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Kiang, Peter Nien-chu; Tang, Shirley Suet-ling; Seto, Matthew – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions can align their support systems for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students and veterans to create conditions for AAPI student veterans to thrive in college.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Veterans, Pacific Islanders
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Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chang, Connie Y.; Kim, Victoria; Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Le, Annie; Dumas, Denis; Teranishi, Robert T. – Educational Researcher, 2020
The Coalition of Asian American Associations (CAAA) and Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), two small but vocal groups of Asian Americans, have argued against affirmative action practices. One of their more prominent claims is that Asian American applicants who are not accepted and do not attend their first-choice colleges face a…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, College Choice, College Applicants
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Ng, Grace – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing population of any minority group in the United States (Lopez, Ruiz, & Patten, 2017). As colleges seek to become more diverse and increase their enrollment of minority students, educators need to understand the cultural dynamics that affect Asian Americans in the classroom. Because the Confucian values of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Psychological Patterns, Minority Group Students, Confucianism
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
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Kim, Sung won; Cho, Hyunsun; Song, Minji – Educational Review, 2019
A few popular explanations attempt to argue for a weaker relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), parental involvement (PI), and achievement among Asian Americans compared to their white counterparts: Asian American students' Confucian culture, strong motivation for upward mobility as immigrants, unique forms of parental involvement…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Cultural Influences
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Park, Eujin – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2020
Drawing upon an ethnography of Korean American families in the Chicago suburbs, this article examines how Asian immigrant parents' engagement is shaped by race, ethnicity, class, and the suburban context. Their children's education was a driving force in parents' decisions to settle in the suburbs. Once they arrived, parents were motivated by…
Descriptors: Korean Americans, Suburbs, Residential Patterns, Racial Identification
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Park, Julie J.; Liu, Amy – Journal of Higher Education, 2014
We use the Critical Race Theory frameworks of interest convergence and divergence to critique the anti-affirmative action movement's co-option of Asian Americans. Past discussions of affirmative action and Asian Americans mainly concentrate on how Asian Americans are affected by affirmative action, whether positively or negatively. We demonstrate…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Criticism, Affirmative Action
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Her, Chia S. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2014
The educational experiences of Southeast Asian Americans, particularly Cambodian Americans, Hmong Americans, Laotian Americans, and Vietnamese Americans, are characterized by numerous challenges, which can be attributed to their migration history, socioeconomic status, and English proficiency. By the end of 11th grade, a high percentage of…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Stereotypes, Asian American Students, Teacher Education
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Paik, Susan J.; Choe, Shirlie Mae Mamaril; Otto, Wendi J.; Rahman, Zaynah – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Despite one-dimensional stereotypes and barriers experienced by Asian American women, many have achieved prominence. We know very little about these stories, their lives, or what helped them to achieve beyond expectations. Based on the Productive Giftedness Model, the article identifies the common traits and supportive conditions that influence…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Gifted, Models
Covarrubias, Alejandro; Liou, Daniel D. – Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, 2014
This policy brief contextualizes the most recent data on mobility of Asian American students within the K to Ph.D. educational system in the new, so-called, colorblind post-racial America. Achievement data on Asian Americans are often presented in the same breath with Whites when compared to the academic achievement of African American, and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Educational Attainment, Racial Discrimination, Stereotypes
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Chen, Xiaochen; Graham, Sandra – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Asian American students often report lower self-esteem than their peers from other racial groups even though they are doing better academically. The current study attempted to explore this paradox from an attributional perspective. Academic achievement, self-esteem and attributions for academic failures (i.e., low ability and low effort) were…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, African American Students, White Students, Hispanic American Students
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
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
Mun, Rachel U.; Hertzog, Nancy B. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2019
Asian immigrant parents may hold high expectations for their children to excel academically and professionally. Filial piety and the desire to make their parent(s) proud can motivate these children to achieve but can also place undue pressure on them. In this qualitative study, researchers explored how seven Asian American women who entered…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Immigrants, Parent Aspiration, Parent Child Relationship
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Samura, Michelle – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
The importance of "belonging" for college students has been well documented. Students' sense of belonging is closely related to their academic achievement, retention, engagement, satisfaction with student life, mental health, and overall well-being (Astin, 1993; Baumeister & Leary, 1995; Bowman, 2010; Hausmann, Schofield, &…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Asian American Students, Academic Achievement
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