Children in a Multicultural ContextSemester Course

Program
Child Development & Diversity
Week-Long Study Tour
London
Core Course Week Study Tour
Denmark
Corequisite Course(s)
Major Discipline(s)
Child Development, Education / Educational Studies, Human Development
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Based on research and student experiences at practicum sites, the course examines practices around the terms 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):
Ethnic Studies, Sociology

Faculty

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.