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Gao, Jing – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2020
This qualitative study explores perceptions of Asian American high school students in social studies. The study finds that students interpret their experiences of learning social studies in various ways. The different perspectives of students on social studies are influenced by beliefs and practices of social studies teachers in curriculum and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Social Studies
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Yeo, Hye Jin Tina; Mendenhall, Ruby; Harwood, Stacy Anne; Huntt, Margaret Browne – Journal of International Students, 2019
This study examines the experiences of Asian American students who are mistaken as Asian international students; it provides insight into domestic students' perceptions of and potential racial microaggressive experiences of international students. Drawing from racial microaggression survey data of Asian Americans, this study highlights the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Asians, Foreign Students, Educational Experience
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Kodama, Corinne Maekawa; Park, Christen E. – About Campus, 2021
The Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), which has been a designated Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) since 2010, is an Asian American, identity-based peer mentor program designed to provide academic and personal support as well as a sense of…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Mentors, Asian American Students, STEM Education
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
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
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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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Uy, Phitsamay S.; Kim, Sue J.; Khuon, Chrisna – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
This study discusses the college and career readiness among full-time Southeast Asian American college students in a 4-year public university in New England. Our study consisted of surveys (n = 58) and focus groups (n = 35), of second-generation (born in the United States) or 1.5-generation (immigrated as a youth) college students. While our…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Asian American Students, Career Development
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Lee, Yomee; Hokanson, James F. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2017
Although Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority in the USA with over 18 million in population, and have a long history, they remain underrepresented in sport and physical education. As we are living in a world that is becoming more diverse and multicultural, it is important to learn about the cultural meanings and significance of sport…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Education
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Li, Yiting; Zuiker, Virginia S.; Mendenhall, Tai J.; Montalto, Catherine P. – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2021
Paying for college expenses can be stressful for anyone, regardless of citizenship status. Asian American students and their parents may be negotiating with each other who will shoulder these expenses, while international Asian students often enter this country with their parents' financial support already established. This is the first study to…
Descriptors: Socialization, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Citizenship
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Ching, Doris; Agbayani, Amefil – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Responses to our survey of national community and higher education Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders regarding personal and professional experiences with discrimination are consistent with other reports on AAPI challenges. The diverse AAPI community (6%) is the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. We are optimistic…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Racial Bias, Ethnic Groups
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Kam, Brandt; Mendoza, Hadrian; Masuda, Akihiko – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2019
The present study examined the direct and indirect experience of mental health help-seeking, mental health help-seeking attitudes, and psychological health in Latina/o American, Asian American, Black American and White American college students. Participants (mean age = 20.48 years) were 74 Latina/o American (81% women), 307 Black American (91%…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Help Seeking, Student Attitudes, Hispanic American Students
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Johnston-Guerrero, Marc P.; Pizzolato, Jane Elizabeth – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
In a qualitative study we examined the constructs "race" and "ethnicity" and their relative importance in the multidimensional identities of 52 Asian American undergraduates across 2 universities. Findings suggest these constructs are useful for Asian American students' identity claims and that multiple contextual influences…
Descriptors: Race, Ethnicity, Asian American Students, Qualitative Research
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Sperling, Rick; Zwahr-Castro, Jennifer; Cruz, Felicia; Montalvo, Jason – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2017
Previous research has shown that people often engage in cultural-deficit thinking when reasoning about racial/ethnic achievement gaps. However, it is unclear whether culture-blaming explanations are best thought of as group-level internal attributions, expressions of prejudice against a lower status group, or self-serving bias. In this study,…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, White Students, Asian Americans, Racial Differences
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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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Gao, Jing – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to explore Asian American students' identities and their perceptions about who they are within the Midwestern American high school setting. Design/methodology/approach: A naturalistic inquiry (Lincoln and Guba, 1985) is employed in this qualitative study. Naturalistic inquiry assumes that reality is constructed by…
Descriptors: Self Concept, High School Students, Asian American Students, Racial Identification
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