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Twomey, Sarah J.; Lambrev, Veselina; Leong, Kari; Watanabe, Jerelyn; Baxa, Gari-Vic; Noh, Ed; Hampton, Camille – Educational Perspectives, 2017
The purpose of this research was to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of a Micronesian culture-based charter school or other educational program in the state of Hawai'i. Community partners representing four organizations came together with this common goal. There are a growing number of Micronesian families living abroad,…
Descriptors: Consultants, Qualitative Research, Questionnaires, Doctoral Programs
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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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Libarios, Niki; Bachini, Robert – Educational Perspectives, 2016
In Hawai'i's public higher education system, Filipinos are well represented at the University of Hawai'i (UH) community colleges while they are underrepresented at the flagship campus of the UH system--the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UH Manoa). Two recent studies examined this phenomenon and the related experiences facing Filipino students as…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Undergraduate Students, Statistical Analysis, Community Colleges
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Halagao, Patricia Espiritu – Educational Perspectives, 2016
As a multicultural teacher educator, the author is always interested in teachers' perceptions of who their students are and where they come from. The purpose of this study is to examine the academic experiences of one of the largest ethnic groups in Hawai'i's public school system: Filipinos. Filipinos have long been an under-examined group in…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Achievement Gap, Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Achievement
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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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Sakai, Shien; Takagi, Akiko; Chu, Man-Ping – Educational Perspectives, 2010
With the advent of communicative language teaching in East Asia, the idea of learner autonomy has become a topic of discussion and a goal among language teachers. The idea of autonomy raises important questions that need to be further explored, particularly in terms of students taking responsibility for learning. While examining the English…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Learning Strategies, Personal Autonomy, Learning Processes
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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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Kang, Julie – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Data from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction show that Asians are the largest non-European teachers group teaching in Washington (2004). One thousand, three hundred, and thirty-three, full-time classroom teachers identify themselves as Asian. In Washington classrooms, there are more Asian teachers than Black…
Descriptors: Oral History, Teaching (Occupation), Japanese Americans, Asian Americans
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Grace, Donna J.; Brandt, Mary E. – Educational Perspectives, 2005
In 2000, state agencies and foundations in Hawai'i were poised to support readiness efforts to improve educational outcomes for children. There was, however, a lack of shared understanding of the construct of readiness to guide these efforts. Parents, teachers, and school administrators all play a critical role in the education of young children.…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Educational Objectives, Educational Change, Parent Attitudes
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Napier, Wallace; Hasler-Waters, Lisa – Educational Perspectives, 2003
In this article, the authors describe a study of a web-based, teambuilding instructional module that included activities designed to improve collaboration skills among team members conducting online projects. This module was formatively evaluated using 24 graduate students who were enrolled in an online course that assigned two online team…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Cooperative Learning, Virtual Classrooms
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Speidel, Gisela E. – Educational Perspectives, 1984
Investigated the effect of specific clayforming activities on the figural and verbal creativity of first-grade children (N=26) drawn mainly from disadvantaged, minority group backgrounds. The supposition that instruction in clayforming promotes creativity was supported. Imagery is discussed as a possible vehicle for mediating the observed change.…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Creative Thinking, Creativity
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Martinez, Rodolfo; Youssef, Anga A. – Educational Perspectives, 1983
Describes field experience, integrative, collaborative, systems approach, and institute bilingual teacher training models. Also provides a description and evaluation of a teacher training model at Wayne State University. The study shows that "facility stretching" will strengthen teacher training programs and train teachers who have a greater…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Rossmiller, Richard A. – Educational Perspectives, 1982
This material discusses which variables seem to have little effect on the learning outcomes of students. Level of spending per pupil, quality of buildings, average school or class size, and organizational structure were not noted to have a significant impact. (MP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement, Educational Research, Educational Resources
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