Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Education

Stage I

EDUC 100
15 Points

EDUC 100G
15 Points

The Creative Process

Theories and practices of creativity will be examined and practically explored through a variety of disciplines, such as the arts, biology, psychology, sociology, philosophy and education. What is creativity? Can creativity be learnt? What happens in the brain when we are creative? These are some of the questions addressed in this course.

EDUC 104G
15 Points

Sport in Society

Critically examines the socio-cultural, political and economic significance of sport within Aotearoa New Zealand. Examines how sport is embedded in the lives of people, constitutes identities, and is connected to major spheres of social life and various social issues. Through focusing on select sporting issues it analyses how New Zealanders negotiate understandings of self, ethnicity, gender, sexualities, health, and lifestyle.

EDUC 105
15 Points

EDUC 105G
15 Points

Teaching: Tales and Traditions

Introduction to key ideas on teachers and teaching. Explores teaching traditions, their origins, stories of teaching in New Zealand; stories of teachers that generate change; and how teaching and teachers are understood in a variety of disciplines such as Science, Health, Arts, and Sport. Considers the following: How should we teach? What counts as knowledge? What contradictions do teachers encounter?

EDUC 106
15 Points

History of Education and Society

Introduces the study of education from sociological, historical and philosophical perspectives. Examines the forces that have shaped education in Aotearoa New Zealand with a view to understanding and theorising issues of equity, social justice, and diversity in education over time.

Restriction: EDUC 118

EDUC 113
15 Points

Current Issues in Education

Educational issues are pressing concerns in our society. The course will help develop understanding of the background of today's public debates around schooling and will introduce ways in which educational thought and research address big topics.

Restriction: EDUC 118

EDUC 114
15 Points

Introduction to Māori Education

An introduction to Māori education and to the education of Māori in Aotearoa. A range of critical issues related to Māori experiences both in and as a result of schooling and education in Aotearoa, and Māori educational interventions that have emerged, are examined.

Restriction: EDUC 103, EDPROFST 100

EDUC 115
15 Points

Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development

Study of factors influencing children's development and socialisation within the culturally and linguistically diverse context of New Zealand. Research from developmental psychology and from family and parenting will be drawn upon to explore physical, emotional, social, cognitive and language development during childhood and adolescence.

EDUC 116
15 Points

Introduction to Educational Thought

Why do we go to school? What is the purpose of schooling in society and do good grades translate into good jobs? An introduction to the study of education from sociological, historical and philosophical perspectives with reference to the forces that have shaped the development of education, especially in New Zealand. Understanding social inequalities in education relating to ethnicity, gender and class form a central concern of this course.

EDUC 117
15 Points

Teaching and Learning: An Educational Psychological Perspective

Includes an examination of core aspects of educational psychology that include thinking, learning, and behaving. An analysis of relevant theory and research within psychology in education: topics include behaviour analysis, measurement and assessment, cognition, socialisation, and individual differences. Students will explore these in relation to different educational settings and contexts, for example, culture, community, school, and classroom.

Restriction: EDUC 111, 119, 121, 121G

EDUC 118
15 Points

History and Society in New Zealand Education

Examines the wider context of New Zealand education through a historical and contemporary overview. Draws on a critical sociological analysis of selected issues in society. Some emphasis is given to learners and their communities, including Māori, Pasifika, new migrants, and people with disabilities.

Restriction: EDUC 111, 112, 113, 140, EDUCM 140

EDUC 119
15 Points

Development, Learning and Teaching

Presents an introduction to developmental and psychological theory and research and its application to teaching and learning within a variety of educational settings. Understandings for creating effective learning environments which foster high levels of motivation for all learners will be identified through an exploration of typical and atypical development; and behavioural, cognitive, constructivist and social approaches to teaching and learning.

Restriction: EDUC 117

EDUC 121
15 Points

EDUC 121G
15 Points

How People Learn

Focuses on learning in formal and informal settings and addresses such questions as: why do some things seem easier to learn than others, why do we forget things we once knew, and why do some people learn faster or better than others? Examines the nature of intelligence and how to help personal learning or the learning of others.

Restriction: EDUC 111, 117

EDUC 122
15 Points

EDUC 122G
15 Points

Learning Sexualities

How and what do we learn about sexualities in New Zealand? Learning about sexualities is viewed as occurring both formally (e.g., through sexuality education) and informally (e.g., through the media) in a diversity of social sites. Schools are examined as one significant site where students are offered sexual meanings. The historical derivation and current context of contemporary education about sexuality along with its social effects are investigated.

EDUC 142
15 Points

Health and Physical Education in a Diverse Society

Introduces students to thinking critically about Health and Physical Education. Examines discourses about health and physical activity from historical and sociological perspectives. Introduces diversity as it relates to educational opportunity in Health and Physical Education. Addresses such questions as: How are notions about health and physical education and difference constructed and supported?

Restriction: EDUC 141, EDUCM 141

Stage II

EDUC 200
15 Points

Youth Mentoring

A theoretical and applied study of youth mentoring. Students will develop an understanding of theories of youth and youth mentoring, examine current issues in youth mentoring such as cultural perspectives, developmental considerations, and contexts of youth mentoring. Students will also engage in a mentoring internship where they will demonstrate their ability to integrate and apply their developed knowledge and skills.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed and approval from the Course Director

EDUC 201
15 Points

History of Education

An examination of the nature of historical inquiry with reference to New Zealand's educational past; questions why education has been analysed largely as something planned rather than something experienced and introduces oral history as methodology. Selected aspects of the educational histories of other countries will be discussed for comparative analysis.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

EDUC 203
15 Points

Pasifika Education and Diversity

Analyses how experiences and outcomes for learners in contemporary education contexts are shaped by social constructions informed by class, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, and (dis)ability. Examines the role of education policies and socio-historical context on teacher responsiveness to diversity and difference. Explores a range of transformative approaches. Particular attention is given to Pasifika learners.

Prerequisite: EDUC 106

EDUC 204
15 Points

Philosophy and Sociology of Education

An exploration of key educational themes and questions from philosophical and sociological perspectives.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

Restriction: EDUC 206, 208

EDUC 207
15 Points

Decolonising Education

An examination of the interaction of the state and indigenous peoples in the contested area of education and schooling; a focus on de/colonisation develops an understanding of the origins and philosophies of contemporary educational structures such as kōhanga reo, kura kaupapa Māori and wānanga in Aotearoa New Zealand, together with examples of other indigenous educational issues and initiatives.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

EDUC 209
15 Points

The Learning Society

Takes students beyond the classroom to public educative spaces: museums and galleries, libraries, virtual worlds and the street. Students will explore the idea of public pedagogy and its educative reach in the diverse, urban space of Auckland city.

Prerequisite: 60 points passed

EDUC 211
15 Points

Schooling Ethnic Diversity

A critical examination of research on ethnic diversity in New Zealand schools. The course discusses equity, 'race', ethnicity, biculturalism, 'multicultural education', equal opportunity, and other theories, structures and strategies developed in New Zealand and overseas in response to ethnic diversity.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

Restriction: EDUC 310

EDUC 213
15 Points

Education and Social Justice

Can education contribute to social justice? A critical examination of the contemporary concern with social justice in education. Drawing on local and international research, this course explores debates about the nature of power, and the ways that gender and sexuality, ethnicity, indigeneity, social class, and other social identities are taken up in the pursuit of social justice within education.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

EDUC 221
15 Points

Child Development

A study of key issues in development, with a focus on early and middle childhood. Topics include family, peer, cultural, and media influences on typical and atypical development.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

EDUC 223
15 Points

Educational Psychology

An introduction to new ways of thinking about learning in educational settings: how students can develop their learning abilities, be more strategic in their learning, and increase their motivation. These questions and themes can be applied to educational, family and work settings, and to students with different learning needs. A foundation to advanced courses in psychological studies in education.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

EDUC 224
15 Points

Assessment and Evaluation in Education

An examination of the theoretical and practical dimensions of designing, administering, and interpreting curriculum-aligned assessment and evaluation practices and policy including an introduction to valid and reliable data collection and interpretation practices. Recent New Zealand assessment policy and practice will also be analysed.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

Restriction: EDUC 225

EDUC 283
15 Points

Pedagogy – Beyond Skills and Methods

Examines personal experiences and views of teaching and learning and the impact of theories of learning on classroom practices. The course also includes discussion of the relationship between pedagogy and race, class and gender; Māori pedagogy; pedagogy and student achievement; and New Zealand and international examples.

Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed

Restriction: EDUC 383

Stage III

EDUC 300
15 Points

Understanding Childhood

Investigates children’s cultural and social worlds in local and global contexts. 'The course gives a voice to children’s views and understandings of their childhoods. Topics include: What is ‘childhood’? What roles do place and space have in children’s lives? How do children’s rights invite children to participate in their own lives?

Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II

EDUC 304
15 Points

Educational Philosophy and Policy

Examines the competing ideologies of individualism and community, their influence in recent educational reforms in New Zealand, and their wider implications for education, society and culture. Introduces the basic concepts and themes of classical liberalism, comparing and contrasting them with versions of neo-liberalism, and outlines the case for a community-based social policy and the renewal of social democracy.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 308
15 Points

Teachers and Teaching

Examines the development of teaching and of the role of 'teacher' over time. Draws on examples of teachers from different time periods and cultures to analyse what teaching means and how and why it is valued. Explores implications of different perceptions of the role of teaching and teachers.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 313
15 Points

Special Study in Education

Supervised inquiry in an area of education approved by the Head of the Liberal Arts Programme in the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points at Stage II and Departmental approval

EDUC 314
15 Points

Special Topic

A study in a topical area of educational inquiry.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 316
15 Points

Gifted Education

An analysis of the gifted education movement and of the need for appropriate educational provision for gifted and talented students. The course draws on current research to assist with the identification of gifted and talented students and with the development of strategies to meet their learning and emotional needs.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 317
15 Points

History and Sociology of Education

An analysis of historical and contemporary developments in education taking account of the major influences, national and international, which shape education policy, practice and experience.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 318
15 Points

Teaching Languages in Schools

Students who have a working knowledge of a second language will study and apply strategies for classroom teaching of second languages in schools. Following critical reflection on different teaching models used in schools, students will prepare teaching materials, plan class lessons and apply information and communication technology in teaching and learning second languages.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 319
15 Points

Special Topic: The Origins of New Zealand Schools

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 321
15 Points

Politics, Philosophy and Education

Investigates the relationship between local, national and global politics and education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Explores philosophical perspectives on teaching and the relationship between educational theory and practice.

Prerequisite: EDUC 118 or 140 or 142 or EDUCM 118

Restriction: EDUC 320, EDUCM 320

EDUC 322
15 Points

Re-thinking Pasifika Education

A critical examination of current issues and debates relating to the education and development of Pasifika communities of Aotearoa New Zealand. Theoretical frameworks that enable the identification and critique of multiple perspectives and relations of power will be introduced and explored.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

Restriction: EDUC 309

EDUC 323
15 Points

Contemporary Topics in Educational Psychology

A study of the latest topics in Educational Psychology. Supports engagement with contemporary Educational Psychology research and facilitates critical thinking.

Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II

Restriction: EDUC 342

EDUC 324
15 Points

Inclusive Education and Philosophy

Critically appraises philosophical perspectives on education to enable students to articulate a developing philosophy and practice of teaching including the relationship between local, national and global politics and inclusive education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Highlights concepts of social justice, equity and diversity and relates these concepts to competing discourses of ability, (dis)ability and inclusion.

Prerequisite: EDUC 203

EDUC 341
15 Points

Introduction to Counselling in the Community

An examination of the application of basic principles of counselling to the needs of individual children and adults and to couples, families and other groups.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 347
15 Points

Special Topic: The Idea of the University Student

Offers a multi-disciplinary exploration of the `idea of the university student' through history, popular culture, and social theory to show how that idea has changed over time and who it has included and excluded along the way. Students will critically reflect on their own diverse positions and experiences as university students in relation to these powerful but shifting ideas about university education and its imagined student.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 348
15 Points

The Reading Process

Theories of reading are introduced. The components of literacy learning are examined using a literacy acquisition framework of: learning the code, making meaning and thinking critically. A range of approaches and texts for engaging diverse learners at primary and secondary school are examined.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 351
15 Points

Understanding Behaviour in Classrooms

The contribution of social psychological theories and methods to educators' understanding and management of learning and instruction in New Zealand classrooms.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 352
15 Points

Adolescence

Selected aspects of adolescent psychology including theories of development and an examination of contemporary issues in development such as positive youth development, cognitive transitions, family and peer contexts, sexuality, identity, and psychosocial problems.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

Restriction: EDUC 343, 344

EDUC 360
15 Points

Treaty Politics in Education

A critical examination of the emergence of the Treaty of Waitangi in education, and the tensions and convergences that exist between Māori aspirations and state policies. Key themes, initiatives, relationships and policies in education are considered within the broader question of the place of the Treaty in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 380
15 Points

Methods of Research in Education

A grounding in some of the main research and evaluation methods, both quantitative and qualitative, that are useful for educational and social science researchers, and in some of the arguments about their power and legitimacy.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 381
15 Points

Adult Learning and Education

Adult learning within conventional educational structures, the community, the workplace and as independent learners. Explores the debates about lifelong learning and its implications for adult learning, and examines what is distinctive about teaching adults and what influences adults to remain active learners.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

EDUC 384
15 Points

Information Technology in Education

Includes internet safety, critical analysis of educational websites and software, issues involved in using ICT in homes and schools and participation in online class work. This course requires basic computer literacy only; it provides some computer skill development but has a principal focus on appropriate educational use of computers.

Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II

Stage IV

EDUC 400
15 Points

Professional Development

Covers topics related to professional and personal development. Discusses the status and challenges of teaching as a profession and includes the varying roles of teachers in keeping up with the rapid changes and expectations required of them. Continuing education for self-improvement is also given emphasis.

Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in BEd(TESOL)

Diploma Courses

EDUC 603
15 Points

EDUC 603A
7.5 Points

EDUC 603B
7.5 Points

Education and Society

Critically examines the conceptions that inform education in Aotearoa New Zealand. The course provides critical frameworks for making sense of the complexity of educational issues and prepares students to see themselves as significant actors within education. The course will focus on specific themes and issues that will become the basis for professional inquiry.

Restriction: EDPROFST 612

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 603 A and B, or EDUC 603

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

EDUC 700
30 Points

EDUC 700A
15 Points

EDUC 700B
15 Points

Making Difference: Power, Space and Voice in Tertiary Education

Examines the dynamic relations between teacher, student, curriculum and space in tertiary education through critical and post-critical theories of tertiary education. Draws on an understanding of pedagogy as a process of transformation and a zone of unstable power relations to consider issues such as ‘effective teaching’, ‘student success’, and ‘equal educational opportunity’ in the context of everyday practices and significant change within tertiary institutions.

Restriction: EDPROFST 783

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 700 A and B, or EDUC 700

EDUC 702
30 Points

Historical Research in Educational Settings

Explores and applies historical research methods to the field of education. Using documentary sources, oral and/or visual evidence, students will be expected to design and carry out a supervised inquiry.

EDUC 703
30 Points

Educational Philosophy

Current themes in the philosophy of education in the light of broader tendencies in modern and post-modern thought.

EDUC 705
30 Points

Education and Development Policy

Explores the following topics and themes: policy analysis and formulation in the context of development; the impact of the globalisation on, and the role of international agencies in, education for development; human capital theory and human resource development; education and aid; research and consultancy strategies and ethics; New Zealand's ODA policy towards Oceania; global and local intersections in Oceanic education.

Restriction: EDUC 766

EDUC 706
30 Points

EDUC 706A
15 Points

EDUC 706B
15 Points

Measurement and Advanced Statistics

Instruction in measurement will cover theories, principles, uses, and techniques for estimating statistical and practical significance, causation, instrument validity, reliability, and error. Principles and methods of factor analysis, structural equation modelling, hierarchical level modelling, missing value analysis, and propensity score analysis will be covered to statistically analyse educational data that are latent, nested, repeated, longitudinal, incomplete, and highly interconnected.

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 706 A and B, or EDUC 706

EDUC 710
30 Points

Issues in Indigenous Education

Applied critical studies of selected, topical educational questions of international importance to indigenous peoples. May include the politics and practices of language regeneration, social and educational transformative initiatives, indigenous educational leadership, training and professional practice for indigenous educators, indigenous knowledge and curricula. The course assumes experience or knowledge of indigenous education contexts.

EDUC 712
30 Points

Race, Ethnicity and Education

An examination of discourses of race and theories of ethnicity in bicultural and multicultural educational contexts in Aotearoa New Zealand.

EDUC 713
30 Points

Childhood and Globalisation

Critically investigates the interplay between globalisation and childhood by using theoretical perspectives from critical childhood studies, the sociology of childhood and early childhood education. The course addresses questions such as: How is globalisation affecting concepts of childhood? How is childhood changing? How do changing understandings of childhood affect children's lives? How does globalisation affect curriculum in early childhood education?

EDUC 714
30 Points

Gender, Sexuality and Education

Offers those considering research in education the opportunity to critically engage with current literature and debates around gender and sexualities. Through engagement with concepts, theories and methodologies pertaining to gender and sexualities students are encouraged to begin shaping a potential Masters thesis. Special emphasis is given to theories of feminist post-structuralism, sexualities and masculinities.

EDUC 716
30 Points

Education and Diversity

How do we best teach for the increasing diversity in our educational settings? This course is an advanced study in educational approaches to ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity. Independent critical engagement with antiracist education, bilingual education, cosmopolitan education and critical multiculturalism will occur alongside an examination of educational theory, policy and practice, and in relation to debates in Māori education.

EDUC 717
30 Points

EDUC 717A
15 Points

EDUC 717B
15 Points

Special Study

Supervised inquiry in an area of education approved by the Head of the Liberal Arts Programme in the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 717 A and B, or EDUC 717

EDUC 726
30 Points

Special Topic: Programme Evaluation

Analysis of diverse methods and approaches to programme evaluation. Workshops will examine evaluation specifications, plans and reports to identify methods and options for critical evaluation serving the needs of programme managers, sponsors and publics. Methods and approaches will be placed in the context of the contemporary politics of innovation and change. A key focus is how we establish public value.

EDUC 731
30 Points

Special Topic

EDUC 732
30 Points

Culturally Sustaining Leadership

An examination of culturally authentic leadership practices in Aotearoa. This course is designed to increase understanding of why there is a need to have culturally aligned leadership and the implications this might have on culturally sustaining that leadership across a range of contexts.

EDUC 733
30 Points

Teaching in Bilingual/Immersion Settings

Critically examines research on and practice in bilingual/immersion education, with an emphasis on the implications for educational practice and curriculum development. Includes a focus on the impact of policy on practice in bilingual/immersion settings.

Restriction: EDPROFST 710

EDUC 734
30 Points

Māori/Indigenous Language Revitalisation

Examines efforts to revitalise Māori language and selected indigenous languages through education. Includes interventions by both government and indigenous groups in policy, practices, and language rights. The approach is interdisciplinary, drawing on sociolinguistics, political theory, sociology, law and education, and international, with examples from Aotearoa, Europe, North America and the Pacific.

Restriction: EDPROFST 711

EDUC 735
30 Points

Researching Educational Settings

A detailed examination of the assumptions underlying, and processes and practices in different research traditions. The development of understandings of how to conduct research and to analyse, interpret and synthesise research-based information in educational or community settings.

Restriction: EDPROFST 756

EDUC 737
30 Points

Special Topic: Arts in Communities

Community arts involve people in creative processes that have both artistic and social aims. Through practice and critical analysis students will examine arts in justice, development, health and youth settings, and specific sites such as museums. These practices will be analysed in relation to key political and aesthetic debates about the arts and social change.

EDUC 738
30 Points

Gifted Learners: Meeting their Needs

Covers a range of approaches to identify and provide for the diverse needs of gifted learners in different sectors and interest groups. Acceleration and enrichment strategies will be considered in conjunction with social and emotional implications.

Restriction: EDPROFST 773

EDUC 741
30 Points

Educational Psychology

An advanced study of cognitive, motivational and social factors influencing learning.

EDUC 742
30 Points

Developmental Psychology

An advanced examination of theory and research in selected topics in child development.

EDUC 747
30 Points

Leadership in Youth Development

An advanced study of the theories of adolescence and positive youth development, including a critical examination of research dealing with issues which affect adolescents in a variety of contexts. Includes collaborating with and supporting a campus-based therapeutic youth mentoring programme to advance understanding of youth development leadership and practice skills.

Prerequisite: Course Coordinator approval

EDUC 750
30 Points

Special Topic

EDUC 755
30 Points

Social Psychology of the Classroom

A critical examination of key social psychological constructs as they relate to the classroom, student-teacher relationships and learning. Topics such as motivation, stereotyping, class climate, teacher expectation, and teacher and student self-beliefs will be explored in order to critically challenge current teaching practices. Through systematic inquiry students will be expected to identify ways in which a problem of practice can be addressed.

EDUC 756
30 Points

Applied Theatre: Performance of Hope

Applied theatre describes a range of performance practices that address significant social issues. Students will engage with practical approaches to applying theatre in diverse community contexts. Building on an historical overview of applied theatre, students will critically consider political, ethical, aesthetic and pedagogic problems and possibilities inherent to theatre practices that actively contribute to social change.

EDUC 758
30 Points

Winners and Losers? Social Theories of Education

Examines education as a contested site by applying selected critical social theories to current practice and policy issues in a range of educational sectors, from early childhood to tertiary education. Asks whose interests are being most served in the ways in which we currently arrange education and imagines how education could be arranged otherwise.

EDUC 759
30 Points

Special Topic

EDUC 763
30 Points

Special Study

An advanced study in a topical area of educational inquiry.

EDUC 764
15 Points

Special Study

An advanced study in a topical area of educational inquiry.

EDUC 765
30 Points

Critical Inquiries in Educational Settings

Research in critical studies of education is vibrant and wide-ranging. This course focuses on an education topic of pressing political and social concern. Students will have opportunities to engage in small research projects through a range of theoretical and/or disciplinary approaches, using a student cohort plus academic supervisor model.

EDUC 766
15 Points

Education and the Development Process

Examines the role of education within the process of economic, political, social and cultural change within the 'developing' world, with a particular focus on the small island states of the Pacific. Theories, concepts and models of 'development' and how these influence educational policy and practice are explored.

Restriction: EDUC 705

EDUC 767
30 Points

Childhood Studies

An advanced study of childhood from a range of perspectives using interdisciplinary approaches of pedagogy, sociology, philosophy, psychology and other disciplines. Independent critical engagement with theories and constructs related to practices across a range of social sciences and humanities will provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to liaise with and inform key agencies of specific issues within the field.

EDUC 768
15 Points

Special Topic

EDUC 769
15 Points

Special Topic

EDUC 776
30 Points

Education, Culture and Knowledge

An examination of sociological theories concerning the role of culture and knowledge within educational settings. Discusses questions such as: How have globalised forces influenced cultural movements in New Zealand education since the 1970s? How do culture movements influence knowledge production and reproduction, educational policies and professional practices?

Restriction: EDPROFST 776

EDUC 777
30 Points

Māori-Pākehā Educational Relationships

An examination of schooling in New Zealand as an indigenous project. Historical and contemporary expressions of the educational relationship between Māori and Pākehā are studied, including the impact of the Treaty of Waitangi on the development of New Zealand schooling. The course offers an opportunity for students to examine the position of other groups in relation to the Māori-Pākehā relationship.

EDUC 784
30 Points

EDUC 784A
15 Points

EDUC 784B
15 Points

Research Topic in Education

Supervised inquiry in an area of education approved by the Head of the Liberal Arts Programme in the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 784 A and B, or EDUC 784

EDUC 787
30 Points

EDUC 787A
15 Points

EDUC 787B
15 Points

Researching Māori Education

An examination of how best to approach educational research with, by and for Māori. The course is of interest to all social science researchers in Education. Includes the politics and ethics of research involving Māori and other indigenous groups. Particular attention is paid to the development of advanced academic writing skills for research.

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 787 A and B, or EDUC 787

EDUC 790
30 Points

EDUC 790A
15 Points

EDUC 790B
15 Points

Research Project

Restriction: EDUC 796

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 790 A and B, or EDUC 790

EDUC 791
30 Points

Socio-cultural Examination of Sport and Exercise

Critical examination of the cultural meanings and social significance of sport and exercise. Analyses how different sociological approaches have applied key concepts in examining and understanding the importance of sport and exercise practices in contemporary society.

EDUC 794A
30 Points

EDUC 794B
60 Points

Thesis

Corequisite: 30 points from EDUC 735, 787, EDPRAC 751, EDPROFST 700, 754, 757

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 794 A and B

EDUC 796A
60 Points

EDUC 796B
60 Points

Thesis

Prerequisite: A BA(Hons) in Education with at least Second Class Honours, First Division, or equivalent, and an approved research course

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 796 A and B

EDUC 797A
60 Points

EDUC 797B
60 Points

Research Portfolio

Prerequisite: A BA(Hons) in Education with at least Second Class Honours, First Division, or equivalent, and an approved research course

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUC 797 A and B

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