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|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (14 November 2022 - 17 December 2022) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- (MAOR 102 and MAOR 110) or any other more advanced Māori language paper
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have completed both MAOR102 and MAOR110, or any more advanced Māori language paper, are not eligible to enrol in this paper.
All students and university staff are eligible for this paper. Previous knowledge of Te Reo is not required.
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- Teaching staff
Lecturer to be advised. Please contact the department for more information.
- 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 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
Non-standard semester 0.15EFTS 18 points - This paper runs from 11 November to 13 December 2013
Please note: Important Enrolment Guidelines for Staff for MAOR120
If you are a new student at Otago, please follow the links for enrolling in Summer School then choose a Certificate of Proficiency as your qualification. You won’t be able to choose the paper MAOR120; instead, e mail firstname.lastname@example.org and let them know you have chosen your qualification and the paper you wish to enrol in.
Introduces 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.
Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Poia Rewi
100% internally assessed
2 Internal test 30% (15% each)
3 Assignments 15% (5% each)
1 Oral assessment 15%
1 Practicum One report 25% (20% contribution, 5% report)
2 Practicum Two waiata (15% total)
Lectures will be held in Te Tumu, Room R1-S3. Practicals and Tutorials to be advised.
Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-11:50
Tutorials: Tuesday 16:00-16:50 OR Thursday 16:00-16:50