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Chang, Benjamin – Online Submission, 2017
The communities that constitute the racialized category of Asian Americans consist of approximately 20 million people in the United States, or about 5% of the total population. About 20% or 4 million are of primary or secondary school age, and over 1.1 million are in higher education. Both in popular and academic discourse, "Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Espinoza, Kristine Jan; Gogue, Demeturie Toso-Lafaele; Dinh, Dong – Online Submission, 2020
Established in 2007, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) have worked to improve the availability and quality of higher education for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) college students across the United States. Through culturally-relevant curriculum and services, AANAPISIs promote and…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, College Attendance, Pacific Islanders, Educational Quality
Park, Julie J.; Chang, Mitchell J. – Online Submission, 2010
This article examines the development of legislation to create a Minority Serving Institution federal designation for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) serving institutions. Specifically, the article draws from interviews with nineteen policy makers, congressional staffers, and community advocates in order to address their motivations for…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Americans, Recognition (Achievement), Institutional Characteristics
Conner, Timothy W., II – Online Submission, 2017
K.M. Tyler et al. (2008) propose a quantitative method to measure differences between school and home experiences had by students of ethnic minority status and how such differences (cultural discontinuity) may affect psychological factors related to student achievement. Although study of cultural discontinuity has been applied to understanding…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences, Rural Areas
Chang, Benji – Online Submission, 2013
In this article, the author utilizes critical and sociocultural approaches to race, language and culture to examine the intersectional experiences of a multiethnic and "mixed race" cohort of students in an inner-city, working-class neighborhood between their elementary and high school years. This article examines the students'…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Student Experience, Interviews, Participant Observation
Bailey, Steven – Online Submission, 2011
Asian Pacific Americans (APA's) are one of the fastest growing racial/ethnic groups within the United States and among most of the college student vast population (Escueta and O'Brien, 1995). APA's represented 5.8% of all college students in 1996, an 83.8% gain in population since 1986 (Wilds and Wilson, 1998), and the fastest increase amongst all…
Descriptors: Pacific Americans, Males, Veterans, College Students
Chang, Benji; Au, Wayne – Online Submission, 2009
This article addresses educational issues related to the diverse communities that comprise the racialized category of "Asian Americans" in the US. Topics include curriculum, pedagogy, teacher education, and policy. [This paper was published in: "Rethinking Multicultural Education: Teaching for Racial and Cultural Justice," p.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Minority Group Students, Ethnic Diversity
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
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
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
Cummings, Alexandra – Online Submission, 2008
Traditional Chinese proverbs such as: "The sea of learning knows no bounds; only through diligence may its shore be reached" and "If you don't succeed, try again." (p. 296) illustrate that educational success in the Asian culture is viewed as the result of a single notion--"hard work". This paper will examine how this…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Educational Objectives, Memorization, Educational Environment
Rulloda, Rudolfo Barcena – Online Submission, 2011
With an increasing number of African American, Asian, and Hispanic students in many California classrooms, this presents a challenge to teachers because all of the students in the classrooms have different learning styles and techniques. However, this offers an opportunity for teachers to experiment on the ingenious teaching methods that will…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Leadership
Buchanan, Saneik – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine if incentive programs like Renaissance impact high school students and faculty. Incentives can go a long way for students in schools. At Lehigh Senior High School (LSHS), for example, students were introduced to the Renaissance Program this school year, by receiving goodies. Coupons at Dairy Queen,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Academic Achievement, Incentives
Zhou, Yalun; Wei, Michael – Online Submission, 2007
Despite individual differences, all bilinguals share the ability to act in their native language, in their second language, and to switch back and forth between the two languages they know (Van Hell, 1998). Chinese is the largest Asian American ethnic group in the United States. Their use of code-switching is an increasingly important issue in…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Language Acquisition, Case Studies, Chinese Americans
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