International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
Abstract This study explored Korean immigrant fathers’ perspectives on their involvement in children’s learning and schooling in the United States with the intent to suggest for early childhood educators and teachers to consider the importance of involving the immigrant fathers in children’s learning and schooling. In-depth interviews were used to explore of three Korean fathers involvement both at home and at school settings. The results of the study overall indicated that three Korean fathers commonly experienced difficulties and frustration when they participated in their children’s learning, schooling, and playing. Additionally, the Korean fathers reported to encounter acknowledged challenges in terms of language issues, cultural differences, and negative experiences in their involvement in children’s learning and schooling.
Youth & families
Kim, Keun Kyu; Chung, Jaeyong; Mays, Chance; and Durant, Dayan, "The Role of Korean Fathers: A Study of Korean Fathering Practices in the United States" (2011). College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences. 34.