HSIP502 – Te Whanaketanga / Human Development

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Module code
Module title
Te Whanaketanga / Human Development
To introduce a range of theories, frameworks and concepts within the field of human development and how they underpin social practice with individuals, groups and communities.
  • HS0114
  • HS1602
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe Maori and western human development concepts, perspectives and theories.
2. Identify social issues that impact on human development.
3. Examine lifespan from a developmental perspective.
4. Apply knowledge of selected Maori and western human development concepts, perspectives and theories to social practice.
- Historical overview of human development located within Maori and western literature
- Knowledge and application of Maori and Western concepts, perspectives and theories of human development
- Development milestones and issues across the lifespan from Maori and Western perspectives
- Concepts of development such as personality, language, intelligence, gender and socialisation
- Physical, psychological, social, spiritual and cognitive domains of development
- Human development theories and application to fields of social practice.
- Social issues in the context of human development
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-Integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.