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City Univ. of New York, NY. City Coll. Dept. of Asian Studies. – 1978
In this report, the activities of a conference on Asian Americans and Asians in America are summarized and papers presented are reprinted. Topics considered in the papers include education, employment, affirmative action, identity, pluralism, Chinese cultural background, teaching of English, cross-cultural situations, development of comprehensive…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Civil Rights, Conference Reports
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Food and Nutrition Services. – 1979
The overall themes of the papers given at the 1979 Conference on Asian and Pacific American Education are summarized here. Topics are equal educational opportunities for Asian and Pacific Americans; the educational needs of Pacific American communities; school district policymaking; the responsiveness of postsecondary education to Asian and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Bilingual Education Programs, Day Care
Wang, Josephine, Comp. – 1984
Summaries of 40 papers on the broad topic of entering the mainstream are provided. Three keynote speakers spoke on the problems of entering the mainstream, on the commission on excellence in education, and on the Asian American contribution to the American Dream. The first session discussed Congressional developments in education and new theories…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Adolescents, Adult Education
Azores, Fortunata M. – 1980
The proceedings of a conference on Asian Americans held in New York City in May 1978 are summarized in this report. The conference consisted of workshops on four issues: employment, voter participation, youth, and the elderly. In the workshop on employment, issues discussed included the participation of Asians in the health system and in the…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Employment, Language Proficiency, Older Adults
Drake, Paul Burton, Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
This publication follows the tradition of publishing selected papers from the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums (PIALA) annual conferences. This 26th annual conference was held in Colonia, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, November 21-26, 2016 and celebrated the Association's Twenty-Fifth anniversary. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, High Schools, Literacy Education
Karkhanis, Sharad, Ed.; Tsai, Betty L., Ed. – 1989
This collection of three conference papers explores the myth of the educational excellence of Asian Americans. "The National Perspective" (L. Wright) contends that the educational success of Asian Americans is not a myth and that lessons drawn from the example of the academic achievement of Asian Americans can be applied to American…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Cultural Influences
Murata, Alice K., Ed.; Salvador-Burris, Juanita, Ed. – 1980
This document comprises a collection of workshop papers addressing the issues of doing research on the complex social and human problems faced in any community from an Asian American perspective. The following topics are discussed: (1) the nature of community research; (2) the pros and cons of pure basic and applied research; (3) the nature and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Advocacy, Asian Americans, Community Responsibility
National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC. Teaching and Learning Program. – 1980
Papers presented at a 1976 conference on Asian-Pacific American women are collected in this report. Most are directed towards the purpose of the conference, which was to produce an agenda for research that will shape policy on Asian-Pacific American womens' educational and occupational needs. In addition to 14 papers, the report includes a general…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Educational Attainment, Ethnic Groups, Family Life
Kagiwada, George, Ed. – 1973
The proceedings of the two-day National Asian Studies Conference II titled, "A Tool of Change or a Tool of Control?" represents some change in emphasis from the 1971, First National Asian American Studies Conference at UCLA. Conference II consisted of an Asian Women's Panel, a community session, a curriculum session, and several workshop…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Community Development, Community Influence, Community Involvement
Asian Youth Substance Abuse Project, San Francisco, CA. – 1990
This paper summarizes the March 1990 conference of the Asian Youth Substance Abuse Project (AYSAP). The conference's goals were to increase the knowledge and awareness of the San Francisco (California) community regarding substance abuse problems among Asian Americans, establish a network of providers committed to interagency coordination of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Asian Americans, Conferences, Disadvantaged Youth
J W K International Corp., Annandale, VA. – 1978
The socioeconomic needs of Pacific and Asian American (PAA) families and Department of Health, Education, and Welfare programs having the most impact on the lives of PAAs are analyzed in this conference report. An overall outline of the conference proceedings, as well as reprints of all charts and papers presented, are included. The findings of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Census Figures, Conference Reports, Educational Problems
Mills, Joyce White, Ed. – 1978
As part of an ongoing effort to prepare librarians and media specialists for work in a multi-ethnic society, the School of Library Service at Atlanta University sponsored a conference in April of 1978 on library programs and materials relating to the life styles, cultures, and histories of Native American, African American, Hispanic American, and…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Childrens Literature
Collantes, Lourdes Y., Ed. – 1985
Six symposium papers are included in this document. The first paper, by Henry Chang, is a brief profile of Asian/Pacific American (APA) librarians, emphasizing the need for more data on this group and the need for the group to become more assertive of their rights to equal opportunity in the field. The second paper, by Jane Katayama, addresses…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Librarians, Library Administration
Kumata, Ruth; Murata, Alice – 1980
This report presents the proceedings of a Chicago conference and other information acquired as part of a project designed to increase the access of Asian and Pacific American women to U.S. Department of Labor programs. The first part of the report describes the Chicago conference and includes several articles: (1) a history of Asian women in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Business, Case Studies, Employed Women
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, New York, NY. – 2000
These proceedings from a conference on the health needs of Asian and Pacific American (APA) children include discussions and recommendations from each breakout session. The breakout sessions focused on trends and services; K-12 education; health and mental health; child abuse and neglect services; bias crime and violence; and poverty and welfare…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect
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