Areas of Expertise


Achievement Gaps
Literature Library


What are the Achievement Gaps?

  1. Achievement Gap in Race

    1. Asian Students

Why Are Asian-American Students Motivated to Achieve?
Sociologists Kimberly Goyette and Yu Xie examine how high expectations affect different Asian groups in their academic performance.

Can Social Connectedness Explain Asian-Americans' Academic Success?
Kiyoshi Asakawa and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi consider how the social orientation of Asian-American students promotes the internalization of cultural values favoring educational achievement.

Internalizing Beliefs about the Value of Education
Kiyoshi Asakawa and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi consider how the theory of "internalization" may account for Asian-American students' strong academic performance.

Different Factors Affect the Academic Achievement of Asian and Latino Immigrant and Second-Generation Students
A scholar reviews the research on factors that affect the academic achievement of Latino versus Asian immigrants.


Copyright © 2008 Learning Point Associates. All rights reserved.