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Young, Morris – Composition Forum, 2017
The Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives (DALN) is a digital space that functions to make the work of literacy narratives public and to both reveal and challenge complex practices and histories of literacy. In the context of Morris Young's work, what he has found fascinating (and gratifying) in the DALN is the range of Asian and Asian American…
Descriptors: Archives, Literacy, Personal Narratives, Asian Americans
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Young, Morris – Composition Studies, 2016
In her 2006 essay examining the "global turn" in rhetoric and composition, Wendy Hesford sought to "foster reflection about the possibilities of an imagined global geography" and to "examine the ways in which scholars imperil or safeguard disciplinary identities and methods that take for granted the nation-state and…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Literacy, Asian Americans
Omi, Michael – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Like "outsiders"--such as the Irish and the Jewish--have been incorporated into the Americans' notions of who are whites, some scholars and policy makers believe that Asian-Americans are following such a trajectory of inclusion under an expanded definition of "whiteness." The sociologist George Yancey, in "Who Is White? Latinos, Asians, and the…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Whites, Acculturation, Racial Bias
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Gnanadass, Edith – Adult Learning, 2014
This article examines the intellectual and experiential journey of a South Asian American (SAA) feminist who teaches about race and anti-racist praxis in the United States. It starts with her struggles trying to teach about race through the lens of White privilege and ends by sharing her current teaching practices which foreground the concept of…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Teaching Methods, Feminism, Asian Americans
Saigo, Roy H. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Nearly 10 years ago, the author wrote an essay for "The Chronicle" on the underrepresentation of Asian-Americans in academic leadership, especially in institutions and disciplines that have a high percentage of students and faculty members of Asian or Pacific Island ancestry. There have been changes over the past 10 years, but not so much for…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Leadership Qualities, College Presidents, College Faculty
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Upadhyay, Samrat; Schilb, John – College English, 2012
This article presents an interview with the noted Nepali American fiction writer Samrat Upadhyay. Samrat Upadhyay's fiction is mostly about his native country of Nepal, but he writes mainly for an Anglo-American audience. In the interview, Upadhyay not only discusses his own work, but he also examines samples of prose by other Asian or Asian…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Audiences, Foreign Countries, Asian Americans
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Sy, Susan R. – School Community Journal, 2006
Asian American parents' involvement practices challenge the traditional definition of parent involvement (participation in school activities). In this paper, I argue that research and practices focusing only on this narrow definition of parent involvement may not be culturally sensitive approaches to supporting the home-school connection. The…
Descriptors: School Activities, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Context Effect
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Lei, Joy L. – Race, Ethnicity & Education, 2006
The White/Other binary serve as normative racialized discourses in US society and educational research and practice. In this article, I discuss the implications of this binary on teaching Asian American and Pacific Islander students by first examining the positioning and representations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US racial…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Pacific Islanders, Educational Research, Asian Americans
Woo, Kimberley A. – Online Submission, 2009
Loo and Chun (2002) maintain, "Asian Americans have been taught to believe that academic achievement is the ticket to success...If you work hard, you will be duly rewarded" (pp. 96-97). This paper invites readers to consider two questions: (1) What are we to make of inconsistencies between institutional commitments "to diversity,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Equal Education, Academic Achievement, Asian Americans
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Rodriguez, Dylan – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2005
This essay offers a schematic reflection on the institutional formation and political location of Asian-American Studies in relation to the rise of the United Sates prison industrial complex over the last three decades. The author is generally concerned with the peculiar location of "Asian-Americans" as fabricated cultural figures within a U.S.…
Descriptors: American Studies, Asian Americans, Schematic Studies, Critical Theory
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Luke, Allan – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Adam Wright, Michael A. Gottfried, and Vi-Nhuan Le demonstrate empirically that minority teachers have a positive impact on the "social-emotional development" of American minority kindergarten children. Their analyses of 2010-2011 data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study focus on measurable effects in four social and affective…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Social Development, Emotional Development, Minority Group Students
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Kim, Heejung S.; Sherman, David K.; Taylor, Shelley E. – American Psychologist, 2009
Responds to R. E. Erard's comments on the current authors' original article which reviewed a number of studies that identified cultural differences in the use and effect of different types of social support among Asians and Asian Americans and European Americans. Essentially, in his comment, Erard denied the validity of research examining cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Social Support Groups, Psychological Studies, Research Problems
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Lowe, Lisa – Amerasia Journal, 1995
Argues that history and historical necessity have shaped current Asian American projects, not the theoretical products of poststructuralism, Anglo American feminism, or postcolonial theory. Through an examination based on new work from scholars in Asian American and ethnic studies, the author explores these historic, demographic, and political…
Descriptors: Activism, Asian Americans, Cultural Context, Cultural Pluralism
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Endo, Russell – Phylon, 1980
Problems that Asian Americans face in higher education include poor communications skills; stress resulting from family and community pressure to achieve; and universities' reluctance to hire Asian American staff, recruit and provide financial support for Asian American students, and provide relevant curriculum. Various programs have begun to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Communication Skills, Cultural Influences
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Lagdameo, Angela; Lee, Sophia; Nguyen, Bao; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Lee, Sunny; Kodama, Corinne Maekawa; McEwen, Marylu K. – New Directions for Student Services, 2002
Three college students share their experiences as Asian Americans in college and offer suggestions for improvement in campus programs and services. (Author)
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Higher Education, Personal Narratives
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