Bridging Two Worlds: Experiences of Chinese and Taiwanese Americans Attending Chinese Heritage Schools in Houston Academic Article uri icon


  • This qualitative case study presents the reflections of ten Chinese and Taiwanese Americans on their experiences in community-based Chinese Heritage Schools (CHS) in Houston, Texas. Five themes emerged from the in-depth interviews with the participants: (1) self-perceptions of being Chinese/Taiwanese Americans, (2) motivations for learning Chinese, (3) key learning experiences at CHS, (4) perspectives on CHS, and (5) suggestions proposed by the participants.

published proceedings

  • Heritage Language Journal

author list (cited authors)

  • Liao, L., Larke, P., & Hill-Jackson, V.

citation count

  • 2

complete list of authors

  • Liao, Li-Yuan||Larke, Patricia||Hill-Jackson, Valerie

publication date

  • August 2017