Culminating Project Title
Date of Award
Culminating Project Type
Educational Administration and Leadership, K-12: Ed.D.
Educational Administration and Higher Education
School of Education
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Keywords and Subject Headings
Language immersion education, Chinese immersion programs, Parent's perceptions
The purpose of the study was to gain information from parents who had enrolled their child/children in selected Chinese language immersion programs during 2016-2017 school year in Minnesota. The study aimed to explore parents’ motivations and perceptions of Chinese immersion programs in Minnesota. By exploring parents’ perceptions, the Chinese immersion programs’ strengths and potential improvements were identified. The findings of the study were shared with Chinese immersion programs’ administrators, teachers, and parents to improve their awareness about Chinese immersion programs in Minnesota. The findings of the study were used to supplement the gap in the literature related to parents’ perceptions of Chinese immersion programs in Minnesota. In addition, the results of the study may be used by parents who plan to enroll their children in Chinese immersion programs to make their final decisions.
Ren, Xinming, "Parents’ Perceptions of Chinese Immersion Programs in Minnesota" (2017). Culminating Projects in Education Administration and Leadership. 36.