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Boyer, Anne – OAH Magazine of History, 1999
Presents a collection of Web sites with accompanying annotations on migration and immigration that includes, but is not limited to, resources on immigrants' experiences at Angel Island (California), photographs taken at Ellis Island (New York) during the 20th century, and a virtual tour of Ellis Island. (CMK)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Citizenship, Elementary Secondary Education, Immigration
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
Project COPE provides supportive services, basic skills, career development, and occupational training to limited English proficient (LEP) students at three New York City high schools. Many COPE students are also limited in their ability to read and write in their native languages. Program participants in 1983-84 included: 173 Spanish-dominant…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Counseling Services, English (Second Language), Haitians
D'Amico, Joseph J.; Newcombe, Ellen – 1981
This guide for elementary students will help them learn about five of South and Southwest Philadelphia's ethnic groups and examine their own ethnic heritage. These groups are: Afro Americans, Irish Americans, Italian Americans, Jewish Americans, and Polish Americans. The guide has different sections. "Hearsay" sections contain short…
Descriptors: Blacks, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies
Trivelli, Remo J. – 1975
A reader on Italians in Rhode Island, which provides ethnic material for Italian language courses at level three of high school or at third semester of college, is presented. Contents are as follows: a history of the Italians in Rhode Island; a profile of the lives of some of the prominent members of the Italian community; and an anthology of…
Descriptors: Biographies, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Ethnic Studies
Hallock, Ann H. – 1974
This paper presents a case-study of the successful nine-month plan with which Tulane University guaranteed the growth and continuation of its Italian program. The paper provides a blueprint for the teacher of Italian on any campus who wishes to strengthen the position of his Italian program in this era when dwindling federal, state and university…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Community Involvement, Community Support, Italian
Gabriel, Richard A.; Savage, Paul L. – 1973
This short paper asks three related questions: What factors erode ethnic ties? What factors support ethnic identification? What roles does ethnicity play in the process of assimilation? Data were obtained through a sample survey of registered voters in three wards of Providence and the entire suburb of Warwick, Rhode Island. After a field test,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Influences, Demography, Ethnic Discrimination
Lopreato, Joseph – 1970
The contents of this book are organized in seven chapters. Chapter one introduces this book as a study of the Italians in America--their cultural characteristics before migrating to the United States; their reasons for coming; the institutions they developed upon arrival; their problems of adjustment to the new society; their aspirations; their…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Crime, Employment
Krug, Mark M. – 1972
This student book, one in a series of civic education materials, focuses on white ethnic groups and how they influence the operation of the American political system. The ethnic groups which are investigated include Poles, Irish, Italians, and Jews. An ethnic person is defined as anyone who decides to identify with and live among those who share…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Ethnic Grouping, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies
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Model, Suzanne – International Migration Review, 1985
Research among workers and entrepreneurs in three ethnic groups found that (1) ethnic employees in an enclave environment receive rewards in some ways superior to those available to their counterparts in the secondary sectors, and (2) special linkages exist between ethnic businesses that facilitate the prosperity of these companies in the…
Descriptors: Black Businesses, Black Employment, Business, Employment Experience
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
Project COPE, in its second year of funding, offered basic skills instruction, career development, and pre-occupational training to 343 students of limited English proficiency in grades 9 through 12 at three sites in New York City. The students varied in native language skills, proficiency in English, and overall academic preparedness. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language), Haitians
Grant, Geraldine S. – 1980
This research report summarizes data on six new immigrant groups, Colombians, Italians, Greeks, Koreans, Asian Indians, and Israelis, living in the Borough of Queens in New York City. The research format consisted of a comprehensive interview administered to 116 households. Data on occupation, education, income, household composition,…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior Patterns, Educational Background, Ethnicity
Lombardo, Maria – 1985
To help parents of Italian descent take an active part in their children's education, a 2-year program was implemented in New York City and Boston. The project attempted to examine the impact of training upon (1) parents' active participation in the schools and the bilingual programs; (2) parents' home activities with their children; and (3) the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, Home Study, Italian Americans
Rabkin, Judith G.; Struening, Elmer L. – 1976
This report is an analysis of five ethnic groups in New York City (Jews, blacks, Puerto Ricans, Italians, and Irish), and makes correlations between ethnicity, social class and mental illness. It estimates the extent to which five indicators of health in area populations account for variation in rates of mental hospitalization for men and women…
Descriptors: Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Status
King's Coll., Wilkes-Barre, PA. – 1975
The document consists of 25 papers on various topics in ethnic studies presented at an institute at King's College, Pennsylvania. General topics include two essays on teaching approaches to ethnic studies; a bibliography of relevant reference materials, fiction, poetry, drama, biography, audiovisual materials, research centers, and Pennsylvania…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development
Meloni, Alberto – 1978
Aspects of Italian immigration to the United States outlined in this guide include: (1) historical precedents for the Italian migration to North and South America; (2) economic reasons for the migration; (3) costs and resulting permanence of the migration; (4) characteristics of the family and individuals who migrated; (5) assimilation of these…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Status
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