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Zhao, Jessie; Lau, May; Vermette, David; Liang, David; Flores, Glenn – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2017
Asian American adolescents have been reported to have the lowest amount of communication with health care providers regarding sexual health topics (sexual activity, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy prevention). This study identified Asian American adolescents' attitudes/beliefs regarding how health care providers can…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Sexuality, Adolescents, Contraception
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Maffini, Cara S.; Kim-Ju, Greg M. – Youth & Society, 2018
This study examined ethnicity and ethnic identity (EI) as moderators in the relationship between self-efficacy (SE) and fighting and bullying. We sampled 315 Asian American and Latino early adolescents residing in an urban community. Results demonstrated that Latinos and male participants were more likely to engage in fighting and bullying than…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Ethnicity, Bullying, Violence
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Holloway-Friesen, Holly – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
This study examined the contribution of culture and religiosity to sense of belonging for 203 Asian American graduate university students. Religious commitment, religious struggle, and cultural congruity predicted 29% of the variance in students' sense of belonging. Supporting the hypothesis, students who felt more ethnically affirmed at their…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Graduate Students, Religious Factors, Religion
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Wang, Cixin; Atwal, Kavita – Contemporary School Psychology, 2015
The current study examined a multidimensional, developmental, and transactional model for depressive symptoms among Asian American adolescents using longitudinal data from 1,664 Asian American adolescents in the Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS). Specifically, the relationships among school climate, acculturation, perceived…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Adolescents, Educational Environment, Racial Discrimination
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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Ryabov, Igor – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Using a nationally representative longitudinal data set, the current study examines the link between colorism and educational attainment of Asian American young adults. Three levels of educational attainment are used as outcomes: high school diploma, some college and a Bachelor's degree or higher. Independent variables include skin tone, ethnic…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Outcomes of Education, Asian American Students, Young Adults
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
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
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Covarrubias, Alejandro; Liou, Daniel D. – Teachers College Record, 2014
Background: Prevailing perceptions of Asian Americans as model minorities have long situated this population within postracial discourse, an assumption that highlights their educational success as evidence of the declining significance of race and racism, placing them as models of success for other people of color. Despite evidence to repudiate…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Educational Attainment, Income, Salary Wage Differentials
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Keo, Peter T.; Noguera, Pedro A. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
This study reviews empirical data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey (ACS) and academic journals to explore K-12 and higher educational outcomes pertaining to Southeast Asian American (SEAA) males. We argue that the empirical dismissal of SEAA males in social science research reinforces a longstanding agenda of structural neglect and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hmong People, Vietnamese, Cambodians
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Hartlep, Nicholas Daniel; Lowinger, Robert Jay – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2014
This exploratory study examined white undergraduate students' (a) racial attitudes towards Asian Americans, (b) principled policy attitudes toward affirmative action, and (c) self-interest in relation to their support for college-based affirmative action policies for Asian Americans at a Midwestern university. A sample (n = 264, 28% male, 72%…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Affirmative Action, Asian American Students
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Conchas, Gilberto Q.; Cambero, Socorro; Delgado, Vanessa; Lee, Jess; Oseguera, Leticia – Journal of Leadership, Equity, and Research, 2021
Through a Racial Formation Framework, this article explores how Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese American first-generation college students at a large research university perceive inequality in the United States. Drawing on 129 interviews, our findings suggest that students operate under a "Racial Formation Inequality Spectrum" in which…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, First Generation College Students, Asian American Students, Korean Americans
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Chessey, Mary K. – Physics Teacher, 2021
This is a story about discovering a bias that affected participation grades in my Introductory Physics for Life Sciences class. My expectation, that actively engaged students tended to talk frequently in my presence as their teaching assistant, would have erased two students' outstanding performances if not for the participation grade policies…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Learner Engagement, Grading
McKillip, Mary E. M.; Mackey, Philip E. – College Board, 2013
This report shows college enrollment and graduation trends among Asian American SAT® takers who finished high school in 2004 and 2010 by student characteristics, including aspirations, self-perceived ability, and academic achievements. In every case, students in the top categories (high aspirations, high-perceived ability, high-assessed ability)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Success, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
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Wang, Hui-Ting; West, Elizabeth A. – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2016
Asian American immigrant parents supporting children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has been understudied. The purpose of this qualitative study was to probe the perceptions of Mandarin-speaking immigrant mothers and fathers raising children with ASD in the United States. Ten participating parents were first-generation native…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Immigrants, Autism, Parent Role
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