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Onikama, Denise L.; Hammond, Ormond W.; Koki, Stan – 1998
This report examines family involvement in elementary and secondary education, focusing on special concerns for schools in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. The report identifies barriers to family involvement found among culturally diverse populations and suggests positive directions aimed at overcoming those barriers. Following an introduction,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education
Hoepli, Nancy L., Ed. – 1990
The 1990 Great Decisions program, part of an annual series on foreign policy issues, is intended to create better better public understanding through information and analyses of important international issues. Current information is presented so that participants may be stimulated toward discussion, form opinions and contribute to the policy…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Asian History, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney. – 1992
The Snap-On Tools Workplace Literacy Grant developed a curriculum for training adult workers in technical math and reading, English as a Second Language (ESL), and blueprint reading. Curriculum development was based on a workplace audit. Reading levels increased an average of 0.8 of a grade level. Flexibility and implementation of adult student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Asian Americans
International Ladies Garment Workers' Union, New York, NY. Local 23-25. – 1989
The student magazine created by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classes of a local unit of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union is a collection of personal opinions, reports, and creative writing with illustrations. The Chinese immigrant community, where the magazine was produced, is reflected in the magazine's content. Sections…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cooking Instruction, Creative Writing, Cultural Traits
Bishop, Tom – 1985
A series of main goals and a number of secondary objectives for the Torrance School District (California) bilingual education program are outlined and their attainment assessed. The objectives apply specifically to Japanese and Korean students of limited English proficiency in four elementary schools. The goals envision the following outcomes:…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Cultural Education
Heise, Simine; And Others – 1983
A detailed outline summarizes a ninth-grade course in world history adaptable to average and honors classes. Material is divided into five parts. A list of 33 course goals precedes a list of 150 objectives, grouped under appropriate goal headings. The bulk of the document consists of a content outline which cites major and minor topics covered in…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Asian Studies, Audiovisual Aids, Beliefs
Rowch, Nancy – 1983
A guide for Hmong-speaking parents of elementary and secondary school students in Nebraska provides in Hmong, and then in English, information concerning education in the state. Topics covered include: state policy concerning enrolling children in school, medical requirements for enrollment and attendance, the school curriculum requirements and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Asian Americans, Attendance, Board of Education Policy
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Holt, Grace D. – 1988
This bilingual guide for Khmer-speaking parents presents parenting information to supplement a course in English as a Second Language. It focuses on topics parents must deal with in meeting the needs of their children. Vocabulary and practice drills are presented for activities in the following areas: (1) education and dealing with the school…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Asian Americans
Holt, Grace D. – 1988
This guide for minority language parents whose primary language is Hmong presents parenting information to supplement a course in English as a Second Language. It focuses on topics parents must deal with in meeting the needs of their children. Vocabulary and practice drills are presented for activities in the following areas: (1) education and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Asian Americans
Holt, Grace D. – 1991
This guide for minority language parents whose primary language is Lao presents parenting information to supplement a course in English as a Second Language. It focuses on topics parents must deal with in meeting the needs of their children. Vocabulary and practice drills are presented for activities in the following areas: (1) education and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Asian Americans
Carnevale, Anthony P. – 2001
By the time today's eighth graders reach age 28-29, approximately 66% will have had some kind of postsecondary education or training. There has been a dramatic upward shift in the education and skill requirements for all occupations. Access to higher education has become the threshold for career success. Elite managerial and professional jobs,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Asian Americans, Blacks
Moss, Philip; Tilly, Chris – 2001
This book, the sixth in a series, adds to debates about race, skill, and hiring with interdisciplinary, indepth, qualitative field research about employers' attitudes. Chapter 1 provides background to the research. Chapter 2 describes the three employer surveys from which data are drawn and provides a snapshot of the recent history of industrial…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Blacks
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1917
This document contains a list of current educational publications received by the Bureau of Education. Books, pamphlets, and periodicals mentioned may ordinarily be obtained from their respective publishers, either directly or through a dealer, or, in the case of an association publication, from the secretary of the issuing organization.…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Periodicals, Books, Educational Research
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1914
This bulletin contains a representative selection of books and articles for the month of October, 1914. Following the Introductory Notes, the publications are organized into the following topic areas: (1) Publications of associations; (2) Educational history and biography; (3) Current educational conditions; (4) Pedagogics and didactics; (5)…
Descriptors: Business Education, Periodicals, Professional Associations, Professional Education
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1915
The bibliography contained in this bulletin was completed in the year 1911-1912. The sources of information used in the compilation of this bibliography were publications received by the United States Bureau of Education. Documents are classified by the following categories: (1) Generalities; (2) History and description; (3) Biography; (4) Theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Annotated Bibliographies, Educational History, Educational Principles
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