An introduction to the Māori world, including cultural concepts and practices, Treaty of Waitangi, pronunciation, greetings, songs, and forms of language appropriate to work contexts. Includes cultural experience practicum.
Suitable for all professionals working in the University environment who wish to:
- Develop a basic conversational fluency and proficiency in the pronunciation of Māori language used within the University of Otago
- Develop aural confidence in listening to basic Māori language
- Learn two Māori waiata that can be used within University forums
- Develop a basic knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications on the University of Otago as a workplace
|Paper title||Introducing the Māori World|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$886.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- (MAOR 102 and MAOR 110) or any other more advanced Māori language paper.
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have completed both MAOR 102 and 110, or any more advanced Māori language paper, are not eligible to enrol in this paper.
- All University staff.
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- More information link
- View more information on the Te Tumu website
- Teaching staff
- Lecturer: Craig Hall
- Paper Structure
- This paper introduces the Māori world, including cultural concepts and practices,
Treaty of Waitangi, pronunciation, greetings, songs and forms of language appropriate
to work contexts.
Internal assessment 100%
- Teaching Arrangements
- Includes a Practicum.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Cultural understanding.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students will be expected to gain the following from this paper:
- Introductory competency in aspects of the Māori language: pronunciation, greetings and other appropriate forms of language
- Introductory competency in the performance of select Māori composition
- An understanding of University treaty-related documents
- An understanding of appropriate key Māori concepts
- Demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of Te Ao Māori in the context of a Māori cultural experience