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Kim, Angela; Yeh, Christine J. – 2002
This digest discusses various negative and positive Asian American stereotypes and explores how school practices and individual educators, consciously or unconsciously, may reinforce them. This has important negative social, political, and economic ramifications for Asian Americans. While Asian Americans are often characterized as the "model…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Stereotypes
Chun, Ki-Taek – IRCD Bulletin, 1980
There is a widely shared belief that Asian Americans have overcome the bondage of racial discrimination to become a successful model minority. In this essay, the empirical basis of this success contention is examined against its historical background and the remifications of the belief are explored. First, the ascendance of the Asian American…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Literature Reviews
Tsang, Sau-Lim; Wing, Linda C. – 1985
Noting the lack of a comprehensive body of knowledge about Asian American educational achievement and attainment, this document examines recent national data in order to develop an empirical profile of the educational status of Asian American secondary and postsecondary students. According to the data, higher proportions of Asian Americans than of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Demography, Educational Attainment
Feng, Jianhua – 1994
This digest provides information to help teachers gain a better understanding of Asian-American children, particularly those from East and Southeast Asian cultures, and identify culturally appropriate educational practices to use with these children. Asian-Americans represent more than 29 distinct subgroups who differ in language, religion, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Confucianism, Cultural Awareness
Feng, Jianhua – 1997
This digest provides information to help teachers gain a better understanding of Asian-American children, particularly those from East and Southeast Asian cultures, and identify culturally appropriate educational practices to use with these children. Asian-Americans represent more than 29 distinct subgroups who differ in language, religion, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1981
This collection of essays examines the issues which affect the educational, social, and economic status of Asian Americans and Pacific Americans. The first paper by Florence Yoshiwara discusses the historical experiences and demographic characteristics of Japanese Americans, economic and educational stereotypes, and various multicultural and area…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Economic Factors, Educational Opportunities
Hinton, Leanne – 1999
This digest draws on a set of linguistic autobiographies written by Asian-American college students in classes at the University of California at Berkeley over the last several years, and examines the pattern of language shift that takes place in the young first- and second-generation student and why this shift takes place. It also looks at the…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Heritage Education
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1988
These three Information Alerts provide annotated bibliographies of documents covering the education of Asian and Pacific Americans. They cover the following topics, among others: (1) nondiscriminatory educational practices; (2) multilingual education; (3) special needs of the population; (4) parent participation; (5) injecting Asian culture into…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans, Chinese Americans
Cheng, Li-Rong Lilly – 1998
This digest focuses on meeting the educational needs of recent Asian Pacific American (APA) immigrants. Newcomers usually have various levels of English proficiency, and many find school rules incomprehensible because they differ so widely from their previous experiences. In addition, American teachers expect children to be interactive, creative,…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Ascher, Carol – Urban Review, 1985
Discusses problems of Southeast Asians adjusting to American culture and their new roles. Sources of stress and conflict for adults, adolescents, and young children suggest possible plans of action for teachers and counselors. (SA)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Elementary Secondary Education, Refugees
Yoshiwara, Florence M. – 1980
An historical review of the immigration and resettlement patterns, and a demographic profile of Japanese Americans reveals a myth of the "successful minority." Since the founding of the Japanese American Citizens League in 1928, Japanese Americans have defeated alien land laws, discriminatory immigration quotas, anti-miscengenation laws,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Images, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education
Kitano, Margie K., Ed.; Chinn, Philip C., Ed. – 1986
Intended as a means of sharing information with educators and other professionals who work with exceptional Asian American children and families, the monograph includes six papers growing out of a symposium and addressing issues related to demographics, characteristics and needs, parents and families, assessment, and curriculum and service…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1981
These compact guides examine problems and issues related to various aspects of urban education. Individual topics covered by six fact sheets include school crime and disruption and its relationship to the community, Title IX Regulations, the problem of burnout among teachers and other human services professionals, the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Community Organizations, Crime, High Schools
Stitt-Gohdes, Wanda L. – 1997
The premise of this paper is that, although career choice implies options, issues of gender, race, and class may constrain the occupational choices an individual makes. Dominant career development theories are being reexamined for their appropriateness to diverse groups. This paper reviews the following theories: Ginzberg, Ginsburg, Axelrad, and…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Counseling Techniques, Females
Schwartz, Wendy – 1995
The enrollment of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) students is increasing rapidly, so it is important for school personnel and community members to learn to communicate with API families. This guide describes how the backgrounds and cultures of the various API groups affect their attitudes and behavior. The three general ethnicities within the API…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cultural Awareness
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