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Keo, Peter T.; Noguera, Pedro A. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
This study reviews empirical data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey (ACS) and academic journals to explore K-12 and higher educational outcomes pertaining to Southeast Asian American (SEAA) males. We argue that the empirical dismissal of SEAA males in social science research reinforces a longstanding agenda of structural neglect and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hmong People, Vietnamese, Cambodians
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Kolano, Lan – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
Historically, Asians have been defined by a range of negative and positive images that include the coolie, the deviant, the yellow peril, and the model minority. However, the negative images have been slowly and robustly replaced with ones that portray Asian Americans as high achievers, smart, and a model--especially when compared to other…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Traits, Self Concept, Academic Achievement
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Mikles, Natasha L.; Esaki, Brett J.; Battaglia, Lisa – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
This series of three essays by educators from Georgia, Texas, and Alabama examines teaching Asian Religions in the American South. Through reflection on individual experience, each essay offers concrete strategies for the classroom that can be utilized by fellow educators working in the American South, but can also inform pedagogy in other North…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Religious Education, Geographic Regions, Teaching Methods
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Ying, Yu-Wen; Han, Meekyung – Youth & Society, 2008
Informed by acculturation, ecological, and social capital theories, the study examined the contribution of parental acculturation, parental involvement, and intergenerational relationship to well-being in Southeast Asian American adolescents. Using data from the Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study, 491 Southeast Asian American adolescents…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Acculturation, Adolescents, Path Analysis
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Ngo, Bic – Race, Ethnicity & Education, 2006
This article explicates the diversity within the Asian American community by focusing on Southeast and South Asian American students. Focusing on these two groups is important given their recent migration (relative to other groups) and tenuous position within Asian American research, discourse, and representation. In particular, this article…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Asian American Students, Academic Achievement, Student Diversity
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Ngo, Bic; Lee, Stacey J. – Review of Educational Research, 2007
Similar to other Asian American students, Southeast Asian American students are often stereotyped by the popular press as hardworking and high-achieving model minorities. On the other hand, Southeast Asian American youth are also depicted as low-achieving high school dropouts involved in gangs. The realities of academic performance and persistence…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Academic Achievement, Educational Experience, Asian American Students
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Kaiser, Tim; Miethe, Ingrid; Piepiorka, Alexandra; Kriele, Tobias – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
Searching for development paths and suitable educational policies, postcolonial governments often turned to the experiences of other countries and sought to adapt these to their own contexts. Research on such processes has largely neglected the resulting entanglements between postcolonial and European socialist countries, and between different…
Descriptors: Educational History, Postcolonialism, Educational Policy, Social Systems
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Yang, KaYing – Future of Children, 2004
Although an impressive number of Americans whose ancestors are from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam ("Southeast Asian Americans") have achieved tremendous success in education, a disproportionate number have found it difficult to succeed academically. Yet their difficulties are largely invisible to policymakers, who tend to look only to the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Asian American Students
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Tang, Shirley Suet-ling; Kiang, Peter Nien-chu – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2011
In this chapter, the authors describe how a pedagogical commitment at one urban public school to support teaching and learning with Southeast Asian refugee students and their Vietnam veteran classmates two decades ago has continued to be meaningful for more recently arrived refugee students from other world regions, as well as for a diverse, new…
Descriptors: American Studies, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Foreign Countries, Asian Americans
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Bankston, Carl L., III; Hidalgo, Danielle Antoinette – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2006
There are similarities and differences in the concept of respect as it develops in American children and adolescents whose families came from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and the Philippines. In addition, respect has different effects on adjustment, relationships, and achievement at home and at school, depending on whether cultural groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Development, Immigrants, Cultural Differences
Maher, Jan; Selwyn, Doug – 1991
This workbook for use with third, fourth, or fifth grade elementary school students focuses on the people and cultures of four mainland countries of Southeast Asia: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. The book offers an introduction for teachers and 14 lessons. Lesson 1 helps students recall what they may already know about Southeast Asia and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian History, Cambodians, Cultural Background
Olson, Chalermsee – Illinois Libraries, 1996
Southeast Asian Studies programs arose in American higher education after World War II, creating special problems for university and research libraries. The major problems were and still are acquisition and cataloging. The Donn V. Hart Southeast Asian Collection, founded in 1963, is unique in Illinois and contains 21,000 Indonesian; 15,000 Thai;…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Asian Studies, Cataloging, Higher Education
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Nguyen, Kate; Stanley, Nile; Stanley, Laurel; Rank, Astrid; Wang, Yonghui – Reading Psychology, 2016
The study compared the perceptions of adults from four countries about storytelling. Americans (N = 153), Germans (N = 163), Chinese (N = 324), and Vietnamese (N = 356) completed a survey. Americans' scores on measures of storytelling experiences were the highest overall. Americans and Germans reported having significantly more childhood…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Story Telling, Scores, Culturally Relevant Education
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Stanley, Nile; Nguyen, Kate; Wilson, Hope; Stanley, Laurel; Rank, Astrid; Wang, Yonghui – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Numerous qualitative studies, mostly with English speaking Westerners, have shown the important role of storytelling and values in promoting resilience. However, this quantitative study helps fill the gaps in the research, by investigating the mediator effects of storytelling on values and resilience of American, German, Chinese, and Vietnamese…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Vietnamese People, Literacy Education, Individual Differences
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Hickey, Gail – Intercultural Education, 2005
This paper explores acculturative experiences and perceptions of Southeast Asian refugees residing in the Midwestern US through analysis of oral history narratives of Southeast Asian refugees representing the countries and/or cultures of Burma, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. Through this paper, I seek to add to the sparse research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Oral History, Refugees, Personal Narratives
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