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Application of Māori worldview and the relationships between tangata (people) and whenua (land), waka (canoes), moana (ocean) and wai (water).
|Paper title||Te Pou o Te Koronga Advanced Māori Physical Education and Health|
|Subject||Sport, Physical Education and Exercise|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$946.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,213.25|
- 54 200-level MAOR points or PHSE 104 or PHSE 320 or SPEX 206
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
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- Teaching staff
Course Coordinator: Dr Chanel Phillips
- Paper Structure
The paper builds off SPEX 206 and is focused on five key wāhanga, or topics.
These are: (1) tangata (people); (2) whenua (land); (3) waka (canoes); (4) wai (water); and (5) moana (ocean).
In this paper we ask students to:
- Explore your own understandings of health and the environment.
- Deepen your understanding of whakapapa (genealogy), mātauranga (Māori knowledge) and tikanga (custom, protocol) in relation to Māori and the environment.
- Examine theoretical content of the manifestations of Māori worldview through: (1) tāngata (people); (2) whenua (land); (3) waka (canoes); (4) wai (water) and; (5) moana (ocean).
- Consider appropriate applications for Māori communities for the five key wāhanga topics.
No textbooks required. Course readings will be provided via eReserve on Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper the student will have:
- A deeper understanding of who you are and where you come from in relation to the environment.
- Had an opportunity to deepen understanding of theoretical constructs of a Māori worldview through the examination of oral literature such as mōteatea (chant); pūrākau (stories, creation narratives); whakataukī (proverb) and karakia (incantation).
- An understanding of whakapapa (genealogy), mātauranga (Māori knowledge) and tikanga (custom, protocol) that underpins tāngata (human body); whenua (land); waka (canoes); wai (water) and; moana (ocean) for Māori PE and health.
- Communicated ideas in relation to a Māori community in a Māori PE and health context in a group.
- Experiential understanding of course material through noho marae.