MAORI222-20B (HAM)

He Ao Hurihuri He Ao Tuakiri: Evolving Māori Culture and Identity

15 Points

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Paper Description

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A critical examination of the diverse and multiple realities of being Māori in changing worlds, highlighting the impact of local, national, regional and global forces on culture and identity. This course considers the changes in Tikanga Māori and their impacts on Māori whānau, hapū and iwi contexts, as well as situating these changes within the political context of rangatiratanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Not to be forgotten is that we are situated in the Pacific Ocean, Te Moana nui ā Kiwa and it is also important to examine the changing political and cultural landscapes of Aotearoa and within the Pacific as it relates to Māori identities.

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Paper Structure

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This semester we are adopting a blended learning approach. As you will be aware, we want to be as flexible as we can be in order to meet the different needs of our students particularly at this time.

Our plan is as follows:

The lectures will be conducted by Panopto and will be posted on the MOODLE page for your viewing. There will be 3 x Panopto which will cover:

i) overview of work for the week ii) course content A iii) course content B.

These Panopto will vary in times from between 15- 40 minutes. Panopto will be posted on the Friday of the preceding week allowing you time to prepare for our tutorials.

Tutorials are face to face as well as zoom-ed. These will be conducted synchronously. Following the tutorial, a written summary will also be posted.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Māori customary concepts.
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  • Critically examine the representation of Māori culture and identities across against the background of local, national, regional (as in the Pacific region) and global issues.
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  • Demonstrate critical thinking about the impact of colonisation on tikanga Māori and contemporary application of tikanga through a series of critical reflection activities.
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  • Identify and explain key concepts that are commonly used in research to understand diverse Māori realities in contemporary contexts.
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Assessment

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Assessment is important to help you and the lecturer understand how you are grappling with the course material and to track how you are understanding and using key ideas in this course. The assignments help to consolidate your learning in class. Take assignments seriously and give yourself plenty of time to complete the assignments well and to submit them on time.
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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. Photo shoot of cultural symbols
31 Jul 2020
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Reflective Journal A
19 Aug 2020
11:00 PM
10
  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
3. Annotated bibliography
11 Sep 2020
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Reflective Journal B
9 Oct 2020
11:30 PM
10
  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
5. Essay
23 Oct 2020
11:30 PM
30
  • 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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Required reading will be available through Moodle.

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Recommended Readings

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Durie, M. (2011). Ngā tini whetū : Navigating Māori futures. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia

.Hokowhitu, B., Kermoal, N., Andersen, C., Reilly, M., Petersen, A., Altamirano-Jimenez, I., . . . University of Otago. School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies. (2010). Indigenous identity and resistance : Researching the diversity of knowledge. Dunedin, N.Z.: Otago University Press.


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Online Support

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This paper is undertaken as blended learning by Moodle and all course information and announcements will be posted on Moodle.

Lectures will be recorded via Panopto and made available to students - tutorials will be face to face and also delivered via zoom.

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Workload

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This is a 15 point paper and therefore students should expect to spend approximately 150 hours of total learning time for this paper. Students should consider around 10 hours of study time for this paper per week including Panopto lectures and tutorials, preparation, reading and preparation of assignments.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: MAORI102 or TIKA163

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: TIKA203, TIKA263, TIKA264, MAOR203

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