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MAOR410 Special Topic: Indigenous Identities

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Examination of the theoretical aspects of indigeneity, linking to practical application of global indigenous identities. An understanding of what it means to have an indigenous identity will be achieved through researching different societies.

Indigeneity is a topic that is pertinent in today’s global society. Understanding global indigenous identities provides people with a better cultural understanding of today’s transnational societies. Having the skills to understand different indigenous identities is beneficial for any person who works within education, social work, science, health, commerce and politics, and enables people to be accepting of all individuals within any society. The Indigenous Identities paper is also beneficial for people who want to understand their own indigenous identity as they are challenged and encouraged to explore how their own identity is considered within each of the stated sectors.

Paper title Special Topic: Indigenous Identities
Paper code MAOR410
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,154.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,801.79

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Prerequisite
36 300-level INDV, MAOR or PACI points
Contact

Dr Erica Newman

Teaching staff

Dr Erica Newman

Teaching Arrangements

This paper will be taught on campus and available for any distance postgraduate students.

Textbooks

Readings will be available through eReserve

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Critical thinking, research, lifelong learning, global perspective, informative literacy, communication, scholarship, and communication.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will:

  • Critically relate indigeneity to theory and knowledge.
  • Critically analyse differences and similarities of indigenous identities across different cultures.
  • Demonstrate understanding of indigeneity through written and oral.

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Semester 2

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Topics change year to year

Paper title Special Topic
Paper code MAOR410
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
36 300-level INDV, MAOR or PACI points
Teaching staff

To be advised when paper next offered.

Textbooks

To be advised when paper next offered.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

To be advised when paper next offered.

Learning Outcomes

To be advised when paper next offered.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2022

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard