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Kao, Cassie I. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In the United States, colleges and universities have not promoted the academic success of their students of color as effectively as their White students (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2016). While much research has been conducted to explore how racism impacts higher education attainment of Black/African American and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Learner Engagement, College Students, Campuses
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Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Teranishi, Robert T. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The persistent stereotypes of Asian-American students being highly academically successful and not needing support presents a unique context for which to study institutions with a critical mass of low-income Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). This critical ethnographic case study examines practitioners' meaning-making of the federal…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Minority Group Students
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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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Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter highlights opportunities for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions to develop and utilize external partnerships to inform the development of internal collaboration between academic and student affairs to better serve targeted student populations.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, American Indian Students, Institutional Characteristics
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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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Poon, Oiyan A.; Segoshi, Megan S.; Tang, Lilianne; Surla, Kristen L.; Nguyen, Caressa; Squire, Dian D. – Harvard Educational Review, 2019
Utilizing a critical raceclass theory of education, OiYan A. Poon and colleagues analyze interviews with Asian Americans who have publicly advocated for or against affirmative action and acknowledged how their understandings of racial capitalism informed their perspectives and actions. Limited research has considered Asian American subjectivity in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Affirmative Action, Racial Factors, Political Issues
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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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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
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
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Dieu, Kim – Contemporary School Psychology, 2016
Depression is one of the most common psychological disorders experienced by adolescents. Research has shown depression rates are higher in Asian-American adolescents when compared to their European-American counterparts. This paper will investigate possible programs for preventing and responding to Asian-American youths' depression through a…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Adolescents, Asian Americans, Racial Differences
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Liang, Jia G.; Liou, Daniel D. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
Historically, Asian American school administrators' experiences leading the K-12 educational system have been under-researched and under-theorized. Today, as the fastest growing population in the United States, Asian American educators' experiences and contributions can no longer be ignored in educational policy and research. Drawing on the…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Self Concept, Asian Americans, Administrator Attitudes
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Iftikar, Jon S.; Museus, Samuel D. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
Despite the powerful influence of race and racism on the experiences and outcomes of Asian Americans in US education, coherent conceptual frameworks specifically focused on delineating how White supremacy shapes the lives of this population are difficult to find. The AsianCrit framework, grounded in Critical Race Theory (CRT) and the experiences…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Critical Theory, Race, Racial Bias
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Liu, Jessica; Nguyen, David; Song, Ge – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
With attention to race, culture, and gender, this chapter contextualizes the help-seeking behaviors and psychological aspects of health facing Asian American college students. Recommendations are provided to student affairs professionals and counselors.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Mental Health, Help Seeking
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Chen, Grace A.; Buell, Jason Y. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
This paper examines historical and contemporary racializations of Asian(Americans) within the STEM system. The prevailing perception of Asian(Americans) as model minorities masks how their multiple and contradictory positionings in the STEM system perpetuate the neoliberal racial project and reproduce systems of racism and oppression. Through a…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, STEM Education, Asian American Students, Neoliberalism
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