Asian Americans & the U.S.

This webinar series includes how Asian Americans have been excluded from U.S. immigration and citizenship, how they have fought for inclusion, and explores laws and court cases connected to Asian Americans. This series explores how Asian Americans exercised their rights and responsibilities within civic society to secure a place in the United States, and will address the Model Minority Myth, which continues to shape perceptions and experiences of Asian Americans. Finally, the series shares how Asian Americans have responded to anti-Asian exclusion, racism, and xenophobia in the United States.

In this course, you will:

  • Reflect upon how Asian Americans have been excluded from U.S. society,
  • Examine primary court cases that directly connect to Asian Americans.
  • Identify how Asian Americans have exercised their rights to secure their place in U.S. society.
  • Explore how modern U.S. society has related to Asian Americans and how this content might be used in the content that you’re teaching.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that this course contains videos. Once you start watching a video for this course, you must complete viewing it. Partial video views WILL NOT BE SAVED. You can pause the video, but you will need to finish the entire video before moving on, or you’ll have to start it all over again.

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SCECHs Granted


Who should take this course?

School Resource Officer
Support Staff

What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

High School
Middle School
Upper Elementary

Course Vendor

Michigan Virtual