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Zhang, Pao San Lucy; Sim, Shao-Chee; Pong, Perry; Islam, Nadia; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Li, Shijian; Tsang, Thomas; Rey, Mariano – American Journal of Health Education, 2014
Background: Because health disparities among Asian Americans are understudied, a partnership program between the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center and the Center for the Study of Asian American Health was created to increase awareness and interest in Asian American research. Purpose: To evaluate the process, outcome, and impact of a health…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Health Personnel, Asian Americans, Health Behavior
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Samura, Michelle – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
This research draws on a broader study that situates Asian American college students within larger sociohistorical and political contexts. I examined Asian American college students' experiences and what it means to be "Asian American" in and through these experiences. Two types of expectations emerged from the data: students' internal…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Expectation, Parent Attitudes, Parents
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
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Kulkarni, Saili S. – Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 2017
The disproportionate representation of students of color in special education is a critical issue within the field. To date, however, this issue has been positioned primarily through a Black-White binary. This review contended that Asian American students in the school system have been relatively ignored in terms of representation within special…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Disproportionate Representation, Special Education, Incidence
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Lachica Buenavista, Tracy – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
As the numbers of immigrant apprehensions, detentions, and deportations increase, and in context of anti-immigrant sentiment, education scholars must better contend with the way that carcerality affects undocumented student experiences. Carcerality refers to social and political systems that formally and informally promote discipline, punishment,…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Social Bias
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Chen, Yung-Lung; Fouad, Nadya A. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2016
The bicultural work motivations of Asian Americans have not yet been comprehensively captured by contemporary vocational constructs and scales. For this study, we conducted two studies on the initial reliability and validity of the Bicultural Work Motivation Scale (BWMS) by combining qualitative and quantitative methods. First, a pilot study was…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Motivation, Student Employment
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
Valliani, Nadia; Byrd, Daniel – Campaign for College Opportunity, 2015
Approximately, 6.3 million Asian Americans and 347,501 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPIs) live in California. The Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community is one that is both significant in size and in diversity. It also represents the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the state. Ensuring their access to and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Enrollment, College Freshmen
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Lowinger, Robert; Song, Hyun-a – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2017
This study explored Asian American students' likelihood of selecting STEM over liberal arts or business college majors using the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002. Student-level variables were the strongest predictors of college major, followed by parent-level variables, and background variables. Academic achievement and interest were the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Choice
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Kwong, Kenny – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The current study explored factors influencing career choices of Asian American social workers and assessed if their personal characteristics and career-related experiences affected their perceived glass ceiling, perception of ethnic discrimination, and perception of career prospects. A total of 208 Asian American social work administrators,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Barriers, Asian Americans, Social Work
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Museus, Samuel D.; Truong, Kimberly A. – About Campus, 2013
Samuel D. Museus and Kimberly A. Truong report on the negative consequences of the ubiquitous racialized and sexualized stereotypes of Asian American college students that appear online.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Gender Bias, Racial Bias
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Philip, Thomas M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2014
In this article, I consider the emergence of the term Asian American as a political and racial identifier in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s and survey the meanings that are associated with the term today. Through the analysis of in-depth interviews, I examine how Asian American prospective teachers, who were enrolled in a master's and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology), Political Socialization
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Hinnershitz, Stephanie – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
The importance of education for Asian Americans looking to fight race-based discrimination, create a sense of community, and reclaim and establish an identity is well documented. In 1884, Mary and Joseph Tape, Chinese immigrants living in San Francisco, sued the San Francisco Board of Education and the principal of the Spring Valley Primary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Asian American Students, Immigrants, Racial Discrimination
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Zhang, Lindy; Lee, Edward S.; Kenworthy, Charles A.; Chiang, Serena; Holaday, Louisa; Spencer, Dennis J.; Poll-Hunter, Norma Iris; Sánchez, John Paul – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The Asian race represents one of the fastest growing racial groups in the United States that have unique health-care issues and barriers to services. Despite being the second largest racial group among medical students, Asians represent a markedly smaller proportion of leadership. Greater inclusion may facilitate Asian-related curriculum content…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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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