Asian and Pacific American Education

Asian and Pacific American Education

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This research anthology is the third volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group-Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (sig-reapa) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and Pacific Americans as they attend schools, build communities and claim their place in U.S. society, and blends the work of well-established Asian American scholars with the voices of emerging researchers and examines in close detail important issues in the Asian/Pacific American community. Scholars and educational practitioners will find this book to be an invaluable and enlightening resource. This volume is divided into three parts. Part I, Diverse Ways of Teaching, Learning, and Knowing, contains: (1) Learning in America: The Hmong American Experience (Clara C. Park); (2) The Other Other: Micronesians in a Hawaii High School (Steven Talmy); (3) Chinatown Youth Reflect upon the Discourses of September 11, 2001 (Stacey Fell-Eisenkraft); (4) Learning Style Preferences of Asian American (Chinese, Filipino, Korean, and Vietnamese) Students in Secondary Schools (Clara C. Park); and (5) Voices from the Margins: Asian American Teachers' Experiences in the Profession (A. Lin Goodwin, Celia Genishi, Nina Asher and Kimberly Woo). Part ii, Learning Embedded in Communities, contains: (6) Community Response Program in Literacy Education (Joanne Yuen, Peter W. Dorwick and Elipsapeta T. Alaimaleata); and (7) Articulating Individual Learning and Community Development: Community-College Pathways for Asian Immigrant Adult Learners (Peter Kiang). Part iii, Socialization and Ethnic Identity, contains: (8) Use of Sojourner Strategies to Create Transnational Social Capital among Chinese Immigrant Children and Parents (Xue Lan Rong); (9) Asian Indian Family Socialization Patterns and Implications for American Schooling (M. Gail Hickey); and (10) Using Critical Race Theory to Explore Korean-Origin Working-Class Youth's Conceptualizations of Identity (Hui-Soo Chae). [For related reports, see qAsian American Education: Acculturation, Literacy Development, and Learning. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americansq (ed527939); qAsian American Education: Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americansq (ed527942); qAsian American Identities, Families, and Schooling. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americansq (ed527941); and qNew Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students and Teacher Recruitment. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americansq (ed527940).].Even if you get a very good grade in your final exam, then still you have to take another test to get into the med school. ... by the British examination-driven model of schooling (Raina aamp; Dhand, 2000): It was highly competitive because ... at the sixth grade, we take [an exam] from Cambridge ... So they channeled me into whata#39;s called a pure science group because of my scoring on that very competitive test.

Title:Asian and Pacific American Education
Author:Clara C. Park, Russell Endo
Publisher:IAP - 2006


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