HSHS811 – Transformation Praxis in Postcolonial Aotearoa New Zealand

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Module code
HSHS811
Module title
Transformation Praxis in Postcolonial Aotearoa New Zealand
Prescription
This module creates a learning community where students will be challenged to critically examine and extend their knowledge of Kaupapa Maori and postcolonial theories and to articulate and apply either a Kaupapa Maori or a postcolonial personal praxis
Programmes
  • HS1102
  • HS1103
  • HS1701
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Based
Learning hours
Directed hours
120
Self directed hours
180
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to:

1. Critically examine major Kaupapa Maori and postcolonial theories
2. Make a robust link between Kaupapa Maori and postcolonial theories to health and social practice settings
3. Engage in reflexive process linking theory and practice
4. Develop a transformational praxis
Content
- Kaupapa Maori Theories
- Postcolonial theories
- Treaty based practice
- International models
- Challenges to the implementation of Kaupapa Maori and postcolonial models of practice
- Issues of power and dominance in practice settings
- Critique of traditional western models of practice and leadership
- Praxis
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, independent learning, and assignments.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the lecturer at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.