groups of color, Asian Americans and their perspectives have rarely been given attention in curriculum studies. This article seeks to address the gap in the literature. It uses AsianCrit, a branch of critical race theory, as a theoretical lens to analyze and explicate common patterns across various states' scripting of Asian…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, United States History, Critical Theory, Race
Garces, Liliana M.; Poon, OiYan – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2018
Over the last few years, even as the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the constitutionality of race-conscious policies in postsecondary admissions in "Fisher v. University of Texas" (2016), a new wave of attacks in the conservative agenda to dismantle affirmative action (as the policy is more commonly called) emerged. First, in 2014…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, Educational Policy, Race
Austin, Algernon – Economic Policy Institute, 2010
Nationally, Asian Americans have the lowest unemployment rate of the major racial groups. But a closer look at unemployment by educational attainment shows a more complicated picture. Asian Americans with bachelor's degrees have a higher unemployment rate than whites with comparable education, but Asian American high school dropouts are more…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Unemployment, Educational Attainment, College Graduates
Tang, Agnes C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Children's literature serves as mirrors and windows for the students we teach today. Through literature, children should be able to see their own reflections as well as the world around them. Yet despite their long history in the United States, Asian Americans have not always been represented in children's literature. This study analyzed the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Asian Americans, Reading Materials, Grade 3
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Lau, May; Markham, Christine; Lin, Hua; Flores, Glenn; Chacko, Mariam R. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2009
Dating behaviors and sexual attitudes of Asian-American youth were examined in a cross-sectional, mixed-methods study in the context of adherence to Asian values, measured by the Asian Values Scale (AVS). In all, 31 Asian-American adolescents (age 14-18 years old) from a Houston community center were interviewed regarding dating behaviors and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Sexuality, Community Centers, Dating (Social)
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Hui-Michael, Ying; Garcia, Shernaz B. – Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 2009
This qualitative study investigated five elementary classroom teachers' perceptions of, and attributions about the school performance of Asian American students. Using naturalistic inquiry, data were obtained through interviews, classroom observations, document reviews and field notes; and were analyzed using grounded theory techniques. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Stereotypes
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2013
Through generous support from the Kresge Foundation, Lumina Foundation, USA Funds, and Walmart Foundation, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research on Education (CARE) teamed up with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and three AANAPISI campus partners--City College of San Francisco,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Equal Education, Educational Research, Asian American Students
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Gasman, Marybeth, Ed.; Samayoa, Andrés Castro, Ed.; Nettles, Michael, Ed. – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
Although minority-serving institutions (MSIs) educate nearly one fifth of the nation's college students, there is to date little research on MSI's return on investment (ROI). To address this, the University of Pennsylvania and Educational Testing Service commissioned four papers focusing on the ROI for MSIs, which were presented originally in…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Hispanic American Students
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Ghazzawi, Dina; McKinney, Lyle; Horn, Catherine; Carales, Vincent; Burridge, Andrea – Journal of International Students, 2020
International students are increasingly enrolling in U.S community colleges as a starting point to their higher education. However, limited research examines the factors contributing to their successful transfer to a 4-year institution and bachelor degree attainment. Utilizing longitudinal transcript data from a large community college district in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Educational Attainment
Talbert, Christina – Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (Smithsonian Learning Lab), 2020
This post-professional development evaluation study (based on in-depth interviews) assessed the experience of ten educators who had participated one year earlier in workshops about the use of museum digital resources through the Smithsonian Learning Lab (SLL) for curricula development. The project focused on creating SLL collections to integrate…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, Learning Laboratories, Teacher Workshops, Museums
Nong, Truong Duy – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Online learning, or e-learning, has become popular and grown rapidly in the past few decades, especially in higher education. In 2007, 66% of postsecondary degree-granting institutions in the United States reported offering online education. With advances in technology and the Internet, online education has the potential to reach a diverse group…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Asian American Students, Laotians, Vietnamese
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Moilanen, Kristin L.; Raffaelli, Marcela – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
We examined support and conflict with parents and close friends in a sample of ethnically diverse young adults (European-, Asian-, Cuban-, Latin-, and Mexican Americans). College students (N = 495) completed six subscales from the Network of Relationships Inventory (NRI; Furman & Buhrmester, 1985). Friends were rated higher than parents on…
Descriptors: College Students, Mexican Americans, Conflict, Young Adults
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