Te Ahurea / Cultural Identity
To explore the concept of culture from a variety of perspectives, including exploration of own cultural identity, diversity of culture in Aotearoa New Zealand and the impact of dominant discourse on culture.
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Describe culture, cultural groupings, and how society responds to those groups.
2. Explore own cultural identity and key influencing factors.
3. Examine factors that influence the expression of culture.
4. Explore personal responses to cultural diversity.
- - Concepts, theories and perspectives of culture
- Expression of culture and cultural identity
- Cultural discourses in society
- Structural influences on culture (social institutions)
- Cultural diversity
- Cultural values and beliefs
- Cultural groupings and societal responses to groupings
- Culture in context
- Personal responses to culture
- 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.