Showing courses for the subject Maori (courses with significant Maori content)

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  • MAOR001 (2019): Te Tu Marae - Marae Practice

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Mike Ross.

    MAOR 001 is a course within the Tohu Maoritanga programme, and examines the theoretical and practical application of kawa (protocols) of the marae, in both a traditional and contemporary context. It is a practical placement course based at Te Herenga Waka Marae. Students will learn about marae procedure, customs and organisation through participation in marae activities and work. The course is aimed at developing competence in the operation of a marae and in using language appropriate to it. This course is only available to students completing Te Tohu Maoritanga (Diploma in Maoritanga). Students will be co-taught with the MAOR 213 class.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/001/2019

  • MAOR002 (2019): Waiata Tawhito - Waiata Performance

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Mike Ross.

    MAOR 002 is a practical placement course based at Te Herenga Waka Marae. It focuses on the study and performance of waiata and haka appropriate for a range of Maori contexts. Students will also develop research skills through the exploration of waiata with individual significance. This course is only available to students completing Te Tohu Maoritanga (Diploma in Maoritanga).

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/002/2019

  • HIST112 (2019): Islands and Peoples: Aotearoa New Zealand in World History

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Jim McAloon.

    New Zealand's peoples occupy one of the most remote parts of the world. As an island people, their history has been one of constant connection and innovation. Surveying the dynamic movements that made Aotearoa New Zealand a destination for peoples from Polynesia, and later, Britain and other parts of the globe, students will explore what cultures, conflicts and identities were formed in the islands of Aotearoa. Covering the period from the beginnings of human habitation to the present, the course brings the latest discoveries to the lecture room and encourages students’ own research endeavours.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/hist/112/2019

  • MAOR101 (2019): Te Timatanga/Introduction to Māori Language

    20 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 3.

    This course is an introduction to the Maori language for those who have little or no previous experience of the Maori language or culture. In MAOR 101 students work to develop a foundation of basic Maori language speaking, reading and writing skills, approximately equivalent to NCEA Level 1. The course covers the fundamentals of Maori pronunciation, learning vocabulary and basic sentence structures, karakia, waiata, and mihimihi. This course includes a noho marae component.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/101/2019

  • MAOR102 (2019): Te Arumanga/Elementary Maori Language

    20 points. Trimester 2,Trimester 3.

    This course is designed for students with some basic Maori language experience, and extends upon the foundations laid in MAOR 101. In MAOR 102, students work to improve their oral and written Maori language competence, reaching a level approximately equivalent to NCEA Level 3. Students are introduced to new vocabulary and extend their knowledge of the structures of te reo Maori, and begin to engage in basic conversations on everyday topics. This course includes a noho marae component. Withdrawal with refund by 11/1/2019, withdrawal without refund by 7/2/2019, after which date the permission of the Associate Dean (Students) will be required to withdraw.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/102/2019

  • MAOR103 (2019): Whakakokoi Matauranga / Academic Skills A

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Peter Adds.

    MAOR 103 is a course tailored to the Tohu Maoritanga programme for Tohu students who are enrolled in a 20-point degree related course. It introduces students to competencies needed for University such as critical thinking, academic writing, independent learning, personal management, note making, goal setting, presentations and library skills. Students will also learn to read academic texts, and follow ethical study practices. Essential computing skills are also covered and students will develop and refine their own study strategies. Co-taught with MAOR 104.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/103/2019

  • MAOR104 (2019): Whakakokoi Matauranga / Academic Skills B

    25 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Peter Adds.

    MAOR 104 is a course tailored to the Tohu Maoritanga programme for Tohu students who are enrolled in a 15-point degree related course. It introduces students to competencies needed for University such as critical thinking, academic writing, independent learning, personal management, note making, goal setting, presentations and library skills. Students will also learn to read academic texts, and follow ethical study practices. Essential computing skills are also covered and students will develop and refine their own study strategies. Co-taught with MAOR 103.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/104/2019

  • MAOR111 (2019): Wana te Wanawana/Maori Language 1A

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Mike Ross.

    This course focuses upon developing a foundation of tertiary level Maori language learning and academic skills. Throughout MAOR 111 students will work to develop oral and aural confidence in te reo Maori. They will also encounter a range of Maori language literature, and will work to expand their vocabulary and develop accuracy in reading and writing in te reo Maori. Students with NCEA Level 2, Sixth Form Certificate, NCEA Level 3, University Entrance Maori or an equivalent should begin with this course. This course includes a noho marae component.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/111/2019

  • MAOR112 (2019): Wanawana te Tu / Maori Language 1B

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Vini Olsen-Reeder.

    This course focuses upon further developing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in te reo Maori. There is a focus upon oral performance. Students will further develop their language proficiency by beginning to evaluate, edit, and critically analyse their use of te reo Maori. They will begin to develop awareness of register and formality in te reo Maori. This course includes a noho marae component.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/112/2019

  • MAOR123 (2019): Te Iwi Maori me ana Tikanga/Maori Society and Culture

    20 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 2. Coordinator: Annie Te One.

    This course introduces students to a broad range of Maori beliefs, concepts and structures that are important to the foundations and development of Maori society and culture. The course will cover aspects of pre-European Maori society, cultural change, present-day developments as well as visions for the future. Powhiri and marae tour: tba.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/123/2019

  • MAOR125 (2017): Special Topic: Maori Cultural Practices for Professionals

    20 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    This course prepares students to enter the workforce equipped to deal with the challenges of engaging with the Maori world and Maori stakeholders. It focuses on basic Maori language skills, workplace Treaty issues, and operating appropriately and effectively in the context of a marae or Maori meeting. Trimester 3: Withdrawal with refund by 24/11/2017; withdrawal without refund by 13/12/2017, after which date the permission of the Associate Dean (Students) will be required to withdraw.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/125/2017

  • PERF151 (2018): Maori Music Performance

    15 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    Introductory performance study of Maori music and its cultural contexts.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/perf/151/2018

  • TCHG118 (2019): Te Ao Maori 1: He Ara Whakawhanaunga

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Jenny Ritchie.

    A foundation course in the Te Ao Maori strand that focuses on basic language structures with a particular emphasis on vocabulary relevant to early education contexts. This course also explores Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tikanga Maori in relation to teaching in Aotearoa New Zealand. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/tchg/118/2019

  • ARCI251 (2019): History and Theory of Architecture / Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Peter Wood.

    Introduction to the development of architectural theory and its application to the recent history of built form.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/arci/251/2019

  • EDUC223 (2019): Education, Ethnicity and Culture

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Adreanne Ormond.

    An examination of the underlying concepts in indigenous education and the theories that inform current research practice. Particular emphasis is given to theories of ethnicity, culture, indigeneity and colonisation and their application to the New Zealand context.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/educ/223/2019

  • ESCI201 (2019): Climate Change and New Zealand's Future

    20 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Alex Lo.

    The Climate Change Research Institute in conjunction with the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences is offering this summer course. Designed for science and non-science students, this course provides a summary of current knowledge on climate change, the evidence and its uncertainties, and possible climate scenarios for the next 50 to 500 years. The course also discusses the influence of climate change on NZ’s society, economy and environment, and governmental strategies for adaptation and mitigation. The course is taught by staff from VUW, NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited), Ministry of the Environment, and Public Policy Research.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/esci/201/2019

  • HIST227 (2018): Maori and Pakeha in the Nineteenth-Century World

    20 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    This course examines the histories of Maori and Pakeha cultural interactions during the nineteenth century. It explores relationships between identity, power and place, in both international and local forums.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/hist/227/2018

  • HIST249 (2018): New Zealand Political History

    20 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    This course will survey key themes in New Zealand's political history, 1870-1975. The course content will include the changing shape and nature of the New Zealand state, the evolution of political parties, economic and social policy, and Maori and the state. Themes will be discussed in a comparative context. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in INTP or POLS. See major requirements for details.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/hist/249/2018

  • INTP201 (2017): Special Topic: Cyber Security and International Relations

    20 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    An examination of the global politics of cyber security. We begin by placing cyber security issues in historical and theoretical context before focusing on the technical challenges involved. The course then explores the major political/strategic debates around cyber security and looks at how states and non-state actors are responding. This course may also be able to be taken towards a major in POLS. See major requirements for details.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/intp/201/2017

  • MAOR211 (2019): Tu Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 2A

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Karena Kelly.

    This Maori language course extends oral, aural, reading and writing skills, with a particular focus on biography. It develops these language skills by drawing on historiographies, literature from a range of time periods and genres, including narratives contained within Te Tumu Herenga Waka. Kiwaha (colloquialisms), whakatauki/whakatauaki (aphorisms) and mita (dialect) are examined in understanding and creating biographies. This course includes a noho marae component.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/211/2019

  • MAOR213 (2019): Te Kawa o te Marae/Marae Etiquette and Protocols

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Mike Ross.

    This course examines the Maori rituals and customs that govern the processes and functions of the marae. It examines the theoretical and practical application of kawa (protocols) of the marae, in both a traditional and contemporary context. Attendance is required at a noho marae (approximate cost $15.00).

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/213/2019

  • MAOR216 (2019): Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Symon Palmer, Annie Te One.

    This course examines the Declaration of Independence and the background of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, its signing and various interpretations of it, creating an understanding of how the history of the Treaty relates to the modern day, its effects upon the Maori people, and its implications for future relations between non-tangata whenua people in Aotearoa.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/216/2019

  • MAOR217 (2019): Te Puwhenuatanga o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa / The Peopling of Polynesia

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Peter Adds.

    This course focuses on Polynesian origins in the Pacific with special emphasis on the settlement of New Zealand and the development of Maori culture. It draws on archaeological, linguistic, traditional and other forms of evidence. There is an optional field trip (cost to be advised).

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/217/2019

  • MAOR221 (2019): Tu Tu Te Wana/Maori Language 2B

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Vini Olsen-Reeder.

    This Maori language course further extends oral, aural, reading and writing skills, with a particular focus on modern language contexts. It draws on a number of literary genres and situations that develop an understanding of language acquisition and use in modern contexts. Kiwaha (colloquialisms), whakatauki/whakatauaki (aphorisms) and mita (dialect) are further extended for modern use. Translation theories are also examined in the development of modern language corpora. This course includes a noho marae component.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/221/2019

  • MAOR222 (2019): Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Maori Language

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Vini Olsen-Reeder.

    MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Maori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language. 100% online, internal assessment.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/222/2019

  • PERF251 (2019): Pasifika Performance 1

    15 points. Course not offered in 2019.

    Introductory performance study of Pacific Island music with an understanding of the cultural contexts. 100% internal assessment.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/perf/251/2019

  • PHIL209 (2019): Special Topic: Non-Western Philosophy

    20 points. Trimester 3.

    This course is an introduction to classical Chinese philosophy, focused on Confucianism, its developments, and and the challenges and alternatives presented to it by Moism and Daoism. The course will study the works of Confucius, Mozi, Mengzi, Laozi, Zhuangzi, and Xunzi, with a focus on their views about ethics, political philosophy, education, and human nature. Trimester 3: Withdrawal with refund by 23/11/2018, withdrawal without refund by 12/12/2018, after which date the permission of the Associate Dean (Students) will be required to withdraw.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/phil/209/2019

  • POLS218 (2017): Politics and the Media in New Zealand

    20 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    This course focuses on the political roles, functions and effects of the media in New Zealand. Topics studied will include: media and elections (including voting behaviour); news management and production; the role of public relations in political lobbying and electioneering; the political uses of opinion polls and experts; the regulatory environment within which the media operates; ownership and control of the media, public service broadcasting; Maori politics and the media; and the media and political leadership. This course may also be able to be taken towards a major in INTP. See major requirements for details.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/pols/218/2017

  • TCHG218 (2019): Te Ao Maori II

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Mere Skerrett, Jenny Ritchie.

    This course has increasing emphasis on oral and written competency in Te Reo Maori. This course seeks to provide a deeper understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to partnerships within early childhood settings. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/tchg/218/2019

  • TXTT201 (2019): Print, Communication and Culture

    20 points. Trimester 3.

    An introduction to the history of books, print and textual transmission in western, eastern, and indigenous cultures. Topics include book design and technological change, readers and reading spaces, censorship and oppression, packaging and advertising, and the reinvention of the book in the digital age. This course includes two distinctive dimensions: an overview of print culture in Aotearoa/New Zealand, including its relationship to Maori oral culture and the influence of the book on Pacific peoples; and hands-on experience in the letterpress printing laboratory at Wai-te-ata Press. An additional charge of $5-$10 per group will be incurred for paper for the printing project.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/txtt/201/2019

  • EDUC323 (2019): Contemporary Issues in Indigenous Education Aotearoa

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Adreanne Ormond.

    This course will investigate the drive by various indigenous groups to be more self-determining through education. An interdisciplinary focus is taken. The course will discuss contemporary themes such as indigenous identities, the impact of globalisation and the self-determination of indigenous peoples.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/educ/323/2019

  • HIST323 (2018): Nga Tuhinga a Nga Tupuna: Maori Text and Context in the 19th Century World

    20 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    This course examines early Maori encounters with and use of the written word and the archival records which assist us in reclaiming this intellectual tradition today. Topics include: whakairo, moko, religious texts, translation, whakapapa, nuipepa, biography and political responses.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/hist/323/2018

  • HIST329 (2019): Special Topic: The Worlds of Christopher Columbus

    20 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Steve Behrendt.

    A study of late Medieval Europe and the world during the time of Christopher Columbus, and the historical processes set in motion by his four voyages to the Americas.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/hist/329/2019

  • LAWS313 (2018): Maori Customary Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    An introduction to Maori customary law and customary concepts.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/313/2018

  • LAWS316 (2018): Maori Land Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    An examination of rights in Maori land both pre- and post-Treaty; the history, functions, jurisdiction and procedure of the Maori Land Court; land claims and the Waitangi Tribunal; related legal issues.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/316/2018

  • LAWS317 (2016): Special Topic: Natural Resource Law

    15 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course explores key areas of the law and policy relating to natural resources management, including minerals, energy, water, fisheries and forestry. This includes examination of the common law principles, legislation and administrative controls governing natural resource management in New Zealand and relevant international instruments and comparative examples.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/317/2016

  • LAWS330 (2019): Jurisprudence

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Mark Bennett.

    An introduction to the principal traditions, objectives and issues in European and Anglo-American jurisprudence, and a comparative introduction to Maori and indigenous jurisprudence.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/330/2019

  • LAWS334 (2019): Ethics and the Law

    15 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 2. Coordinator: Zoe Prebble.

    Legal practitioners' ethical responsibilities to their clients, the profession, the organs of justice and society. Formal standards for professional ethics and the development of transcultural ethics, especially in relation to Maori.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/334/2019

  • LAWS392 (2019): Special Topic: Data Privacy

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Marcin Betkier.

    This course aims to provide students with a conceptual framework for examining data privacy laws in New Zealand and in other key jurisdictions, with a particular focus on the European Union. It explores the concept of privacy and its application to computer data. Then, it analyses international data privacy frameworks and New Zealand data privacy laws with the special emphasis on the Privacy Act 1993. It also discusses the newest European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), modern challenges to the existing laws, and trends in their development. This will provide participants with skills to work in positions related to data privacy / protection.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/laws/392/2019

  • MAOR311 (2019): Tiri Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 3

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Karena Kelly.

    In this course students test their advanced Maori language oral, aural, reading and writing skills, through engaging in a variety of advanced level Maori language tasks. This includes delving into the use of figurative language (korero whakaniko) and colloquialisms (kiwaha) and discussing and analysing examples of literature rich in these language features. Students are also challenged to demonstrate their competence in te reo Maori through debating current issues related to te reo and te ao Maori, and crafting quality translations with sensitivity to key translation principles and language features such as subtlety, formality, and grammatical accuracy.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/311/2019

  • MAOR313 (2019): Nga Tikanga Tuku Iho/Maori Customary Concepts

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Peter Adds.

    This course aims to develop student insight and understanding of the nature of both traditional and contemporary Maori culture, society and politics through critical analysis of concepts such as utu, muru, raupatu, rahui and tapu.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/313/2019

  • MAOR316 (2019): Torangapu Maori/Maori Politics

    20 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Maria Bargh.

    This online course examines a range of Maori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Maori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/316/2019

  • MAOR321 (2019): Te Reo Karanga, Te Reo Whaikorero/The Language of Karanga and Whaikorero

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Mike Ross.

    This course examines the classical language of the Maori with an emphasis on the composition of original narrative and lyrical material. Attendance is required at a noho marae (approximate cost $15.00).

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/321/2019

  • MAOR322 (2019): Te Tahu o te Reo/Topics in the Structure of Maori Language

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Karena Kelly.

    This course provides an introduction to linguistic themes and the linguistic description of the Maori language, through the medium of te reo Maori, for competent Maori speakers. It concentrates on the analysis of the structure of Maori sentences and the critical analysis of elements of grammar fundamental to the fabric of the Maori language. MAOR 322 focuses on aspects of linguistic themes and concepts particularly relevant to speakers of Maori, including language change.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/322/2019

  • MDIA308 (2017): Maori Media

    20 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    This course examines the idea of Maori media from a range of perspectives. Broadly defined, Maori media includes the creative works of Maori media practitioners; however, the course also examines representations of te ao Maori more generally. Drawing from resources and methodologies from the fields of Maori Studies and Media Studies, this course considers how Maori media poses a challenge to current thinking about media practices and processes.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/mdia/308/2017

  • PASI301 (2019): Framing the Pacific: Theorising Culture and Society

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Emalani Case.

    This course examines a number of critical issues in the contemporary Pacific through a detailed consideration of the work, ideas, and writings of Pacific writers, artists, film makers, activists and scholars. It also encourages critiques of established historical and narrative accounts.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/pasi/301/2019

  • TCHG303 (2019): Matauranga Maori in Education

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Craig Rofe.

    This course focuses on developing awareness and understanding of te ao Maori and effective teaching and learning strategies that cater to the diversity of Maori in the Aotearoa New Zealand context. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/tchg/303/2019

  • TCHG368 (2019): Te Ao Maori III

    15 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Craig Rofe.

    This course is a third year paper within the Te Ao Maori strand, which has an emphasis on oral and written language relevant for English medium early childhood settings. There is also a focus on Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to the processes of colonisation and indigenous cultures. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/tchg/368/2019

  • EDUC439 (2018): Critical Pedagogies of Place

    30 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    A critical examination of the relationship between local landscape, community and the development of human perception. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the importance of ecologically appropriate community-based educational programmes.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/educ/439/2018

  • EDUC440 (2018): Research as Praxis: Indigenous Perspectives

    30 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    A critique of research as it serves indigenous communities. A major theme of this course is the articulation of indigenous knowledge and theoretical explorations of those. The politicisation of indigenous communities within Aotearoa/New Zealand and Pacific Nations will be studied. Co-taught with EDUC 540

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/educ/440/2018

  • MAOR406 (2017): Te Reo o Nga Tohunga/The Language of the Masters

    30 points. Course not offered in 2017.

    This is an advanced course in Maori language. While the emphasis is placed on the study of classical texts including waiata, whakatauki and karakia, it will also include examples of contemporary compositions. Examples of classical texts that will be covered in this course may include excerpts from Nga Moteatea, Nga Hakirara a Nga Tupuna as well as contemporary writing such as Te Tu a Te Toka - He Ieretanga no nga Tai e Wha. 100% internal assessment.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/406/2017

  • MAOR408 (2019): Ta Te Maori Rangahau/Methodology of Maori Research

    30 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Awanui Te Huia.

    This course explores research theories and practices of relevance to researchers in Maori Studies. In 12 weekly seminars, staff at Te Kawa a Maui share their discipline-specific experiences and methodologies, including discussions on kaupapa Maori research. Through guided assessment and compulsory weekly tutorials, students will produce their own research proposal. Scholarship in Maori Studies has been produced by using a variety of different approaches to research, which in turn depend on on the disicplinary background of the researcher. Te Kawa a Maui is a multi-disicplinary School which combines a wealth of disciplinary expertise from areas as diverse as history, politics, anthropology, performing arts, literature and science. This course aims to explore the different ways of conducting research in these disicplines, while also equipping students with generic research skills that are independent of discipline. Note: CRN 7712 is taught in English.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/408/2019

  • MAOR411 (2019): Te Ao Hurihuri/Issues in Contemporary Maori Society

    30 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Peter Adds.

    This course covers the development of government and iwi policy to address issues of significance to Maori. It includes a review of some traditional and contemporary tikanga and Maori concepts impacting on issues that governments wish to address through policy processes. The course also briefly covers Maori interest in international/Indigenous issues. Students will gain an insight into policy development processes as well as past and present mechanisms for dealing with Maori/iwi/hapu interest in policy outcomes. Students will examine policy decisions that have given rise to conflict between the Crown and Maori/iwi, and consider options available to Maori/iwi to interact in policy processes.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/411/2019

  • MAOR489 (2019): Kaupapa Rangahau/Research Project

    30 points. Trimester 1,Trimester 1 + 2,Trimester 2,Trimester 2 + 3,Trimester 3.

    Students enrolled in this course will complete a major essay, the topic of which is to be negotiated with the Head of School, Maori Studies, who will arrange appropriate supervision.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/489/2019

  • THEA403 (2016): Drama and Theatre in Aotearoa New Zealand

    30 points. Course not offered in 2016.

    This course explores the theatre of Aotearoa New Zealand by studying a range of play-scripts from the colonial era to the present day, through the lens of post-colonial theory. Topics include the evolution of nationalist drama, the growth of professional theatre and playwriting, the development of Maori and Pasifika theatre, and contemporary trends towards inter-cultural and devised theatre.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/thea/403/2016

  • EDUC539 (2018): Critical Pedagogies of Place

    30 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    A critical examination of the relationship between local landscape, community and the development of human perception. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the importance of ecologically appropriate community-based educational programmes.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/educ/539/2018

  • EDUC540 (2018): Research as Praxis: Indigenous Perspectives

    30 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    A critique of research as it serves indigenous communities. A major theme of this course is the articulation of indigenous knowledge and theoretical explorations of those. The politicisation of indigenous communities within Aotearoa/New Zealand and Pacific Nations will be studied. Co-taught with EDUC 440.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/educ/540/2018

  • EPSY514 (2019): Educational Psychology Assessment

    30 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Hannah Waddington.

    This course focuses on psychological assessments in education. The main topics include foundations of assessment, applied behaviour analysis, contemporary psychometric assessment, ecological assessment and communicating assessment results. There will be specific focus on the implications for cultural relevance of assessments, in particular Maori and Pasifika. This course is taught four days on campus and two in schools

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/epsy/514/2019

  • HELT505 (2018): Special topic: Higher Education in New Zealand

    30 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    This course covers aspects of New Zealand higher education policy, the Treaty of Waitangi, diversity and practice that are distinctive to the New Zealand tertiary environment. It also examines key learning and teaching theories and their application within the New Zealand university context.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/helt/505/2018

  • INFO523 (2019): Information Access and Use

    15 points. Trimester 1. Coordinator: Maja Krtalic.

    This course covers models of information seeking behaviour and information literacy, and will equip students with the skills to assist users efficiently and effectively to access information in contexts such as libraries, museums, records management systems, and archives.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/info/523/2019

  • INFO530 (2018): Maori Information Sources

    15 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    An introduction to the range and characteristics of Maori information sources: including oral texts, databases held by organisations such as the Waitangi Tribunal and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, iwi and whakapapa information.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/info/530/2018

  • MHST515 (2018): Museums and Maori

    30 points. Course not offered in 2018.

    This course examines the changing relationship between museums and Maori people from the colonial period to the present.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/mhst/515/2018

  • MSSL505 (2019): Partnerships and Networks

    15 points. Trimester 3. Coordinator: Brenda Service.

    Building and sustaining effective relationships with the school community and beyond is the focus of this course. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate strategies and approaches and to articulate how these may be implemented in a variety of situations. Particular attention will be paid to high needs populations such as Maori, Pasifika and new migrants communities.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/mssl/505/2019

  • TCHG503 (2019): Matauranga Maori in the Classroom

    20 points. Trimester 2. Coordinator: Hiria McRae.

    A critical examination of the role of the teacher and their commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi through the inclusion of Te Ao Maori in their teaching practice, including culturally responsive pedagogies. This will prepare graduates for the use of evidence-based approaches that meet the diverse needs of Maori students in schools. This course can only be undertaken as part of a teacher education programme.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/tchg/503/2019

  • MAOR690 (2019): Maori for PhD

    120 points. Full Year.

    https://www.victoria.ac.nz/courses/maor/690/2019