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Asian American Education

Acculturation, Literacy Development, and Learning

Clara C. Park (editor) Russell Endo (editor)
Stacey J. Lee (editor)
Xue Lan Rong (editor)

ISBN: 9781593117238

Publication Date: Mar 2008

Format: Hardback

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Part of a series that explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and Americans as they acculturate to American schools, develop literacy, and claim their place in US society and examines important issues in Asian American education and socialization. This book is useful for scholars and educational practitioners.
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This research anthology is the fourth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIGREAPA) 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 Americans as they acculturate to American schools, develop literacy, 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 Asian American education and socialization. Scholars and educational practitioners will find this book to be an invaluable and enlightening resource.
Pages 232
Date Published 30 Mar 2008
Publisher Information Age Publishing
Series Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans
Subject/s Teaching of students with English as a second language (TESOL)  
Americanization against Academics: Racial Contexts and Lao American Youths in a New Hampshire High School, Monica Chiu. Burmese Refugees' Narratives of Cultural Change, M. Gail Hickey. Journey of Language: Korean Youths' Life Histories and Language Experiences, Ji - Yeon O. Jo. Hmong Home-School Relations: Hmong Parents and Professionals Speak Out, Susan Matoba Adler. No Asian Child and Parent Left Behind, Jaekyung Lee and Soomin Sohn. Home Environment and Literacy Engagement: A Case Study of a Vietnamese Family in America, Guofang Li. Breadth versus Depth: The Treatment of Asian Americans in U. S. History Textbooks, Connie Chan. Academically at-Risk English learners of Chinese Background: A Pilot Study, Grace Fung-Arto. Dialoging Internally: Participatory Learning in a Graduate Seminar, Wen Ma. Factors Affecting Asian American College Students Choosing a Major, Tae Chang.

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