Discipline: Child Development

Developmental Disorders

This course explores maladaptive behaviors, cognitions, and emotions in child development using the biopsychosocial model. This model addresses the multilayered and hierarchical contexts of the child’s life by considering multiple perspectives as regards the genetic, psychological,…

Early Childhood: Nordic Education and Parenting

The earliest years of a child’s life play a foundational role in the opportunities, experiences, and relationships they develop as adults. This course investigates the key elements of how both parents and professionals contribute to children’s…

Early Childhood: Nordic Education and Parenting

Children with Special Needs

This class challenges your ideas about ‘special needs.’ You are situated within the concept of Nordic pedagogy in order to examine the topics of inclusion and quality of life within the Danish social welfare system. For…

Children in a Multicultural Context

This course explores multicultural contexts for childhood in the Nordic countries. Based on readings and your experiences on Field Studies, the class investigates practices around ethnic diversity, childhood discourse, and multiculturalism in Danish education and social…