MAORI204-19A (HAM)

Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Health and Wellbeing

15 Points

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Paper Description

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Māori and Indigenous health and wellbeing is a complex area of study that has a focus on: Te Ao Māori/Māori worldview; colonisation, the social determinants of health and; whenua based health practices. This paper teaches core conceptual understandings of Māori and Indigenous Health and Wellbeing. This paper will critically analyse health and wellbeing from a Māori and Indigenous perspective in relation to the impact of colonisation on Māori and Indigenous peoples. There is an added element of exploring the whenua based health practices and their relationship to contemporary society. As a result, this paper will enable students to consider factors within society that influence the health and wellbeing of Māori.

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Paper Structure

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1x 2hr lecture per week

Tutorials will be held in Weeks 2 and 3, 6 and 7, 13 and 14 of Semester.

Students must also attend ONE of the 3 field trips to Raglan/Whaingaroa. These will be held Thursday the 2nd, 9th and 16th of May from 9am to 4pm. More details will provided in the lectures and on Moodle.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • 1. Describe Māori and Indigenous health and wellbeing in relation to colonisation and the current health status of Māori.
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  • 2. Demonstrate knowledge of Māori and Indigenous conceptual frameworks of health and wellbeing in relation to the social determinants of health.
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  • 3. Comprehend the importance of whenua based (Te Taiāo) health practices in an Aotearoa/New Zealand context.
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  • 4. Apply Indigenous concepts of health and wellbeing to a specific case study related to sport, health or human performance.
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Guest Lecturer Summary
29 Mar 2019
6:00 PM
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Annotated Bibliography
22 Mar 2019
6:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Essay
3 May 2019
6:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Field Trip Attendance
17 May 2019
No set time
10
  • In Class: In Workshop
5. Field Trip Report
24 May 2019
6:00 PM
15
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Group Presentation
30 May 2019
6:00 PM
15
  • In Class: In Lecture
7. Group Report
31 May 2019
6:00 PM
15
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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These will be updated weekly.
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Online Support

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Online support will be provided via Moodle.
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Workload

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2 hours of contact time/week

8 hours of readings/assignments/week

6 hours of Tutorials

8 hours for Field Trip attendance

Total of approximately 150 hours across the 12 weeks.

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: MPDV204

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