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MAOR120 Introducing the Māori World

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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 students and 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

Paper title Introducing the Māori World
Paper code MAOR120
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (9 November 2020 - 12 December 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Restriction
(MAOR 102 and MAOR 110) or any other more advanced Māori language paper.
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have completed both MAOR 102 and 110, or any more advanced Māori language paper, are not eligible to enrol in this paper.
Eligibility

All students and university staff are eligible for this paper. Previous knowledge of Te Reo is not required.

Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 479 8674
Teaching staff

Lecturer: to be advised

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

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (9 November 2020 - 12 December 2020)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 46-50
Thursday 10:00-11:50 46-50

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 46-50
T2 Friday 09:00-10:50 46-50

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 students and 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

Paper title Introducing the Māori World
Paper code MAOR120
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (8 November 2021 - 11 December 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
(MAOR 102 and MAOR 110) or any other more advanced Māori language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have completed both MAOR 102 and 110, or any more advanced Māori language paper, are not eligible to enrol in this paper.
Eligibility

All students and university staff are eligible for this paper. Previous knowledge of Te Reo is not required.

Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 479 8674
Teaching staff

Lecturer: to be advised

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

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be expected to gain the following

  • 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

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (8 November 2021 - 11 December 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 45-49
Thursday 10:00-11:50 45-49

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 45-49
T2 Friday 09:00-10:50 45-49