Students at Conferences
Evaluation of an Internal Training Program: Going Beyond Kirkpatrick. A Case Study of a Federal Training Program Evaluation and What We Can Learn From It in the Evaluation of Training (Anna Dor, PhD Student, Paper)
This paper outlines an internal evaluation program that was implemented within a component of the Department of Homeland Security, to evaluate (internal) training delivered to the employees. The process is outlined and the strengths and weaknesses of the model are presented. The process presented goes beyond the traditionally used method of evaluating training as outlined by the Kirkpatrick model. The model presented in this case study builds evaluation capacity and organizational learning. It utilized adult learning methodologies, stakeholder engagement, and empowerment. The learners are active participants in the evaluation of the training program(s) as well as the trainers and management. As a result, the training program(s) is/are continuously enhanced to meet the needs of the learners and the organization.
Appreciative Inquiry and Evaluation: The "What?" and the "How?" in Building Evaluation Capacity. (Anna Dor, PhD Student, Workshop)
This workshop is designed to help participants learn about Appreciative Inquiry and how they can facilitate an AI in their organization as internal/external evaluators, consultants, and leaders.
Understanding Acculturation and Achievement of 1.5 and 2nd Generation Southeast Asian Americans: the Case of Lao American College Students (Krissyvan Truong, PhD student, paper)
An academic portrait of 1.5 & 2nd generation South Asian-American college students: Based on the South Asian-American College Student Survey (Matthew A. Witenstein & Zaynah Rahman, PhD students, Paper)
Examining the Impact of College Experience on Ethnic Identity Development of East Asian American Students (Shino Simons, PhD student, paper)
Examining the Ethnic Identity and Academic Performance of Fourth Generation Japanese American College Students (L. Erika Saito, PhD student, paper)
Examining the Experiences of First and 1.5 Generation South Asian Faculty in the United States Academy (Matthew A. Witenstein, PhD student, paper)
Exploring Learning Communities among International Graduate Students from Asian Countries in the United States (Kiki Komura, PhD student, paper)
The Current State of Inclusion Special Education in South Korea (Wendi J. Otto, PhD student, paper)
Explaining the Success of 2nd Generation Hmong American College Students (Stacy Kula, PhD student, paper)
2nd Generation Korean-American Achievement (Wendi Otto, Ph.D. student, paper)
Understanding How Peer Group Interactions and Parental Practices Impact Filipino American College Students' Adjustment and Success (Jennifer Jimenez-Marana, PhD student, paper)
Academic & Social Decision-making of 1.5 & 2nd Generation South Asian-American College Students.(Matthew Witenstein and Zaynah Rahman, PhD students, paper)
The paper develops an academic portrait of 1.5 and 2nd generation South Asian immigrant students in US colleges, and examines the degree to which South Asian-American college students experience cultural conflict when making both academic and social decisions in post-secondary educational contexts.
Conceptualizing a Comparative View of Immigrant Education, (Matthew Witenstein, PhD student, Paper co-authored with SES associate professor Dr. Tom Luschei)
Reviews recent research on immigrant education reported in 49 articles published in comparative education journals. The paper was part of a larger panel on cross-national and comparative approaches to understand immigrant students’ educational success.
Latino Parents' Perceptions of Adult ESL and its Perceived Effects on the Academic Motivation and Achievement of Children (Jeremiah J. Gonzalez, SES PhD Student, Paper)
Mentors as Change Agents: A Case Study of a Latina First Generation College Student (Jeremiah J. Gonzalez, SES PhD Student, Paper)
Educators' Perspectives on Current Parent Involvement Activities and Practices in K-12 Schools (Veronica V. Gonzalez, SES PhD Student, Paper)
The Next Frontier in U.S. Public Media: Reaching a Young Diverse Audience on Multi-Media Platforms (Max Benavidez, SES PhD Student, Paper)
Asian Model Minority Myth (Randy Stepp, SES PhD Student, Poster Session)
Understanding the Process and Development of Ethnic Identity: Empowering Children, Youth, and......You! (Yujiro Shimogori, SES PhD Student)
The purpose of the presentation, which is designed for teacher educators, is to address the issues and problems related to the development of ethnic identity. The presenter’s vignette as a Japanese bicultural person will be shared. Moreover, an analysis and synthesis of four ethnic identity development models will be examined.
Creating a Village: A High School Mentoring Program for African American Students (Torie L. Weiston, SES PhD Student, Paper)
The Contribution of Pedagogy to to Teacher-Student Relationships (Jennifer R. Pieratt, SES PhD Student, Poster)
Crime and Academic Achievement: Examining the Relationship Between Crime in the Community and its Impact on Schools (Omar Safie, SES PhD Student, Poster and Paper)
AB167: The Fight for Equitable Educational Outcomes for Teens in California's Foster-Care System (John R. Harris, Paper)
South Asian Women Faculty Negotiating the Bicultural Experience in the U.S. (Matthew Witenstein, SES PhD Student, Paper)
Understanding How Peer Group Interactions and Parental Practices Impact Filipino American College Students' Adjustment and Success (Jennifer Jimenez-Marana, Paper)
Fourth Generation Japanese American College Students: Educational Experiences and Ethnic Identity (Lorine Erika Saito, Paper)
Using Selective Acculturation Theory to Examine Acculturation and Bilingualism in 1.5 and 2nd Generation Chinese Students (Sally Wu, Paper)
Examining the Impact of College Experience on Ethnic Identity Development of East Asian American Students (Shino Simons, Paper)
Attaining Academic Success: The Case of 2nd Generation Hmong American College Students (Stacy M. Kula, Paper)
Parenting Style in the Korean Context: Academic Achievement of 2nd Generation Korean American Elementary Students (Wendi J. Otto, Paper)
Understanding the Impact of Gender, Bicultural Identities, Barriers and Opportunities on 1.5 and 2nd Generation Hmong American Female College Students (Aisha Smith-Thompson, Paper)
Examining 1.5 and 2nd Generation Laotian American Achievement through Acculturation, Cultural Capital, and Social Capital (Krissyvan K. Truong, Paper)
No Gain Without the Brain (Yujiro Shimogori, SES PhD Student)
The presenter will illustrate a hypothetical scheme of an English learner's brain in response to the seven features of effective schools established in the article Successful Bilingual Schools - Six Effective Programs in California.