Children in a Multicultural ContextSemester Course

Child Development & Diversity
Week-Long Study Tour
Core Course Week Study Tour
Corequisite Course(s)
Major Discipline(s)
Child Development, Education / Educational Studies, Human Development
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

Notes for Spring 2021:

  • Your two course-integrated Study Tours will take place in Denmark.
  • The corequisite course, Children in a Multicultural Context Practicum, will not be offered in the spring 2021 semester. It will be offered in fall 2021 and future semesters.

Based on research and student experiences at practicum sites, the course examines practices around ethnic diversity and multiculturalism in Danish education and social policy. Educational issues such as teaching practices, intercultural communication and learning, multilingualism, and the influence of culture on education and child development are studied.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Sociology


Maja Sbahi Biehl

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Cand.comm. (Communication and Educational Studies, Roskilde University, 2004). B.A. (Speech and Communication, San Francisco State University, 1998). Interpreter and pedagogical supervisor for Turkish youth, Farum municipality, 1999-2000. With DIS since 2005.