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Nguyen, Ngoc-Diep T.; Mullaney, Trish Morita – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This exploratory narrative inquiry examines the experiences of Asian/American female school and district leaders as they mediate racism and sexism. Grounded in Asia Critical Race Theory (AsianCrit) and feminism, this study theorizes how Asian/American women are ascribed as hard-working and subservient "lapdogs," while simultaneously…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Women Administrators, Racial Bias
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Kim, Victoria; Alcantar, Cynthia Maribel; Teranishi, Robert T. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
With high numbers of immigrant students enrolled in community colleges it is important "institutional agents" (Dowd, Pak, Bensimon, 2013) support the unique needs of immigrant students to increase college transfer and degree completion. Using the "funds of knowledge" framework (Gonzalez, Moll & Amanti, 2005), this study…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Needs, Asian American Students
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Dillard, Cynthia B. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
Racial disparities in the demographic composition of K-12 students and teachers has led university teacher education programs and school districts to endeavor to prepare all teachers, especially White teachers, to work with diverse students. However, often sidelined in these initiatives are the challenging tasks of preparing, recruiting, and…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Racial Differences, Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies
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Uy, Phitsamay Sychitkokhong – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This paper aims to encourage a broader dialogue about how Lao immigrant parents from low socio-economic environment are able to support their children's development. It discusses how despite the challenges that immigrant Lao parents face daily (i.e., lack of English proficiency, mental health issues, and lack of familiarity with U.S. schools),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parents, Parent Participation
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Baker, Elizabeth A. – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2020
"Literacy Research: Illuminating the Future," was the conference theme. The theme highlighted paradigmatic, theoretical, methodological and substantive diversity that embraced a full gamut of perspectives and approaches to make sense of and advocate for literacy. Over 1,100 attendees gathered in Tampa, Florida to share and discuss the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Literacy, Reading Research, Literacy Education
Wu, Fang; Qi, Sen – Online Submission, 2004
Using the base year data of parent interviews (n=15,376) conducted by the U. S. Department of Education for the national Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K), this study examined patterns of parenting style of Asian-American parents (n=536) in six domains. Descriptive and ANOVA analyses revealed significant differences between…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Asian Americans
Wu, Fang; Qi, Sen – Online Submission, 2005
Using the sub-samples drawn from the National Early Childhood Longitudinal Study: Kindergarten (ECLS-K) database, this study examines similarities and differences between African-American and Asian-American parents in their parenting practice (i.e., parental involvement at home, expectations of child, emotional expressiveness, school involvement,…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Cultural Context, Child Rearing, Parent Participation
Chai, Winberg – Bridge, An Asian American Perspective, 1978
An overview of Asian immigration history into the United States is used to illustrate the successful advances made by Asian Americans in employment and political representation in this country. It is argued that the key to Asian American success and upward mobility is education. (EB)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Background, Educational Background, Educational Mobility
Zhou, Ji; Castellanos, Michelle – Online Submission, 2013
Utilizing longitudinal data of 3477 students from 28 institutions, we examine the effects of structural diversity and quality of interracial relation on students' persistence towards graduation within six years. We utilize multilevel discrete-time survival analysis to account for the longitudinal persistence patterns as well as the nested…
Descriptors: Time to Degree, Longitudinal Studies, College Environment, Academic Persistence
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Eaton, Martin J.; Dembo, Myron H. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1997
Differences in the motivational beliefs of 154 Asian American and 372 non-Asian ninth graders were studied. Asian Americans' fear of the consequences of academic failure best explained their performance, but this variable least explained results for non-Asian students. Fear of academic failure was a better explanation for Asian Americans than were…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Asian Americans, Beliefs, Grade 9
Kashima, Tetsuden – 1979
An overview of Asian American studies in the State of Washington is provided in this report. Statistics on the number of Asian students in Washington's schools are used to illustrate the need for Asian American courses at all educational levels. The results of three questionnaires which were distributed to obtain information about respondents'…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Colleges
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Chandras, Kananur V. – 1979
Asian American students who encounter personal problems may hesitate to utilize counseling and mental health facilities on campuses, being fearful that family, friends and/or relatives may consider them emotionally unstable. Counselors and mental health workers may lack understanding of language and cultural background of Asian-American students,…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Student Advisers
Chu, Lily – 1981
The under-representation of Asian American women in educational research and development is related to both sociocultural and historical barriers. Some of these barriers (racial and sexual discrimination, lack of role models, and lack of professional contacts) are shared by women of all ethnic minorities. There are also, however, unique barriers…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Influences, Educational Attainment, Educational Research
Hur, K. Kyoon – 1981
Noting that despite increasing research into ethnic minority media and audience analysis, specific Asian American populations and the media serving them have been largely ignored, this paper identifies and examines the media organizations serving various Asian American populations. The first part of the paper reviews the growth of Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Communication Research, Ethnicity, Ethnography
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Toupin, Elizabeth S. W. Ahn; Son, Linda – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1991
The validity of the stereotype of Asian-Americans as a "model minority" was examined by analyzing the academic achievement of 94 Asian-American college students. Only the stereotype that Asian American were more likely to major in science was supported. The subjects' academic achievement was not superior to that of matched comparisons.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, College Students, Ethnic Stereotypes
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