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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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Bush, Kirsten S. B. – Educational Perspectives, 2019
It is well argued by many educational theorists that modernist views on education have kept schools in the United States similar to those of one hundred years ago when Dewey (1916) advocated for more democratic views of education. Dewey (1916) warned against the hierarchical structures in education, describing how information to be learned in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Education Courses, Student Attitudes
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Goodwin, April Nozomi – Educational Perspectives, 2019
A comprehensive undergraduate experience encompasses a broad survey of the humanities, arts, social sciences, and multicultural and global education, as well as mathematics, science, and technology. These disciplines are essential components of a liberal arts education that prepares students with the skills and knowledge to navigate an…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Expertise
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Akiona, Loea – Educational Perspectives, 2019
Native Hawaiian males are not attending college at rates comparable to other males in Hawai?i. Nearly 30 percent of the total male population in Hawai?i over the age of twenty-five hold a bachelor's degree or higher (OHA, 2017). When looking at Native Hawaiian men in this age group, only 15 percent hold a bachelor's degree or higher (OHA, 2017).…
Descriptors: Males, Higher Education, Hawaiians, Student Attitudes
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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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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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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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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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