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Naseem Rodríguez, Noreen – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
Traditional narratives of U.S. history largely exclude Asian American histories, particularly at the elementary level. This qualitative case study examines how three Asian American elementary school teachers included Asian American histories in their social studies curriculum and scaffolded student understanding by sharing their own hybrid…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Elementary School Teachers, History, Minority Group Teachers
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Wang, Cixin; Wang, Weimeng; Zheng, Lianzhe; Atwal, Kavita – School Psychology Forum, 2016
This study examined Asian American elementary students' experience with victimization. Data were collected from 313 fourth and fifth graders from an ethnically diverse elementary school in southern California. Most participants self-identified as Asian/Asian American and spoke an Asian language at home. Results indicated that Asian American…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Social Justice, Asian American Students
Chang, Benjamin – Online Submission, 2017
The communities that constitute the racialized category of Asian Americans consist of approximately 20 million people in the United States, or about 5% of the total population. About 20% or 4 million are of primary or secondary school age, and over 1.1 million are in higher education. Both in popular and academic discourse, "Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Teranishi, Robert – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2017
Asian Americans are increasingly a factor in the political life of the United States, which makes it important to gain an accurate rendering of their position on key social issues that impact the nation. One area where there is a lack of understanding about the position of Asian Americans is with the issue of affirmative action. The 80-20 National…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Public Opinion, Affirmative Action, College Admission
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Kodama, Corinne M.; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
This chapter addresses the applicability of student development theories in light of empirical research on Asian American college students through a twofold approach: (a) revisiting the relevance of Kodama, McEwen, Liang, and Lee's (2001, 2002) theoretical work on Asian American student development; and (b) using Jones' and Stewart's (2016)…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Development, Cultural Influences
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Cooc, North – Exceptionality, 2018
Despite decades of research on racial disproportionality in special education, the underrepresentation of Asian Americans in services tends to be overlooked in policy and practice. Underrepresentation, however, raises the possibility of similar concerns about misidentification, bias, and racial inequality within schools as overrepresentation. Yet,…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Special Education, Asian American Students, School Districts
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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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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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Castro, Athena R.; Collins, Christopher S. – Science Education, 2021
Asian American women occupy a paradoxical space within the context of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, simultaneously overrepresented as Asian Americans and underrepresented as women. For Asian American female doctoral students, the complex layering and weaving of these intersections involves the constant negotiation of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Females, STEM Education, Science Experiments
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Poon, OiYan A.; Segoshi, Megan S. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Few studies have focused on the role of Asian Americans in influencing how race is understood in affirmative action debates. However, accounting for the complicating presence of Asian Americans in the racial politics of affirmative action has become increasingly important. Informed by racial formation theory, this critical discourse analysis of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Affirmative Action, Racial Factors, Ideology
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Mac, Jacqueline; Sarreal, Adrianne D.; Wang, Amy C.; Museus, Samuel D. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Increased knowledge about the conditions that have catalyzed and enabled institutions to seek and effectively acquire federally recognized and supported Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) status can inform the work of potential and emerging AANAPISIs.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Federal Aid, Knowledge Level
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Kodama, Corinne M.; Huynh, Jill – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
Academic and career development for Asian American students is complicated by cultural influences, interdependence with family, and racial stereotyping. This chapter highlights research, theory, and practice to help educators rethink traditional advising approaches to more appropriately work with Asian American students as they navigate their…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Cultural Influences, Asian Culture, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Lee, Eunyoung – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objectives: Many Asian Americans tend to report receiving lower quality services from direct service providers. Improving the cultural competence of social workers and other professionals who work with Asian Americans may address this dissatisfaction. To date, there are few tools to help educators and supervisors evaluate the level of cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Asian Americans, Content Validity, Social Work
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Museus, Samuel D.; Wang, Amy C.; White, Hannah Hyun; Na, Vanessa S. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Several misconceptions shape the discourse on affirmative action and Asian Americans, and institutions of higher education should do more to challenge these myths and educate the public about the realities of this debate.
Descriptors: Criticism, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Misconceptions
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Kwan, Yvonne Y. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Instead of suppressing the anger and pain associated with war and genocide, Asian American refugees in higher education can be supported to engage their families' traumas to help them better navigate college life.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Refugees, War, Death
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