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
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

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 35-45 hours per semester. This course builds the bridge between the theories you explore in your Core Course and the experiences you have in practice.

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Note: As part of this course, you are expected to plan and implement activities to do with the children during your visits.

Related Discipline(s)

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


Nanna Duchene

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Master of Arts (Cand.) in Philosophy of Education 2012 from Aarhus University Denmark.   Associate Professor at University College South within disciplines: Philosophy of Education, Teaching Theory and Children with special needs. Several years of experience as Editor of Journals on Education. With DIS since 2021. 

Child Development and Diversity, Nanna Duchene