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Jensen, J. Umiokalani – Educational Perspectives, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to critically explore factors affecting Native Hawaiian college-going to reconceptualize and improve early college programs serving Native Hawaiians. Survey and focus group data from an internal evaluation of early college summer programs at the University of Hawai'i--West O'ahu (UHWO) provide insight into Native…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, College Attendance, College Preparation, College Readiness
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Tabios, Heather – Educational Perspectives, 2019
In order to define her educational philosophy, the author created the following action research project. Through it, she became aware of how all interactions and experiences each one has, no matter at what stage in life, impacts the way one thinks, feels, and acts differently. She challenged herself to create an environment for the children to…
Descriptors: Males, Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Intervention
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Kakalia, Tiffnie; Carpenter, Dee-Ann; Lee, Winona K. – Educational Perspectives, 2019
I Ola Kohala is an educational pilot project that strengthens opportunities for middle and high school students in North Hawai?i to explore opportunities in higher education and health professions through strengthening cultural identity and civic responsibility. The program is also focused on delivering quality rural health education for health…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Middle School Students, High School Students, Higher Education
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Mawyer, Kirsten Kamaile Noelani – Educational Perspectives, 2019
Roughly a quarter of all public school students in the state of Hawai?i identify as Native Hawaiian or part-Native Hawaiian. This is the largest single ethnic group in local public schools and its proportional representation in Hawaiian classrooms has been steadily rising over the last three decades (Kamehameha Schools 2014). Author Kirsten…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Place Based Education, Public Schools
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Desai, Maharaj – Educational Perspectives, 2016
This paper is based on the experiences of the author as a student, educator, and Filipina/o. The author explores the multiple traumas in the community that he grew up in that impacted his experiences as well as those of his family and the connection of those traumas to colonialism. The author also examines the possibilities for healing from those…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Trauma, Filipino Americans, Psychology
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Soria, Julius Bajet – Educational Perspectives, 2016
As an Ilokano language teacher at the university and secondary level, Julius Soria has made it a practice to survey his Ilokano students on their reasons for taking his course to get an indication of the students' language history background and ideas for ongoing curricular innovation in heritage language teaching. His students' responses inspired…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Heritage Education, Native Language Instruction, High School Students
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Choi, Sheena – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The Kwangju Democratic Uprising, variously referred to as the Kwangju democratization movement, the Kwangju people's uprising, 5.18, and 5.18 Democratic uprising, is considered a pivotal moment in Korean history. Once framed as a communist disturbance by the ruling military regime, the uprising served a central role in Korea's transition from…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Social Systems
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Allaire, Franklin S. – Educational Perspectives, 2013
Research with Native Hawaiian science teachers is contributing to a better understanding of issues relating to equity in science education, and toward improving science curriculum to support Native Hawaiian students as well as support systems for Native Hawaiian students interested in pursuing higher education and science-based careers.…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Hawaiians, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge
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Tinirau, Rawiri; Gillies, Annemarie – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The Nga Manu Speech Contest has grown to be one of the biggest and most positive events for New Zealand secondary school students where competitors articulate their thoughts and aspirations in both Maori and English. The contest is acknowledged as an avenue that enhances language and cultural development amongst Maori youth, yet no formal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Malayo Polynesian Languages, Language Maintenance, Cultural Maintenance
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Nakayama, Natsue; Takagi, Akiko; Imamura, Hiromi – Educational Perspectives, 2010
In October 2007, three education bills, including the Revised Teacher's License Law were approved by the Central Education Council in February and submitted to the Diet. The purpose of the Revised Teacher's License Law was "to ensure teachers systematically acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills to maintain the professional competencies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Certification, Secondary School Teachers, English Teachers
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Menton, Linda K. – Educational Perspectives, 2007
The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) is a research unit of the College of Education at the University of Hawai'i. Part of its mission is to develop curriculum materials for students in grades K-12. The social studies section of CRDG has been developing curriculum materials on Asia since the early 1990s. As part of a project…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Area Studies, Curriculum Research, Instructional Materials