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Introduces key theory and method questions for Indigenous Studies, focusing on the central challenge of defining ‘Indigenous’.
The aim of this paper is to introduce students to theoretical and methodological paradigms, ideas and issues relevant to Indigenous peoples.
|Paper title||Indigenous Theory and Method|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,403.61|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- INGX 501
- Limited to
Dr Michelle Schaaf, MIndS Programme Coordinator
- More information link
- View more information on the Te Tumu website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- 100% internally assessed
- Teaching Arrangements
- Paper available as a distance paper for the MIndS programme, but arrangements for on-campus students are made directly with the lecturer for on-campus sessions.
- Readings available online
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Critically analyse, evaluate and debate many of the diverse theoretical and epistemological paradigms relevant to Indigenous peoples
- Significantly engage with at least one of the theoretical/methodological paradigms presented in class to the degree of understanding that will allow the student to employ that theoretical/methodological paradigm as the underpinnings for their INGS 590 Research Report. That is, the student should be able to form a research question, theoretical paradigm and epistemological method based on one of the theoretical/methodological paradigms learnt in INGS 501