Child Development and Education in Scandinavia PracticumSemester Course

Child Development in Scandinavia Practicum, Semester Course
Corequisite Course(s)
Major Discipline(s)
Child Development, Education / Educational Studies, Human Development
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

This course emphasizes and integrates application of research, critical reflection, and hands-on experience in Danish pedagogy in order to explore the connection between pedagogical approaches and professional practices with young children. You are placed in a Danish childcare or school setting one day a week for a total of 45-55 hours per semester. This course builds the bridge between the theories you explore in your core class, and the experiences you have in practice.

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Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Anthropology, Sociology

Faculty

Jennifer Duncan-Bendix

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Masters of Education for Daycare and Primary School (Aarhus University, 2014). BA (Human Development and Family Studies – Early Childhood Development and Education, University of Connecticut, 2006). Assistant Program Director of Child Development and Diversity, DIS  (2014-present). Pedagogue in the International and Danish communities in Copenhagen (2008-2010). I am specifically interested in  the cross-cultural practices, discourses, and research related to how we create active and caring environments for young children.  With DIS since 2007.

Child Diversity & Development, Jennifer Duncan-Bendix