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Maramba, Dina C.; Palmer, Robert T.; Yull, Denise; Ozuna, Taryn – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2015
Although research has shown that more Asian American and Latino students are choosing to attend historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), no research has offered insight into what motivates students from these demographics to enroll in these institutions. Given this, the authors explored the college choice process for Asian American…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Choice
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Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Given that Southeast Asian American (SEAA) students are severely underrepresented in higher education and less likely to persistence to graduation compared to other ethnic groups in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, this study explored critical factors to their college success. Indeed, several themes emerged from this national…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Foreign Students, College Students, Asians
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Rodríguez, Noreen Naseem – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2020
Although Iowa is commonly associated with cornfields and White farmers, Southeast Asian refugees have a remarkable history in this region that is largely unacknowledged. The recognition of this history, through inclusion in the school curriculum and the popular imagination, could be a powerful way to disrupt normative Whiteness and xenophobia in…
Descriptors: Refugees, Cultural Awareness, Social Bias, Inclusion
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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Kulkarni, Tara; Chhuon, Vichet – Exceptional Children, 2020
Although disproportionality has been a focus of special education research for more than 50 years, relatively few researchers have addressed potential inequitable or inappropriate treatment of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in the United States, particularly in quantitative research. This multistudy investigation explored…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Special Education
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Smith, Patriann – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2020
This study presents holistic insights into the culturally relevant English language arts and reading instructional practices of one award-winning Asian-American male teacher as he worked with culturally and linguistically diverse students from a variety of backgrounds in a 'significantly underperforming' urban middle-school. Avenues through which…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Urban Schools, Culturally Relevant Education, Middle School Students
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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
Teranishi, Robert T.; Martin, Margary; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Curammeng, Edward R.; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chan, Jason – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2015
Extant research on scholarship programs provides foundational knowledge on student enrollment patterns, different types of programs and their students, and outcomes for scholarship recipients in different sectors of higher education. Despite this growing body of research, however, looming questions remain about the measurable impact of scholarship…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Frese, Kristen Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The present exploratory, mixed-methods study explores Asian-American immigrant parents' beliefs about helpful strategies for addressing youth mental illness (i.e., depression and eating disorders). Nineteen Asian-American immigrant parents (M=46.1 years, SD=3.9) completed closed-ended surveys and semi-structured interviews. Frequency counts were…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Mental Health, School Health Services, Clinical Diagnosis
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Kwong, Kenny – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The present study explored work-related stress and career experiences of Asian-American social workers and assessed if their demographic characteristics, beliefs and orientations (altruism, idealism, and self-compassion), and work-related stressors might impact their professional quality of life (secondary trauma, compassion satisfaction, and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Social Work, Burnout, Trauma
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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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Henfield, Malik S.; Woo, Hongryun; Lin, Yi-Chun; Rausch, Meredith A. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2014
There is a considerable history of misunderstandings associated with Asian American in education. Although many educators and scholars have begun to pay more attention to unique issues associated with this population, studies exploring these students' experiences as honors students in collegiate contexts are scant in the educational literature.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Asian American Students, Honors Curriculum, Student Attitudes
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Paik, Susan J.; Rahman, Zaynah; Kula, Stacy M.; Saito, L. Erika; Witenstein, Matthew A. – School Community Journal, 2017
Based on 11 diverse Asian American (AA) communities, this article discusses the similarities and differences across East, South, and Southeast Asians. Of two parts in this journal issue, Part 1 presents a review of literature and census data to understand the cultural and structural factors of different types of coethnic communities (strong, weak,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Family (Sociological Unit), Community, Culture
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Yuan, Shu; Weiser, Dana A.; Fischer, Judith L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Parent-child relationships play an important role in successful academic outcomes. Previous research suggests that the association between parent-child relationships and offspring's academic achievement may be mediated by offspring's self-efficacy levels, although these relationships are not fully understood. Furthermore, the association between…
Descriptors: College Students, White Students, Asian American Students, Self Efficacy
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Tsunoda, Kozue – International Journal of Educational Advancement, 2010
Asian Americans have had significant impacts on and within mainstream US society, and their great efforts and gifts in the name of charitable causes are no exception. This study aims to examine perceptions within American university development offices about Asian American giving to US higher education. The article begins with a literature review…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Higher Education, Donors, Cultural Influences
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Shafer, Devyn; Mahmood, Maggie S.; Stelzer, Tim – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2021
Although recent research has reported equity gains in the university-level physics classroom, there remains evidence of significant inequities by race. We conducted a series of multiple linear regressions to examine the magnitude of these inequities in introductory mechanics final exam scores. When we followed a common method of grouping students…
Descriptors: College Students, Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students
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