Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans Vol. 1

Edited by:
Clara C. Park, California State University, Northridge
A. Lin Goodwin, Teachers College, Columbia University
Stacey J. Lee, City University of New York

A volume in the series: Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans. Editor(s): Clara C. Park, California State University, Northridge. A. Lin Goodwin, Teachers College, Columbia University. Stacey J. Lee, City University of New York.

Published 2002

As the first volume in a series sponsored by SIG-Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans of the American educational Research Association and California Association for Asian and Pacific American Education, this book sheds important light on the educational needs of Asian and Pacific American students in k- college. Each chapter illuminates the unique issues confronting Asian and Pacific Americans and provides crucial information necessary to understand how Asian and Pacific American students learn and how educational practitioners should work with Asian and Pacific students. This body of knowledge can inform researchers and practitioners, as well as policy makers, of effective instruction for Asian and Pacific American students at all levels. The series intends to be a national voice for the education of Asian and Pacific Americans, and provide an integrated view of new knowledge in the field of Asian and Pacific American education from scholar - practitioners’ perspectives.

CONTENTS
Part I. Elementary and Secondary Educational Issues: Achievement, Family influences, and Instructional Strategies. Educational Aspirations of Southeast Asian Students, Clara C. Park. The Effectiveness of Reciprocal Teaching with Vietnamese American Students, Mai Dao. Exploring Pacific Knowledge and Classroom Learning in Micronesia: The Promise of “Cultural Considerations,” Sharon Nelson-Barber. Rethinking Multiculturalism: Attending to Indian American High School Students’ Stories of Negotiating Self-representations, Nina Asher. Cultural Differences in Interactions around Mathematics Tasks in Chinese American and European American Families, Carol Huntsinger, Paul Jose, David Rudden, Zupei Luo, and Dana Balsink Krieg. An Ethnographic Study of Chinese American Family Involvement in Young Children’s Education, Sau-Fong Siu. Am I Indian, American, or Indian American? Studying the Home and School Experiences of Indian Bicultural Adolescents, Sapna Vyas. Part II. Higher Educational Issues and Experiences: Socialization and Asian American Identity Development. Socialization Experiences of Asian American Students in Professional Schools: A Case Study, Zhixin Su. Korean Adopted Young Women: Gender Bias, Racial Issues, and Educational Implications, John Palmer. Multiple Dimensions of Ethnic Person: Listening to Korean American College Students, Gilbert Park.