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Kao, Cassie I. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In the United States, colleges and universities have not promoted the academic success of their students of color as effectively as their White students (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2016). While much research has been conducted to explore how racism impacts higher education attainment of Black/African American and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Learner Engagement, College Students, Campuses
Ramones, Eric – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of Asian Americans who became chief executive officers (CEOs) of a California Community College District. This study discussed the experiences, the influence of Asian culture, the perception of Asian Americans, and the challenges encountered by Asian American CEOs. To…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Asian Americans, Administrators, Phenomenology
Lee, Juliet – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There has been a call for teachers of Color to meet the growing diversity of the student population in the United States. Research on teachers of Color, their identities, experiences, and the ways they leverage their identities in the work they do to support students of Color has largely omitted the perspectives of Asian American teachers. Through…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Minority Group Students, Urban Schools
Kim, Yoolee Choe – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Asian Americans are a significant and growing population in U.S. higher education, yet their positionality within the U.S. racial landscape has often been unclear. Acknowledged as neither Black nor White, Asian Americans have occupied an often marginalized yet nonetheless racialized position, which has disguised much of their lived experience as…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Experience, Student Attitudes
Castro, Athena R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Previous studies focused on women of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields have effectively neglected Asian American women because Asian Americans are well represented in STEM fields. Reflective of the invisible and model minority stereotypes, Asian Americans are often cast as high-achieving students, irrelevant…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Asian American Students, Females, Graduate Students
Tuliao, Minerva D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Asian Americans are becoming the fastest growing minority group, and enrolling at community colleges at a faster rate compared to 4-year institutions. In Nebraska, they represent approximately a quarter of the community college student population, comprise 2.3% of the state's population, and 7% of the state's workforce. Despite their increasing…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Career Development
Manzano, Lester J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Since the height of student activism in the 1960s, little research has explored how college students conceptualize and define activism for social justice. In addition, the extant literature on student activism has been limited in its treatment of marginalized communities, including Asian American students. Given an increase in students'…
Descriptors: Activism, Asian American Students, College Students, Social Justice
Ashlee, Aeriel Anderson – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Transracial Asian American adoptee collegians, who for the purposes of this study are Asian Americans raised in and by White adoptive families, are largely absent within college student development and higher education research. Much of the literature on Asian American racial identity referenced in higher education foregrounds familial, ethnic,…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Adoption, Student Experience, Racial Differences
Li, Yihui – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Sense of belonging on campus has been identified as one of the most important factors that affect college students' persistence, retention, and graduation. The purpose of this quantitative research was to explore the within-group heterogeneity of sense of belonging among Asian American undergraduate students on campus. Specifically, I explored how…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Asian Americans, Undergraduate Students, Campuses
Wang, Jonathan Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this study is to understand how the well-being of Asian American college students is formed at a highly selective, elite institution. Prillentensky's psychopolitical model of well-being and Bronfenbrenner's ecological model of development, in conjunction with Asian Critical Theory, were used as frameworks to understand the impact of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Selective Admission, Racial Bias
Stokes, Hannah La Shell – ProQuest LLC, 2018
To date, there has not been research that disaggregates the experiences of Asian American and international Asian college students seeking psychotherapy in college campus settings. We examined archival data collected over the course of a 17-year period that focused on experiences of Asian American, international Asian, and European American…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Psychotherapy, College Students, Asian American Students
Wang-Yeung, Leilani Weichun – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation examines the gap in college enrollment between Asian Americans and Latino Americans regarding the effects of family and school factors, classifying them into the six ethnic/generational status groups (Asian American first generation, Asian American second generation, Asian American third generation and plus, Latino American first…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Choice, College Attendance
Yi Borromeo, Varaxy – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Southeast Asian American (SEAA) (e.g., Cambodian, Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese) students' educational realities are often masked by assumptions that all Asian Americans are model minorities. However, SEAA students have also been racialized as deviant minorities to explain disparities faced by the community. Relatively minimal scholarship has…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Asian Americans, Minority Group Students, Race
Liu, Jane – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Despite their educational and economic achievements in the United States, Asian Americans continue to be occupationally segregated in the labor force. Asian Americans are overrepresented in mathematics, engineering and biological sciences while underrepresented in field such as education, humanities, social and behavioral sciences (Bureau of Labor…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Career Development, Career Choice
Souza, Cheri Y. H. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Within the United States, the model minority myth has contributed to empirically unsubstantiated misconceptions about Asian American college students. Although there is considerable research on college student adjustment and its role in persistence, literature focusing on the Asian American experience is lacking. Furthermore, the experience of…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Disproportionate Representation, White Students, Asian American Students
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