In preparation for practicum experiences an exploration of: learning languages, inclusive education, culturally informed pedagogical practices, principles and issues relating to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori and positive behaviour for learning.
Nau mai, haere mai. Alongside an examination of culturally informed pedagogical practices, principles and issues relating to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori and cultural diversity; there are opportunities for increasing levels of collaborative reflection and levels of responsibility in a variety of classroom situations.
|Paper title||Te Aka and Learning Languages|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (27 February 2023 - 17 November 2023)
1st Non standard period (27 February 2023 - 17 November 2023) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$912.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- EDPR 131, ELIT 199 and EMAT 199
- Limited to
- Primary Education students only.
Pre-requisite EDPR 131
Paper Co-ordinator: Belinda Haig
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- Contextual development of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in the New Zealand Curriculum
- Pasifika education and research initiatives
- Constructions of culture and ethnicity
- Rationale for learning languages
- Principles for learning languages
- Relationships with learning areas
- The professional role of the ethical teacher
- Building professional relationships and communication
- Planning and evaluation
- Effective teaching, feedback and questioning for effective assessment
- Theoretical underpinnings and practical implications of differing management practices
- The reflective teacher
- Introduction to Deaf culture
- Inclusive teaching practices
- Personal theories that influence practice
- Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in the curriculum
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught on the Dunedin and Southland campuses.
Fraser, D. & Hill, M. (2019). The Professional Practice of Teaching in New Zealand ( 6th Ed). Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning.
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Ethics, Information literacy, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
In individual, variable group and whole class contexts, the students will:
- Demonstrate working towards the professional, ethical, legal, and practical requirements of teachers
- Design, implement, evaluate and critically reflect on linked learning experiences.
- Apply knowledge and skills relevant to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori within a selected learning area
- Articulate a critical understanding of culture and diversity for teaching and learning.
- Reflect on the impact of own assumptions and beliefs on students.
- Examine the approaches underpinning Learning Languages in the curriculum and apply current relevant research in second language acquisition, to critically evaluate materials that support intercultural communicative language teaching and learning.