Applied Linguistics

See also Linguistics and TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 805

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Wed 2 Sept to Monday 21 Sept.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts • (X) LALS 505

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 518 – Special Topic: Formulaic Language: Acquisition, Processing and Use

The course explores formulaic language and the important role it plays in language acquisition, processing and use. The evidence from second language learning, learner corpus research, and psycholinguistics will be presented and carefully evaluated.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 29032 • (L3)

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts • (X) LALS 502

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts • (X) LALS 508

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Language Assessment

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning. Both formal tests and a range of alternative procedures are covered, having consideration for the purpose of the assessment and the requirements of the learning environment.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 823

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 525 – Learner Autonomy and Learning Strategies

This course introduces the principles and practices associated with learner autonomy and learner strategies in language learning. A key emphasis will be placed on how the theories and research covered can be translated into classroom practice.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

Architecture

SARC 352 – Pacific Designed Environments / Ngā Taiao o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Introduction to issues relating to designed and built environments of the Pacific region. Examination of contemporary conditions within a wider spatial and historical framework. In addition to a central focus on the settlement of Aotearoa/New Zealand, course material extends to other cultures within the greater Pacific rim.

15 pts • (P) One of ARCI/INTA/LAND 251

SARC 461 – Professional Practice / Ngā Mahi Ngāio

Professional and legal parameters involved in project implementation and delivery. The business of practice, including strategic market management, financial planning and insurance, and professional conduct.

15 pts • (P) SARC 362 (X) ARCH/INTA 461

1/3 • CRN 32033 • (L2)

1/3 • CRN 32033 • (L2)

Architecture History and Theory

SARC 352 – Pacific Designed Environments / Ngā Taiao o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Introduction to issues relating to designed and built environments of the Pacific region. Examination of contemporary conditions within a wider spatial and historical framework. In addition to a central focus on the settlement of Aotearoa/New Zealand, course material extends to other cultures within the greater Pacific rim.

15 pts • (P) One of ARCI/INTA/LAND 251

SARC 461 – Professional Practice / Ngā Mahi Ngāio

Professional and legal parameters involved in project implementation and delivery. The business of practice, including strategic market management, financial planning and insurance, and professional conduct.

15 pts • (P) SARC 362 (X) ARCH/INTA 461

Asian Studies

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

Biological Sciences

See also Cell and Molecular Bioscience, Conservation Biology, Ecological Restoration, Ecology and Biodiversity, Marine Biology and Microbiology

BIOL 132 – Biodiversity and Conservation

An introduction to the diversity, management and conservation of microbial, plant and animal communities. Using key taxa or ecosystems as examples, students will gain an appreciation of the current issues facing the world's biodiversity, and explore possible methods for conservation, including habitat restoration, translocation, and predator control.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 568

2/3 • CRN 568

BIOL 405 – Invasive Species, Biosecurity and Law

Legal and biological perspectives on invasive species and biosecurity. The course examines national and international law regulating invasive species and biosecurity management including key international agreements and related dispute settlement processes. It explores issues in biosecurity management, and includes recent case studies and Maori perspectives on biodiversity and biosecurity.

30 pts • (X) BIOL 425 prior to 2017

Biotechnology & Biodiscovery (Study Abroad)

BIOL 132 – Biodiversity and Conservation

An introduction to the diversity, management and conservation of microbial, plant and animal communities. Using key taxa or ecosystems as examples, students will gain an appreciation of the current issues facing the world's biodiversity, and explore possible methods for conservation, including habitat restoration, translocation, and predator control.

15 pts

Building Science

SARC 352 – Pacific Designed Environments / Ngā Taiao o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Introduction to issues relating to designed and built environments of the Pacific region. Examination of contemporary conditions within a wider spatial and historical framework. In addition to a central focus on the settlement of Aotearoa/New Zealand, course material extends to other cultures within the greater Pacific rim.

15 pts • (P) One of ARCI/INTA/LAND 251

Business (Study Abroad)

MARK 101 – Principles of Marketing

An introduction to the study of marketing and its role in developing a strategic customer/client focus within commercial, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Summer CRN 19872 is offered by distance mode.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 19872

tut tba

Business Analysis

MBUA 510 – Business and Systems Analysis

This course covers the modelling and design techniques used by business analysts. It shows students the methods and tools used to document business flows, information analysis, rules, classes, and other related elements required for business analysis.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28404

MBUA 511 – Process Design

This course explores the role and potential of IT to support business process management and design. Students learn a modern business process modelling technique, apply that to designing an improved business process, then test and evaluate their proposed design using simulation software.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28405

MBUA 512 – Databases and Analytics

This course provides databases and analytics knowledge for business analysts to function effectively. The databases component covers the fundamentals of relational databases, relational database modelling, and SQL database queries using enterprise database. The analytics component covers data extraction, visualisation and predictive analytics. Workshops enable students to obtain practical experience.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28406

MBUA 513 – Management of IT Projects for Business Analysts

This course provides students with contemporary IT project management skills - including traditional and agile methodologies - and the use of project management tools. In addition, students will gain an appreciation of risk managment, change management strategies for internal and external stakeholders, and dealing with social and cultural issues in project environments.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510

1/3 • CRN 28407

MBUA 514 – Enterprise Architecture

This course addresses the alignment between enterprise goals and strategy, business processes, data, information systems and the technical infrastructure. Students learn how to analyse, model, design and evaluate enterprise architectures, how to plan the transition from a baseline to a target architecture, and how to create effective governance instruments for successful enterprise architecture managment.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510, 512

1/3 • CRN 28408

2/3 • CRN 33051

MBUA 515 – Digital Innovation and Strategy

This course provides students with the skills required for formulating IS strategy. Students learn about the role of IT in designing new business models and in enabling innovation. Students will develop a mastery of the IS strategic process, including governance, application portfolio management, business case development, sourcing decisions, and benefits assessment.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510

2/3 • CRN 28409

MBUA 521 – Global Business Environment

This course examines the global business environment in which firms operate. It will provide an overview of the strategies available to firms operating Internationally, and provide an understanding of how these firms can be managed in order to leverage from international opportunities.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28436

MBUA 522 – Organisational Behaviour

The course provides an overview of organisational behaviour and its relevance to business transformation using IT. Specific areas include: individual, interpersonal and group behaviour and performance; motivation, change; communication, leadership and managerial roles.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28437

MBUA 523 – Accounting for Managers

This course introduces students to the concepts of financial and management accounting, covering the content of financial statements; concepts of value and profit, cost behaviour and cost-volume-profit relationships; cost allocation principles.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 28448

MBUA 531 – Information Systems Consulting Practice

This course covers specific intervention tools and techniques used by business analysts and consultants when assessing organisations and undertaking change projects. Business analysts are required to understand political, managerial, and economic considerations of business analysis practice. Students will learn effective change strategies and how to communicate effectively with stakeholders.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510, 511, 521

2/3 • CRN 28410

3/3 • CRN 28411

MBUA 532 – Research Project in Business Analysis

Research project on a selected aspect of business analysis.

30 pts • (P) MBUA 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515

2/3 • CRN 28412

3/3 • CRN 33052

Chinese

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

Climate, Environment & Biodiversity (Study Abroad)

BIOL 132 – Biodiversity and Conservation

An introduction to the diversity, management and conservation of microbial, plant and animal communities. Using key taxa or ecosystems as examples, students will gain an appreciation of the current issues facing the world's biodiversity, and explore possible methods for conservation, including habitat restoration, translocation, and predator control.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 568

SCIS 212 – Energy, Society and the Future

This course overviews different energy sources, past, present (including thermal, gravity and fluid, and solar) and future, and examines associated scientific, environmental, economic and social issues including issues specific to New Zealand and Maori. On completion, students will be able to assess energy-related issues and arguments with reference to sound scientific and historical information.

15 pts • (P) 60 100-level points (X) SCIE 201 in 2013-2015; SCIE 212 in 2016-2017

2/3 • CRN 30118

Communication Design

DSDN 151 – Graphic Design / Hoahoa ā-Whakairoiro

This course explores the basics of graphic design through a hands-on visual identity project. Students will learn about logos, typography, colour palettes, style guides, and more. It provides a good introduction to Communication Design skills. Students will learn about professional design practice through the use of a brief, design processes, and critique. Using design software, as well as sketching and photography, students will produce a variety of materials that express the visual identity and voice of a brand.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 33344

Creative Arts & Communication (Study Abroad)

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 151 – Graphic Design / Hoahoa ā-Whakairoiro

This course explores the basics of graphic design through a hands-on visual identity project. Students will learn about logos, typography, colour palettes, style guides, and more. It provides a good introduction to Communication Design skills. Students will learn about professional design practice through the use of a brief, design processes, and critique. Using design software, as well as sketching and photography, students will produce a variety of materials that express the visual identity and voice of a brand.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 33344

MUSC 150 – Music in Global Contexts

An introduction to music in world cultures. A survey of examples from the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas that examines music within its cultural context, and an introduction to the study of ethnomusicology.

20 pts

Creative Writing

See also Writing (Academic and Professional)

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 29009

3/3 • CRN 29011

Data Science (Study Abroad)

RELI 226 – Psychology of Religion

This course provides an introduction to the psychology of religion. Many people identify with religious groups or traditions and claim to have religious or spiritual experiences. This course explores how contemporary psychology research sheds light on human religiosity. Topics include: the development of religion in children, the relationship between religion and morality, rituals, altered states of consciousness, and religion and identity.

20 pts • (P) 20 RELI pts or 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule or 30 PSYC pts; (X) RELI 310

3/3 • CRN 10402

tut tba

Design for Social Innovation

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 151 – Graphic Design / Hoahoa ā-Whakairoiro

This course explores the basics of graphic design through a hands-on visual identity project. Students will learn about logos, typography, colour palettes, style guides, and more. It provides a good introduction to Communication Design skills. Students will learn about professional design practice through the use of a brief, design processes, and critique. Using design software, as well as sketching and photography, students will produce a variety of materials that express the visual identity and voice of a brand.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 33344

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 32249 • (L3)

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori (framed in Transition Design) that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

Design Innovation

See Culture+Context, Industrial Design and Media Design

DSDN 142 – Creative Coding I / Waehere ā-Auaha I

This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interfaces. Students will develop their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to address an array of design problems.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 17155 • ^

^ Limited entry course

DSDN 151 – Graphic Design / Hoahoa ā-Whakairoiro

This course explores the basics of graphic design through a hands-on visual identity project. Students will learn about logos, typography, colour palettes, style guides, and more. It provides a good introduction to Communication Design skills. Students will learn about professional design practice through the use of a brief, design processes, and critique. Using design software, as well as sketching and photography, students will produce a variety of materials that express the visual identity and voice of a brand.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 33344

DSDN 171 – Design in a Global Context / Hoahoa i te Horopaki o te Ao Whānui

By observing and analysing historical approaches and responses in and between cultures and design, students will explore design history from a place-based perspective. Analytical, critical and discursive skills, that demonstrate visual, oral and written communication will be emphasised.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 32249 • (L3)

3/3 • CRN 31178

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori (framed in Transition Design) that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

Education

EDUC 101 – Education, Society and Culture

This interdisciplinary course is an introduction to the relationship between education, society and change. It analyses the ways in which political and cultural beliefs influence children’s and young people’s experiences of education in multiple settings with a particular focus on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Oceania region.

20 pts • (X) EPOL 181, FEDU 101, KURA 101

EDUC 117 – Motivation and Grit

Why do you do the things you do? Why are some activities more effective than others in trying to achieve goals? What is grit and how does it relate to motivation? This course will address all of these questions and will help students understand what affects peoples’ motivation. This course is taught online and can only be added until 13 November 2019.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29044

EDUC 403 – Research Methods in Education

An introduction to quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research. This course addresses methods of inquiry used to study topics in education. This course is taught on campus in trimester one and two, but is taught online in trimester three.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 503, EPSY 401, 501 or X EDUC 416, 532,C 502 TEAC 502

3/3 • CRN 28279

EDUC 462 – Special Topic: Working with High Achieving (Gifted and Talented) Learners

This course provides a broad introduction into the provision of gifted and talented education, focusing on New Zealand. The course will involve analysis and application of the principles and history underpinning gifted and talented education, and a study of theoretical and research-based practices relating to developing exceptional abilities. This course is taught online.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 562

2/3 • CRN 28243

EDUC 503 – Research Methods in Education

An introduction to quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research. This course addresses methods of inquiry used to study topics in education. This course is offered on campus in trimester one and two, but is taught online in trimester three.

30 pts • (X) EPSY 401, 501, EDUC 403

3/3 • CRN 27206

EDUC 504 – International Education: Issues and trends in policy, theory and practice

This course provides a broad introduction into the study and practice of international education. In this course students develop the capacity to critically examine international education policies and practices. Attention is paid to intercultural relations and approaches to developing intercultural competencies. X EDUC 460, 560 in 2015-2018. .

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 31013

EDUC 509 – Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age

This course examines the theoretical and practical implications of a digital age for educational contexts. Participants in this course will critique pedagogy, curricula, learning environments and educational policy from a digital age perspective. Learning in this course includes an evaluation of digital intergration within a selection of educational context. This course is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 407

2/3 • CRN 28286

EDUC 515 – Teaching Linguistically Diverse Learners

A critical examination of issues surrounding equitable educational access for linguistically diverse students. Participants will make informed decisions when designing preparing and evaluating resources to promote the learning of these students. This course is co-taught with EDUC 415 and is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC415, EPSY 502

1/3 • CRN 27209

EDUC 516 – The Language of the Classroom

An investigation into the form and function of language and its contribution to learning, student engagement and achievement in the classroom. Participants will make informed decisions about how to facilitate the language development of their learners. This course is co-taught with EDUC 416 and is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 416; EPSY 503

2/3 • CRN 27210

EDUC 562 – Special Topic: Working with High Achieving (Gifted and Talented) Learners

This course provides a broad introduction into the provision of gifted and talented education, focusing on New Zealand. The course will involve analysis and application of the principles and history underpinning gifted and talented education, and a study of theoretical and research-based practices relating to developing exceptional abilities. This course is taught online.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 462

2/3 • CRN 27235

EDUC 568 – Sport and Physical Activity: Supporting Youth Development

This course critically examines beliefs about the use of sport and physical activity contexts for youth development and the implications for policy and practice. Students will examine contemporary models and evidence based practice in relation to the evaluation of programmes designed to promote positive youth development.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 464, EDUC 564 in 2015-2018

2/3 • CRN 31089

EDUC 575 – Language and Literacy Acquisition

A critical examination of current philosophies and constructs of literacy, and current curriculum contexts for literacy acquisition. This course is taught online.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 475, EPOL 507

3/3 • CRN 27242

Education (Study Abroad)

EDUC 101 – Education, Society and Culture

This interdisciplinary course is an introduction to the relationship between education, society and change. It analyses the ways in which political and cultural beliefs influence children’s and young people’s experiences of education in multiple settings with a particular focus on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Oceania region.

20 pts • (X) EPOL 181, FEDU 101, KURA 101

PSYC 121 – Introduction to Psychology 1

This course covers psychological research methods, culture, social processes, language, individual differences, mental health, human development and applied contexts. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28005 • (L3)

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28006 • (L3)

Education and Psychology

PSYC 121 – Introduction to Psychology 1

This course covers psychological research methods, culture, social processes, language, individual differences, mental health, human development and applied contexts. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28005 • (L3)

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28006 • (L3)

Education Policy & Implementation

Refer to Education website for information on which courses are part of teacher education programmes

MSSL 507 – Culturally responsive leadership

This course will critically examine strategies for leading inclusive practice in New Zealand secondary schools. Building and sustaining relationships with iwi/ Maori will be a particular focus and enhancing connections with Pasifika and Asian communities will also be considered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 26129

Education Postgraduate

Refer to Education website for information on which courses are part of teacher education programmes

EPSY 534 – Promoting Positive Behaviour for Learning and Well-Being

The course explores the understanding of factors that contribute to behaviours which reduce opportunities and alienate children and young persons from their learning environment. It promotes an ecological approach to address such behaviours that takes into account contextual and cultural consideration at both systemic and individual levels. This course is taught online in Trimester 1 and on campus in Trimester 2.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 419, 519, EPSY 434, 509, 510, 521

1/3 • CRN 28305

MSSL 507 – Culturally responsive leadership

This course will critically examine strategies for leading inclusive practice in New Zealand secondary schools. Building and sustaining relationships with iwi/ Maori will be a particular focus and enhancing connections with Pasifika and Asian communities will also be considered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 26129

Educational Psychology & Pedagogy

Refer to Education website for information on which courses are part of teacher education programmes

EPSY 534 – Promoting Positive Behaviour for Learning and Well-Being

The course explores the understanding of factors that contribute to behaviours which reduce opportunities and alienate children and young persons from their learning environment. It promotes an ecological approach to address such behaviours that takes into account contextual and cultural consideration at both systemic and individual levels. This course is taught online in Trimester 1 and on campus in Trimester 2.

15 pts • (X) EDUC 419, 519, EPSY 434, 509, 510, 521

1/3 • CRN 28305

English as a Second Language

See also Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL

ELIN 001 – English for Academic Purposes

This course is for ESOL students who wish to improve their skills in academic English as preparation for further studies at a tertiary institution. The course aims to develop skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

60 pts

^ Limited entry course

English Literature

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 29009

3/3 • CRN 29011

Fashion Design Technology

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori (framed in Transition Design) that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

Forensic Psychology

FPSY 401 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 1

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27051 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27157 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 402 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 2

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27052 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27158 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 403 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship

This course provides students with an opportunity to spend 2 trimesters working on a special project or taking part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency that undertakes forensic psychology-related work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

30 pts • (P) permission of Head of School (X) FPSY 401, 402

1+2/3 • CRN 27053 • ^

3+1/3 • CRN 27159 • ^

^ Limited entry course

French

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

German

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Global Studies (Study Abroad)

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Government

RESJ 302 – Critical Issues in Restorative Practice

This course examines a selection of current “hot” issues in the various fields of restorative justice practice. It looks at the strengths and weaknesses of various restorative initiatives and their implications for policy and practice, and for the integrity of restorative justice itself.

15 pts • (P) Admission to the GCertRJP

2/3 • CRN 29056 • (L2)

RESJ 303 – Restorative Approaches in Context

This course investigates the role of restorative processes in a range of specific sectors or vocational contexts or case studies (e.g. prisons, schools, rest homes, child protection work, peacekeeping, community policing, health and safety) and the corresponding constraints and contingencies that influence practice and outcomes.

15 pts • (P) Admission to the GCertRJP

Not offered in 2021

RESJ 304 – Directed Independent Study

Students undertake an approved, supervised body of work tailored to the needs or interests of the student that investigates the use of restorative justice processes in a specific workplace or field of practice.

15 pts • (P) 15 300-level RESJ points

1+2/3 • CRN 30156 • (L6)

2+3/3 • CRN 29061 • (L4)

3+1/3 • CRN 29184 • (L4)

Health

See also Midwifery and Nursing

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 502 – Applied Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is explored in relation to clinical practice and emerging evidence. This course provides a foundation for clinical decisions related to interventions, management and expected health outcomes across the lifespan.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19815

2/3 • CRN 19816

HLTH 513 – Real World Midwifery

This course explores the role of the midwife as it is constructed in contemporary society. In particular it explores the context in which midwifery is practised and in which it attempts to support and promote normal childbirth.

30 pts • (X) MIDW 523

2/3 • CRN 19827

HLTH 514 – Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

This course is designed to develop the skills of systematic history taking, clinical examination and diagnostic reasoning with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal, and neurological, systems. Students work alongside mentors in their clinical practice to develop these skills. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 19828

2/3 • CRN 29042

HLTH 517 – Diagnostics and Therapeutics

This course examines the sensitivity, specificity and utility of commonly used diagnostic testing methods (including the FBC, 12 lead ECG and telemetry monitoring, radiological imaging, and cardio-pulmonary diagnostics). In addition, course modules will explore the assessments of nutrition, infection, and anaemia alongside their associated common therapies. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, HLTH 514 Students must be in direct patient contact

2/3 • CRN 19831

HLTH 518 – Clinical Pharmacology

This course examines principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of safe and quality use of medicines.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502

1/3 • CRN 19832

HLTH 520 – Practice Project

Students negotiate, design, undertake and report on an evidence based project of relevance to their practice area under the supervision of academic and workplace mentors.

30 pts • (P) 60 points from HLTH 501-550; (X) HLTH 551, HLWB 513

2/3 • CRN 19942

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 522 – Health Systems, Policy and Practice

This course explores health care policy and service delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally. The structural, political, professional and ethical dimensions of health service delivery are examined.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 523 – Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This course will explore the role, place and voice of nurses influencing health and wellbeing at a national and international level. Students will be challenged to articulate their contribution to healthcare and encouraged to think innovatively about healthcare delivery. The course is designed to build professional self-confidence, by cultivating professional identity and professional voice.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31014

HLTH 524 – Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine the issues that arise in leading and managing in the health sector. It will cover leadership and management theories and concepts, organisational development, budgeting and financing processes in health care, planning human resources and managing people, and consider issues relating to cultural safety.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19838

HLTH 525 – Diversity in Health Care

This course explores health from a cultural, ethnic and population perspective. Differences in health and illness patterns amongst groups are examined. The potential development of more appropriate services to address diversity is assessed.

30 pts

3/3 • CRN 19839

HLTH 526 – Patient Safety and Risk Reduction

This course is designed to develop knowledge related to patient safety within the international health care arena. Research related to adverse events and strategies to improve patient safety and reduce risk provide the key content.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLTH 532 – Midwifery Assessment and Decision-making in Complex Maternity Care

This clinically oriented course is focused on building midwifery assessment and decision-making for complexity in maternity care across the full range of midwifery practice. Clinical contact with childbearing women is required.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

1/3 • CRN 25096

HLTH 533 – Midwifery Practicum in Complex Care

This course integrates theoretical knowledge into practice and extends the midwife's experience, knowledge, skills and practice in complex maternity care.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

2/3 • CRN 26081

HLTH 541 – Advanced Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine leadership and management in the health sector, including strategy development, and monitoring and evaluating organisational performance.

15 pts • (P) HLTH 524 or approved substitute

3/3 • CRN 31052

HLTH 542 – Applied Ethics and Law for Health Professionals

This course will enable health care professionals to develop advanced skills in the interpretation, analysis and application of ethics and law in professional practice.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 543 – Prescribing Practicum

This course will develop prescribing knowledge and skills, drawing on the student’s previous learning in advanced health assessment, diagnostic reasoning/therapeutics and pharmacology. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for registered nurse prescribing authority.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502; At least a B in HLTH 514 & HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 31175

HLTH 544 – Nurse Practitioner Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for Nurse Practitioner students to synthesise and apply all previous Advanced nursing practice learning within the context of Mentored practice. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for Nurse Practitioner registration and prepares them to contribute to Improvements in health outcomes for Maori through an Understanding of key concepts such as policy that supports Equitable health outcomes, Whanau Ora and Maori models of Health.

60 pts • (P) At least a B in each of the following courses: HLTH 514, HLTH 517, HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact (X) HLTH 531;

1+2/3 • CRN 31176

HLTH 550 – Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the newly graduated nurse to practice using the New Zealand quality and safety capability framework to support the provision of safe person-centred care. Graduate nurses will focus on developing professional resilience, confidence in their clinical assessment and reasoning skills including the application of pathophysiology knowledge to clinical decision making as part of the wider healthcare team in order to provide safe, competent and comprehensive care inclusive of family/whānau.

30 pts • (P) Must have gained registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand no more than 12 months before enrolment; (X) HLTH 540 in 2013

block dates/3 • CRN 26043 • (L1)

block dates/3 • CRN 28278 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 26044 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 31012 • (L4)

HLTH 551 – Professional Project

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, execute and complete a project that demonstrates advanced knowledge in a field of professional practice. Students will apply skills acquired during the study programme to solve a practice problem or problems. The outcomes of the project will be presented in a report targeting relevant key stakeholders.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of subject requirement and one of HLTH 501, 521, 528 (X) HLTH 520, HLWB 513

2+3/3 • CRN 31015

HLTH 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 26221 • (L1)

HLTH 592 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Nursing

120 pts

full year • CRN 26222

HLTH 593 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Midwifery

120 pts

full year • CRN 26223

HLTH 594 – Thesis for Master of Nursing Science

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to nursing practice and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and makes a contribution to nursing knowledge.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Part 1 of the MNS

full year • CRN 19846

HLTH 596 – Thesis for Master of Health Care

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to health care and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and contributes to knowledge in health practice, education and/or health services.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Parts 1 and 2 of MHC degree

full year • CRN 19847

HLWB 501 – Health Policy and Planning

This course will examine governance, policy, strategy, service-delivery and decision-making in the health sector. It will consider policy and service delivery issues: key institutions, influences and behaviours, and the roles of the public and private sectors in healthcare systems; the efficiency and quality of health services, and policies to reduce inequities in healthcare services and health outcomes for Māori, Pasifika and other disadvantaged groups. Participants will learn health economics and policy concepts and develop knowledge and skills to address policy and service delivery challenges; design and analyse options; advance health policy and service delivery goals and objectives and advise decision-makers.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 31029

HLWB 503 – Financing, Purchasing and Organising Health Services

This course will examine and critique alternative approaches to financing and organising health care, with international comparisons. It will draw on economic concepts to explore in depth issues relating to financing health care; accountability and performance; purchasing and contracting, and paying providers. The course will explore the role of competition in the delivery of health care, and examine issues relating to the integration of health, and health and social services.

15 pts • (X) GOVT 537, MAPP 551

2/3 • CRN 31030

HLWB 504 – Health Economics and Economic Evaluation

This course introduces key concepts in health economics and applies health economics to health policy and planning issues. It then introduces the role of monitoring and evaluation in health policy and planning and discusses economic evaluation in depth.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31031

HLWB 505 – Health Promotion Theory and Practice

This course develops students' knowledge in core health promotion approaches and perspectives in relation to the economic, social, cultural and environmental influences on well-being. Students will critically appraise health promotion strategies and issues, design and evaluate interventions, and gain skills for health promotion practice.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 31032

HLWB 506 – Emerging Issues in Health Promotion

In this guided study course students will apply their knowledge of health promotion, needs assessment and intervention to an emerging issue in health promotion. The course will provide the opportunity for students to engage with and critically analyse the contribution of alternative paradigms for health promotion, including whanau based initiatives, the use of digital technologies and social marketing.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31033

HLWB 507 – Principles of Health and Safety Management

This course will provide advanced knowledge of management systems, organisational culture, and the integration of legal, regulatory and societal factors in the context of health and safety management.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31034

HLWB 508 – Human and Biological Factors in Workplace Health and Safety

This course applies principles of human function and considers the application of cognitive and behavioural psychology to workplace health and safety practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31035

HLWB 509 – Identification, Assessment and Control of Hazards and Risks

This course provides advanced knowledge about practice and performance in workplace health and safety risk management.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31036

HLWB 510 – Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene

This course will provide advanced knowledge of the principles and practice of work related health – health protection, health promotion and wellbeing. It provides knowledge and understanding of the main work-related health hazards, and the practices to recognise, assess, control and monitor risks.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31037

HLWB 511 – Health and Safety Management and Leadership

This course provides insights into organisational behaviour, structures, functions, roles and responsibilities and accountabilities. The approach to workplace health and safety strategies is discussed. The principles of effective project management and human resource management are also covered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31038

HLWB 512 – Professional Role and Functioning

This course provides advanced knowledge about the role and function of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. The professional role and ethical framework for the workplace health and safety professional is described. Theories of communication and fostering teamwork are also explored. Please note this course will not be offered for the first time until 2020.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31039

HLWB 513 – Research Project

In this course students will design, undertake and report on a research project relevant to their subject area and area of professional interest.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of the MHlth; (X) HLTH 520, HLTH 551

1/3 • CRN 32042 • (L4)

1+2/3 • CRN 32038 • (L3)

2/3 • CRN 31040 • (L1)

2+3/3 • CRN 32232 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 32018 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 33271 • (L6)

HLWB 513 – Research Project

In this course students will design, undertake and report on a research project relevant to their subject area and area of professional interest.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of the MHlth; (X) HLTH 520, HLTH 551

HLWB 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 32189

HEAL 690 – Health for PhD

For exact school dates, times and venues please refer to the Graduate School’s website - www.vuw.ac.nz/nmh.

120 pts

full year • CRN 11004

HLTH 601 – Critical Analysis of a Health Issue

During this course, students complete a critical review of the relevant literature as background to framing the proposed research question(s) and methodological approach for their investigation of the health issue that is the focus of their thesis research, including consideration of the importance of the issue for Maori communities.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 521 (or an approved equivalent)

1/3 • CRN 31043

HLTH 602 – Issues in Professional Contexts

In this course, students develop a detailed understanding of the philosophical and theoretical frameworks and their application to professional contexts that are required for critically examining and addressing professional issues in the health sector, including the importance of Maori worldviews.

30 pts • (C) HLTH 601

2/3 • CRN 31044

HLWB 690 – Health and Wellbeing Thesis for PhD

A supervised research project leading to a comprehensive thesis.

120 pts • (P) Approval of the Programme Director

full year • CRN 30011

Health Promotion

EDUC 568 – Sport and Physical Activity: Supporting Youth Development

This course critically examines beliefs about the use of sport and physical activity contexts for youth development and the implications for policy and practice. Students will examine contemporary models and evidence based practice in relation to the evaluation of programmes designed to promote positive youth development.

30 pts • (X) EDUC 464, EDUC 564 in 2015-2018

2/3 • CRN 31089

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLWB 505 – Health Promotion Theory and Practice

This course develops students' knowledge in core health promotion approaches and perspectives in relation to the economic, social, cultural and environmental influences on well-being. Students will critically appraise health promotion strategies and issues, design and evaluate interventions, and gain skills for health promotion practice.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 31032

Health Psychology

PSYC 121 – Introduction to Psychology 1

This course covers psychological research methods, culture, social processes, language, individual differences, mental health, human development and applied contexts. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28005 • (L3)

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28006 • (L3)

Health Studies (Study Abroad)

PSYC 121 – Introduction to Psychology 1

This course covers psychological research methods, culture, social processes, language, individual differences, mental health, human development and applied contexts. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28005 • (L3)

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28006 • (L3)

History

HIST 317 – New Zealand History

In 2020 this course will consider migration to to New Zealand from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales over the period 1800 to 1945 in the context of British and Irish migration more generally, and New Zealand’s place in the world in the Age of Mass Migration. Topics covered include factors in Britain and Ireland that encouraged emigration; factors in New Zealand that encouraged immigration; and the specific migration and settler experiences of select groups of migrants.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts from HIST 200–299 (or 20 pts from HIST 200–299 and one of CLAS 207 or 208)

Not offered in 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 29009

3/3 • CRN 29011

Industrial Design

See also Design Innovation

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori (framed in Transition Design) that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

Information Studies

INFO 520 – The Information Professions

This course explores the role of the information professions in society, focusing on the diverse nature of librarianship/information work and the key issues and trends impacting its development.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10547

INFO 521 – Management in Information Services

Introduces the key concepts of management and organisation theory necessary for the effective management of information services.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10549

INFO 522 – Information Policy Concepts, Issues and Processes

This course explores information policy concepts and issues with which information professionals need to be familiar, including the processes through which information policy and legislation are created in New Zealand, individual policies which influence information creation, access and use and the role of information professionals in information policy development.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 27130

INFO 523 – Information Access and Use

This course covers models of information seeking behaviour and information literacy, and will equip students with the skills to assist users efficiently and effectively to access information in contexts such as libraries, museums, records management systems, and archives.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10553

INFO 525 – Digital Technologies for Information Professionals

A study of the technologies used for creating, storing, and disseminating information, including hardware, software, and virtual and physical environments. The student will use and evaluate technologies for information management.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10557

INFO 527 – Creating and Managing Metadata

An introduction to the theories, standards, and systems used for the storage and retrieval of information. Topics include metadata schemes, standards for record structure and content, and the design principles of databases used for information management and retrieval.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10561

INFO 528 – Research Methods for Information Management Environments

An introduction to the common forms of research for libraries, archives, records centres, and other information management environments; including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research, as well as the evaluation and application of such methods within the discipline.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10564

INFO 530 – Maori Information Sources

An introduction to the range and characteristics of Maori information sources: including oral texts, databases held by organisations such as the Waitangi Tribunal and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, iwi and whakapapa information.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

INFO 534 – Archival Systems

Theory, systems and strategies for the determination of those records worthy of long-term preservation and their management in the digital age.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10581

INFO 535 – Managing Current Records

Theory, tools and strategies to ensure that records in the digital working environment are created and maintained in accordance with organisational and societal requirements.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10585

INFO 538 – Practicum

A period of work experience in an information service for students with little or no prior relevant work experience. The placement will be subject to protocols and managed through a set of learning objectives, and must be approved by the course coordinator before commencement.

15 pts • (P) 60 500-level INFO pts

1/3 • CRN 11262

2/3 • CRN 11263

3/3 • CRN 11265

INFO 542 – Management of Library Services

The application of management theory to the practice of managing and marketing libraries, emphasising development and quality control of services the development and quality control of services and collections tailored to customer needs.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 11234

INFO 543 – Digital Curation

This course covers long-term preservation issues relating to digital objects, that is, maintaining and adding value to a trusted body of digital information for current and future use.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 18252

INFO 544 – Online Searching

Searching and information services in the online environment, including both the free Internet environment and subscription databases.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 11241

INFO 546 – Resource Description and Discovery

Includes: Standards and processes used in libraries by cataloguing and metadata staff for creating or obtaining data for resource description and discovery; the relationship of cataloguing and metadata services to a library’s internal operations and to relevant external agencies and systems; and managing cataloguing operations.

15 pts • (X) LIBR 526, INFO 526

3/3 • CRN 11244

INFO 551 – Approved Course of Study

A supervised WISE programme of on-line study approved by the Head of School.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

Not offered in 2021

INFO 552 – Approved Course of Study

A supervised WISE programme of on-line study approved by the Head of School.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

Not offered in 2021

INFO 560 – ST: Digital Inclusion for Information Profs

This course equips students with an appreciation of how exclusion from digital participation occurs and explores mitigation strategies and tools that enable authentic participation in the digital world. A range of theoretical lenses are used to understand the risks and opportunities encountered by information professionals designing digital inclusion programmes in diverse GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, museums) contexts.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 18636

INFO 580 – Research Project

A supervised research project on an information management problem. The student will apply one or more established methodologies to collect and analyse data and communicate the results in a written report.

30 pts • (P) INFO 528; (X) INFO 550

1/3 • CRN 11245 • (L1)

1/3 • CRN 11255 • (L6)

1+2/3 • CRN 11250 • (L4)

2/3 • CRN 11247 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11254 • (L5)

3/3 • CRN 11248

Information Systems

MBUA 510 – Business and Systems Analysis

This course covers the modelling and design techniques used by business analysts. It shows students the methods and tools used to document business flows, information analysis, rules, classes, and other related elements required for business analysis.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28404

MBUA 511 – Process Design

This course explores the role and potential of IT to support business process management and design. Students learn a modern business process modelling technique, apply that to designing an improved business process, then test and evaluate their proposed design using simulation software.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28405

MBUA 512 – Databases and Analytics

This course provides databases and analytics knowledge for business analysts to function effectively. The databases component covers the fundamentals of relational databases, relational database modelling, and SQL database queries using enterprise database. The analytics component covers data extraction, visualisation and predictive analytics. Workshops enable students to obtain practical experience.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28406

MBUA 513 – Management of IT Projects for Business Analysts

This course provides students with contemporary IT project management skills - including traditional and agile methodologies - and the use of project management tools. In addition, students will gain an appreciation of risk managment, change management strategies for internal and external stakeholders, and dealing with social and cultural issues in project environments.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510

1/3 • CRN 28407

MBUA 514 – Enterprise Architecture

This course addresses the alignment between enterprise goals and strategy, business processes, data, information systems and the technical infrastructure. Students learn how to analyse, model, design and evaluate enterprise architectures, how to plan the transition from a baseline to a target architecture, and how to create effective governance instruments for successful enterprise architecture managment.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510, 512

1/3 • CRN 28408

2/3 • CRN 33051

MBUA 515 – Digital Innovation and Strategy

This course provides students with the skills required for formulating IS strategy. Students learn about the role of IT in designing new business models and in enabling innovation. Students will develop a mastery of the IS strategic process, including governance, application portfolio management, business case development, sourcing decisions, and benefits assessment.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510

2/3 • CRN 28409

MBUA 521 – Global Business Environment

This course examines the global business environment in which firms operate. It will provide an overview of the strategies available to firms operating Internationally, and provide an understanding of how these firms can be managed in order to leverage from international opportunities.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28436

MBUA 522 – Organisational Behaviour

The course provides an overview of organisational behaviour and its relevance to business transformation using IT. Specific areas include: individual, interpersonal and group behaviour and performance; motivation, change; communication, leadership and managerial roles.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28437

MBUA 523 – Accounting for Managers

This course introduces students to the concepts of financial and management accounting, covering the content of financial statements; concepts of value and profit, cost behaviour and cost-volume-profit relationships; cost allocation principles.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 28448

MBUA 531 – Information Systems Consulting Practice

This course covers specific intervention tools and techniques used by business analysts and consultants when assessing organisations and undertaking change projects. Business analysts are required to understand political, managerial, and economic considerations of business analysis practice. Students will learn effective change strategies and how to communicate effectively with stakeholders.

15 pts • (P) MBUA 510, 511, 521

2/3 • CRN 28410

3/3 • CRN 28411

MBUA 532 – Research Project in Business Analysis

Research project on a selected aspect of business analysis.

30 pts • (P) MBUA 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515

2/3 • CRN 28412

3/3 • CRN 33052

Interaction Design

DSDN 173 – Design Thinking for Sustainability / Whakaaro hoahoa mō te toitūtanga

This course introduces design thinking and its interdisciplinary application in addressing complex sustainability challenges. Students will use design thinking to interpret the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they apply to Aotearoa New Zealand and global contexts.

15 pts • (X) DSDN 183 (2018–2020)

Interior Architecture

See also Architecture and Landscape Architecture

SARC 352 – Pacific Designed Environments / Ngā Taiao o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Introduction to issues relating to designed and built environments of the Pacific region. Examination of contemporary conditions within a wider spatial and historical framework. In addition to a central focus on the settlement of Aotearoa/New Zealand, course material extends to other cultures within the greater Pacific rim.

15 pts • (P) One of ARCI/INTA/LAND 251

International Relations

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Not offered in 2021

Italian

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

3/3 • CRN 33030

Japanese

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Landscape Architecture

See also Architecture and Interior Architecture

SARC 352 – Pacific Designed Environments / Ngā Taiao o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Introduction to issues relating to designed and built environments of the Pacific region. Examination of contemporary conditions within a wider spatial and historical framework. In addition to a central focus on the settlement of Aotearoa/New Zealand, course material extends to other cultures within the greater Pacific rim.

15 pts • (P) One of ARCI/INTA/LAND 251

Language and Culture Studies

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Language, Culture & Identity (Study Abroad)

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

Linguistics

See also Applied Linguistics and TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 805

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Wed 2 Sept to Monday 21 Sept.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts • (X) LALS 505

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 518 – Special Topic: Formulaic Language: Acquisition, Processing and Use

The course explores formulaic language and the important role it plays in language acquisition, processing and use. The evidence from second language learning, learner corpus research, and psycholinguistics will be presented and carefully evaluated.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 29032 • (L3)

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts • (X) LALS 502

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts • (X) LALS 508

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Language Assessment

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning. Both formal tests and a range of alternative procedures are covered, having consideration for the purpose of the assessment and the requirements of the learning environment.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 823

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 525 – Learner Autonomy and Learning Strategies

This course introduces the principles and practices associated with learner autonomy and learner strategies in language learning. A key emphasis will be placed on how the theories and research covered can be translated into classroom practice.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

Management

MGMT 250 – Special Topic: Ethical Leadership

An introduction to the theories and practices of ethical leadership with a focus on organisations. Drawing on New Zealand case studies, students will learn about the meaning and importance of ethical leadership for organisations, recognise the role of ethics in organisational decision-making and analyse the actions of leaders from an ethical perspective. Recognised leaders in NZ will share insights about ethical leadership in practice.

15 pts • (P) 30 100-level pts.

3/3 • CRN 32080

Maori (courses with significant Maori content)

MAOR 222 – Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Māori Language

MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Māori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts

Not offered in 2021

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Not offered in 2021

INFO 523 – Information Access and Use

This course covers models of information seeking behaviour and information literacy, and will equip students with the skills to assist users efficiently and effectively to access information in contexts such as libraries, museums, records management systems, and archives.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10553

INFO 530 – Maori Information Sources

An introduction to the range and characteristics of Maori information sources: including oral texts, databases held by organisations such as the Waitangi Tribunal and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, iwi and whakapapa information.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

Maori Studies

MAOR 126 – Māori Cultural Practices for Professionals

This course prepares students, particularly those in the workforce, to deal with the opportunities and challenges of engaging with the Māori world and Māori stakeholders and communities. It focuses on basic Māori language skills, workplace Treaty issues, and operating appropriately and effectively in the context of a marae or Māori meeting.

20 pts • (X) MAOR 123 or MAOR 125 (2013- 2017)

3/3 • CRN 32043

MAOR 222 – Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Māori Language

MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Māori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts

Not offered in 2021

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Not offered in 2021

Marketing

MARK 101 – Principles of Marketing

An introduction to the study of marketing and its role in developing a strategic customer/client focus within commercial, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Summer CRN 19872 is offered by distance mode.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 19872

tut tba

Media Design

See also Culture+Context and Industrial Design

FADN 273 – Fashion in Society / Kākahu i te Papori

Across human history, fashion has played an important role in every aspect of culture: religious order, social status, occupational position and rank, personal freedom (or lack thereof) and rejection of the status quo. In this course students will analyse precedents as well as cross-cultural examples, including Mātauranga Māori (framed in Transition Design) that reveal the nuanced socio-political narratives embodied in the garments and objects that people wear.

15 pts • (P) 75 points including 30 pts from the BDI or BAS schedules or permission of Head of School

Media Studies

MDIA 104 – Social and Interactive Media

This course traces the history of social and interactive media from pre-Internet forms to the present. It considers the shift from analogue to digital, the development of interactive technologies, the web's evolution to a dynamic social mediascape and public debate about the value of social and interactive media. Adopting a critical and historical lens, this course examines how social and interactive media have transformed our understanding of the world, the production of knowledge, conceptualisations of space and place, and modes of communication and self-presentation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 29014

Midwifery

See also Health and Nursing

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 502 – Applied Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is explored in relation to clinical practice and emerging evidence. This course provides a foundation for clinical decisions related to interventions, management and expected health outcomes across the lifespan.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19815

2/3 • CRN 19816

HLTH 513 – Real World Midwifery

This course explores the role of the midwife as it is constructed in contemporary society. In particular it explores the context in which midwifery is practised and in which it attempts to support and promote normal childbirth.

30 pts • (X) MIDW 523

2/3 • CRN 19827

HLTH 514 – Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

This course is designed to develop the skills of systematic history taking, clinical examination and diagnostic reasoning with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal, and neurological, systems. Students work alongside mentors in their clinical practice to develop these skills. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 19828

2/3 • CRN 29042

HLTH 517 – Diagnostics and Therapeutics

This course examines the sensitivity, specificity and utility of commonly used diagnostic testing methods (including the FBC, 12 lead ECG and telemetry monitoring, radiological imaging, and cardio-pulmonary diagnostics). In addition, course modules will explore the assessments of nutrition, infection, and anaemia alongside their associated common therapies. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, HLTH 514 Students must be in direct patient contact

2/3 • CRN 19831

HLTH 518 – Clinical Pharmacology

This course examines principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of safe and quality use of medicines.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502

1/3 • CRN 19832

HLTH 520 – Practice Project

Students negotiate, design, undertake and report on an evidence based project of relevance to their practice area under the supervision of academic and workplace mentors.

30 pts • (P) 60 points from HLTH 501-550; (X) HLTH 551, HLWB 513

2/3 • CRN 19942

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 522 – Health Systems, Policy and Practice

This course explores health care policy and service delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally. The structural, political, professional and ethical dimensions of health service delivery are examined.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 523 – Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This course will explore the role, place and voice of nurses influencing health and wellbeing at a national and international level. Students will be challenged to articulate their contribution to healthcare and encouraged to think innovatively about healthcare delivery. The course is designed to build professional self-confidence, by cultivating professional identity and professional voice.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31014

HLTH 524 – Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine the issues that arise in leading and managing in the health sector. It will cover leadership and management theories and concepts, organisational development, budgeting and financing processes in health care, planning human resources and managing people, and consider issues relating to cultural safety.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19838

HLTH 525 – Diversity in Health Care

This course explores health from a cultural, ethnic and population perspective. Differences in health and illness patterns amongst groups are examined. The potential development of more appropriate services to address diversity is assessed.

30 pts

3/3 • CRN 19839

HLTH 526 – Patient Safety and Risk Reduction

This course is designed to develop knowledge related to patient safety within the international health care arena. Research related to adverse events and strategies to improve patient safety and reduce risk provide the key content.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLTH 532 – Midwifery Assessment and Decision-making in Complex Maternity Care

This clinically oriented course is focused on building midwifery assessment and decision-making for complexity in maternity care across the full range of midwifery practice. Clinical contact with childbearing women is required.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

1/3 • CRN 25096

HLTH 533 – Midwifery Practicum in Complex Care

This course integrates theoretical knowledge into practice and extends the midwife's experience, knowledge, skills and practice in complex maternity care.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

2/3 • CRN 26081

HLTH 541 – Advanced Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine leadership and management in the health sector, including strategy development, and monitoring and evaluating organisational performance.

15 pts • (P) HLTH 524 or approved substitute

3/3 • CRN 31052

HLTH 542 – Applied Ethics and Law for Health Professionals

This course will enable health care professionals to develop advanced skills in the interpretation, analysis and application of ethics and law in professional practice.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 543 – Prescribing Practicum

This course will develop prescribing knowledge and skills, drawing on the student’s previous learning in advanced health assessment, diagnostic reasoning/therapeutics and pharmacology. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for registered nurse prescribing authority.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502; At least a B in HLTH 514 & HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 31175

HLTH 544 – Nurse Practitioner Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for Nurse Practitioner students to synthesise and apply all previous Advanced nursing practice learning within the context of Mentored practice. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for Nurse Practitioner registration and prepares them to contribute to Improvements in health outcomes for Maori through an Understanding of key concepts such as policy that supports Equitable health outcomes, Whanau Ora and Maori models of Health.

60 pts • (P) At least a B in each of the following courses: HLTH 514, HLTH 517, HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact (X) HLTH 531;

1+2/3 • CRN 31176

HLTH 550 – Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the newly graduated nurse to practice using the New Zealand quality and safety capability framework to support the provision of safe person-centred care. Graduate nurses will focus on developing professional resilience, confidence in their clinical assessment and reasoning skills including the application of pathophysiology knowledge to clinical decision making as part of the wider healthcare team in order to provide safe, competent and comprehensive care inclusive of family/whānau.

30 pts • (P) Must have gained registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand no more than 12 months before enrolment; (X) HLTH 540 in 2013

block dates/3 • CRN 26043 • (L1)

block dates/3 • CRN 28278 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 26044 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 31012 • (L4)

HLTH 551 – Professional Project

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, execute and complete a project that demonstrates advanced knowledge in a field of professional practice. Students will apply skills acquired during the study programme to solve a practice problem or problems. The outcomes of the project will be presented in a report targeting relevant key stakeholders.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of subject requirement and one of HLTH 501, 521, 528 (X) HLTH 520, HLWB 513

2+3/3 • CRN 31015

HLTH 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 26221 • (L1)

HLTH 592 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Nursing

120 pts

full year • CRN 26222

HLTH 593 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Midwifery

120 pts

full year • CRN 26223

HLTH 594 – Thesis for Master of Nursing Science

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to nursing practice and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and makes a contribution to nursing knowledge.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Part 1 of the MNS

full year • CRN 19846

HLTH 596 – Thesis for Master of Health Care

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to health care and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and contributes to knowledge in health practice, education and/or health services.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Parts 1 and 2 of MHC degree

full year • CRN 19847

HLTH 601 – Critical Analysis of a Health Issue

During this course, students complete a critical review of the relevant literature as background to framing the proposed research question(s) and methodological approach for their investigation of the health issue that is the focus of their thesis research, including consideration of the importance of the issue for Maori communities.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 521 (or an approved equivalent)

1/3 • CRN 31043

HLTH 602 – Issues in Professional Contexts

In this course, students develop a detailed understanding of the philosophical and theoretical frameworks and their application to professional contexts that are required for critically examining and addressing professional issues in the health sector, including the importance of Maori worldviews.

30 pts • (C) HLTH 601

2/3 • CRN 31044

MIDW 690 – Midwifery for PhD

For exact school dates, times and venues please refer to the Graduate School's website – www.vuw.ac.nz/nmh.

120 pts

full year • CRN 8812

Modern Language Studies

MAOR 126 – Māori Cultural Practices for Professionals

This course prepares students, particularly those in the workforce, to deal with the opportunities and challenges of engaging with the Māori world and Māori stakeholders and communities. It focuses on basic Māori language skills, workplace Treaty issues, and operating appropriately and effectively in the context of a marae or Māori meeting.

20 pts • (X) MAOR 123 or MAOR 125 (2013- 2017)

3/3 • CRN 32043

SPAN 101 – Introduction to the Spanish Language

This course teaches the basics of the Spanish language through practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. As it is designed for absolute beginners, it may not be taken by students with prior knowledge of the language. This course is offered through different CRNs for face-to-face delivery on Kelburn Campus (CRN 31115) versus blended or mixed-mode offerings (CRNs 31116 and 31209). The blended or mixed-mode offerings are for students who would not otherwise be able to enrol in the course due to full-time employment or other daytime commitments. The three hours of traditional face-to-face lectures are replaced by web-based online material. Students who enrol for this option must attend a special face-to-face tutorial and audiovisual class in a two-hour block taught outside traditional teaching hours at the Pipitea Campus. This option is not intended for students who can attend most of the regular lecture times.

20 pts • (X) prior knowledge as determined by the academic teaching staff in Spanish, and SPAN 111

3/3 • CRN 31116

MAOR 222 – Te Aukorimiha, Te Auripomiha o te Reo/The Social and Political Development of the Māori Language

MAOR 222 explores the socio-linguistic landscapes related to language revitalisation, planning and policy. The course also probes the current climate of Māori language revitalisation and the impact different initiatives have made on the social and political development of the language.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts

Not offered in 2021

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Not offered in 2021

Music

MUSC 120 – Popular Music: An Introduction

An introduction to the study of twentieth- and twenty-first-century popular music, integrating case studies of various global popular musics and interdisciplinary discussion of a range of ideas and issues that emerge from their study.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 15572

3/3 • CRN 15572

MUSC 150 – Music in Global Contexts

An introduction to music in world cultures. A survey of examples from the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas that examines music within its cultural context, and an introduction to the study of ethnomusicology.

20 pts

Music Studies

MUSC 120 – Popular Music: An Introduction

An introduction to the study of twentieth- and twenty-first-century popular music, integrating case studies of various global popular musics and interdisciplinary discussion of a range of ideas and issues that emerge from their study.

20 pts

MUSC 150 – Music in Global Contexts

An introduction to music in world cultures. A survey of examples from the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas that examines music within its cultural context, and an introduction to the study of ethnomusicology.

20 pts

New Zealand & the Pacific Islands (Study Abroad)

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

Nursing

See also Health and Midwifery

HLTH 501 – Research for Practice

This course focuses on locating, interpreting, critiquing and using research as a means for improving decision-making in the clinical or health setting.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19813

HLTH 502 – Applied Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is explored in relation to clinical practice and emerging evidence. This course provides a foundation for clinical decisions related to interventions, management and expected health outcomes across the lifespan.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19815

2/3 • CRN 19816

HLTH 513 – Real World Midwifery

This course explores the role of the midwife as it is constructed in contemporary society. In particular it explores the context in which midwifery is practised and in which it attempts to support and promote normal childbirth.

30 pts • (X) MIDW 523

2/3 • CRN 19827

HLTH 514 – Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

This course is designed to develop the skills of systematic history taking, clinical examination and diagnostic reasoning with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal, and neurological, systems. Students work alongside mentors in their clinical practice to develop these skills. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 19828

2/3 • CRN 29042

HLTH 517 – Diagnostics and Therapeutics

This course examines the sensitivity, specificity and utility of commonly used diagnostic testing methods (including the FBC, 12 lead ECG and telemetry monitoring, radiological imaging, and cardio-pulmonary diagnostics). In addition, course modules will explore the assessments of nutrition, infection, and anaemia alongside their associated common therapies. Students must be in direct patient contact.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502, HLTH 514 Students must be in direct patient contact

2/3 • CRN 19831

HLTH 518 – Clinical Pharmacology

This course examines principles of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the context of safe and quality use of medicines.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502

1/3 • CRN 19832

HLTH 520 – Practice Project

Students negotiate, design, undertake and report on an evidence based project of relevance to their practice area under the supervision of academic and workplace mentors.

30 pts • (P) 60 points from HLTH 501-550; (X) HLTH 551, HLWB 513

2/3 • CRN 19942

HLTH 521 – Research Methods

This course prepares students to undertake independent research by developing knowledge and skills in a variety of paradigms and methods, and engaging in higher-level debates on research philosophy and theory, ethics, limitations, data gathering and analysis.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19835

HLTH 522 – Health Systems, Policy and Practice

This course explores health care policy and service delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally. The structural, political, professional and ethical dimensions of health service delivery are examined.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 523 – Contemporary Issues in Nursing

This course will explore the role, place and voice of nurses influencing health and wellbeing at a national and international level. Students will be challenged to articulate their contribution to healthcare and encouraged to think innovatively about healthcare delivery. The course is designed to build professional self-confidence, by cultivating professional identity and professional voice.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 31014

HLTH 524 – Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine the issues that arise in leading and managing in the health sector. It will cover leadership and management theories and concepts, organisational development, budgeting and financing processes in health care, planning human resources and managing people, and consider issues relating to cultural safety.

30 pts

2/3 • CRN 19838

HLTH 525 – Diversity in Health Care

This course explores health from a cultural, ethnic and population perspective. Differences in health and illness patterns amongst groups are examined. The potential development of more appropriate services to address diversity is assessed.

30 pts

3/3 • CRN 19839

HLTH 526 – Patient Safety and Risk Reduction

This course is designed to develop knowledge related to patient safety within the international health care arena. Research related to adverse events and strategies to improve patient safety and reduce risk provide the key content.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 528 – Evaluation for Health

This course prepares students to systematically use a programme logic approach to introduce and evaluate practices, systems and processes within a health context.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 19842

HLTH 532 – Midwifery Assessment and Decision-making in Complex Maternity Care

This clinically oriented course is focused on building midwifery assessment and decision-making for complexity in maternity care across the full range of midwifery practice. Clinical contact with childbearing women is required.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

1/3 • CRN 25096

HLTH 533 – Midwifery Practicum in Complex Care

This course integrates theoretical knowledge into practice and extends the midwife's experience, knowledge, skills and practice in complex maternity care.

30 pts • (P) Students hold a midwifery registration and a current New Zealand practising certificate

2/3 • CRN 26081

HLTH 541 – Advanced Health Leadership and Management

This course will examine leadership and management in the health sector, including strategy development, and monitoring and evaluating organisational performance.

15 pts • (P) HLTH 524 or approved substitute

3/3 • CRN 31052

HLTH 542 – Applied Ethics and Law for Health Professionals

This course will enable health care professionals to develop advanced skills in the interpretation, analysis and application of ethics and law in professional practice.

30 pts

Not offered in 2021

HLTH 543 – Prescribing Practicum

This course will develop prescribing knowledge and skills, drawing on the student’s previous learning in advanced health assessment, diagnostic reasoning/therapeutics and pharmacology. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for registered nurse prescribing authority.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 502; At least a B in HLTH 514 & HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact

1/3 • CRN 31175

HLTH 544 – Nurse Practitioner Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for Nurse Practitioner students to synthesise and apply all previous Advanced nursing practice learning within the context of Mentored practice. This course supports students to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for Nurse Practitioner registration and prepares them to contribute to Improvements in health outcomes for Maori through an Understanding of key concepts such as policy that supports Equitable health outcomes, Whanau Ora and Maori models of Health.

60 pts • (P) At least a B in each of the following courses: HLTH 514, HLTH 517, HLTH 518; students must be in direct patient contact (X) HLTH 531;

1+2/3 • CRN 31176

HLTH 550 – Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the newly graduated nurse to practice using the New Zealand quality and safety capability framework to support the provision of safe person-centred care. Graduate nurses will focus on developing professional resilience, confidence in their clinical assessment and reasoning skills including the application of pathophysiology knowledge to clinical decision making as part of the wider healthcare team in order to provide safe, competent and comprehensive care inclusive of family/whānau.

30 pts • (P) Must have gained registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand no more than 12 months before enrolment; (X) HLTH 540 in 2013

block dates/3 • CRN 26043 • (L1)

block dates/3 • CRN 28278 • (L2)

3+1/3 • CRN 26044 • (L3)

3+1/3 • CRN 31012 • (L4)

HLTH 551 – Professional Project

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, execute and complete a project that demonstrates advanced knowledge in a field of professional practice. Students will apply skills acquired during the study programme to solve a practice problem or problems. The outcomes of the project will be presented in a report targeting relevant key stakeholders.

60 pts • (P) Part 1 of subject requirement and one of HLTH 501, 521, 528 (X) HLTH 520, HLWB 513

2+3/3 • CRN 31015

HLTH 591 – Master of Health Research - Thesis

120 pts

full year • CRN 26221 • (L1)

HLTH 592 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Nursing

120 pts

full year • CRN 26222

HLTH 593 – Master of Health Research - Thesis in Midwifery

120 pts

full year • CRN 26223

HLTH 594 – Thesis for Master of Nursing Science

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to nursing practice and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and makes a contribution to nursing knowledge.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Part 1 of the MNS

full year • CRN 19846

HLTH 596 – Thesis for Master of Health Care

A research project is undertaken. Emphasis is placed on the practice of research and theory development in relation to health care and/or health outcomes. The thesis report demonstrates generation and synthesis of knowledge and contributes to knowledge in health practice, education and/or health services.

90 pts • (P) At least B in HLTH 521 and an average grade of at least B in Parts 1 and 2 of MHC degree

full year • CRN 19847

HLTH 601 – Critical Analysis of a Health Issue

During this course, students complete a critical review of the relevant literature as background to framing the proposed research question(s) and methodological approach for their investigation of the health issue that is the focus of their thesis research, including consideration of the importance of the issue for Maori communities.

30 pts • (P) HLTH 521 (or an approved equivalent)

1/3 • CRN 31043

HLTH 602 – Issues in Professional Contexts

In this course, students develop a detailed understanding of the philosophical and theoretical frameworks and their application to professional contexts that are required for critically examining and addressing professional issues in the health sector, including the importance of Maori worldviews.

30 pts • (C) HLTH 601

2/3 • CRN 31044

NURS 690 – Nursing for PhD

For exact school dates, times and venues please refer to the Graduate School's website – www.vuw.ac.nz/nmh.

120 pts

full year • CRN 932

Philosophy

See also Logic and Computation

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 29009

3/3 • CRN 29011

PHIL 302 – Ethical Theory

An examination of the foundations of ethics. What is distinctive about moral language? Are moral properties real? Are our moral judgements justified (and if so how)? Topics related to moral psychology and the evolution of moral cognition may also be covered.

20 pts • (P) 40 PHIL pts, including 20 from PHIL 200-399; (X) PHIL 202 prior to 2014

Not offered in 2021

Political Science

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Not offered in 2021

Political Science and International Relations

MAOR 316 – Tōrangapū Māori/Māori Politics

This online course examines a range of Māori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Māori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. This course is also able to be taken towards majors in MREM, INTP or POLS.

20 pts • (P) 20 pts from MAOR 200-299 or POLS 200-399; (X) POLS 316

Not offered in 2021

Psychology

PSYC 101 – Popular Psychology

PSYC 101 is an introduction to the field of psychology, bringing a scientific perspective to issues including topics that are covered in the media, as well as enduring myths about human and animal behaviour. The course is taught entirely online.

15 pts • (X) PSYC 232 or 242.

2/3 • CRN 32261

3/3 • CRN 9578

PSYC 121 – Introduction to Psychology 1

This course covers psychological research methods, culture, social processes, language, individual differences, mental health, human development and applied contexts. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28005 • (L3)

PSYC 122 – Introduction to Psychology 2

This course introduces students to theory and research in the biological basis of behaviour, learning and memory, cognition and perception, and applied psychology. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 28006 • (L3)

FPSY 401 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 1

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27051 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27157 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 402 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship 2

This course provides students with an opportunity to complete a special project or take part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency, undertaking forensic psychology-relevant work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

15 pts • (P) permission of Head of School

1/3 • CRN 27052 • ^

2/3 • CRN 27158 • ^

^ Limited entry course

FPSY 403 – Forensic Psychology Fieldwork/Internship

This course provides students with an opportunity to spend 2 trimesters working on a special project or taking part in the day to day operations of a workplace or agency that undertakes forensic psychology-related work. The student will be jointly supervised by university staff and field supervisors.

30 pts • (P) permission of Head of School (X) FPSY 401, 402

1+2/3 • CRN 27053 • ^

3+1/3 • CRN 27159 • ^

^ Limited entry course

Public Management

See also Public Policy

GOVT 502 – Public Managers and the Policy Process

This course covers different policymaking systems and structures. This includes theories underpinning policy interventions, as well as policy design, implementation and evaluation. It also covers policy analysis processes including appropriate modes of citizen engagement. Note: CRN 32188 is only available to to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

GOVT 511 – Managing for Results

Practices and strategies for achieving results and lifting the performance of public sector organisations. The course examines a range of effective practices for contemporary public managers, including: results-based management, digital government and strategic planning in sectors and communities, and critical inquiry into implementation strategies and applications. Note: CRN 29178 is only available to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

GOVT 513 – Managing People in the Public Sector

An examination of organisational behaviour and the management of people working in large and small organisations (public, community and indigenous) involved in public governance. The course highlights recruitment, employment, development and performance, including strategic human resource management. Note: CRN 29179 is only available to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

GOVT 515 – Implementation and Service Delivery

The implementation and review phases of the strategic management cycle are essential to effective government policy. This course focuses on trends and developments in implementation and service delivery in liberal democracies such as Aotearoa/New Zealand with particular emphasis on the shift from ‘client focus’ to ‘co-production’ and ‘networked governance’. Note: CRN 30001 is only available to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

GOVT 542 – Governance for Sustainability and Resilience

A problem-based approach to challenges and opportunities for sustainability and resilience, drawing on New Zealand and international cases, and involving a range of disciplinary and conceptual frameworks.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 30170

1/3 • CRN 30170

Public Policy

See also Public Management

GOVT 502 – Public Managers and the Policy Process

This course covers different policymaking systems and structures. This includes theories underpinning policy interventions, as well as policy design, implementation and evaluation. It also covers policy analysis processes including appropriate modes of citizen engagement. Note: CRN 32188 is only available to to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

GOVT 511 – Managing for Results

Practices and strategies for achieving results and lifting the performance of public sector organisations. The course examines a range of effective practices for contemporary public managers, including: results-based management, digital government and strategic planning in sectors and communities, and critical inquiry into implementation strategies and applications. Note: CRN 29178 is only available to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

GOVT 513 – Managing People in the Public Sector

An examination of organisational behaviour and the management of people working in large and small organisations (public, community and indigenous) involved in public governance. The course highlights recruitment, employment, development and performance, including strategic human resource management. Note: CRN 29179 is only available to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

GOVT 515 – Implementation and Service Delivery

The implementation and review phases of the strategic management cycle are essential to effective government policy. This course focuses on trends and developments in implementation and service delivery in liberal democracies such as Aotearoa/New Zealand with particular emphasis on the shift from ‘client focus’ to ‘co-production’ and ‘networked governance’. Note: CRN 30001 is only available to students in the PMSS programme.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

GOVT 542 – Governance for Sustainability and Resilience

A problem-based approach to challenges and opportunities for sustainability and resilience, drawing on New Zealand and international cases, and involving a range of disciplinary and conceptual frameworks.

15 pts

Religious Studies

RELI 114 – Religious Troublemakers

From Gandhi to Kate Sheppard to Martin Luther King, radical leaders have been inspired by their faith to challenge social and ethical norms. In doing so, they have sparked controversy and ignited mass movements with extraordinary results. We explore influential figures whose charisma, teaching and imagination have changed the world.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 32145

RELI 226 – Psychology of Religion

This course provides an introduction to the psychology of religion. Many people identify with religious groups or traditions and claim to have religious or spiritual experiences. This course explores how contemporary psychology research sheds light on human religiosity. Topics include: the development of religion in children, the relationship between religion and morality, rituals, altered states of consciousness, and religion and identity.

20 pts • (P) 20 RELI pts or 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule or 30 PSYC pts; (X) RELI 310

3/3 • CRN 10402

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Science

SCIE 103 – Special Topic: Modern Alchemy

Examine the chemistry of everyday life and gain an understanding of a broad range of contemporary chemistry concepts through how they relate to everyday life. Ideal for students from a range of backgrounds. No previous chemistry experience needed. This is a fully online course.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 28220

Science in Society

SCIS 101 – Science in Everyday Life

In this fully online course, students will gain an understanding of science relevant to everyday life through modules on topics such as natural hazards, radiation and nuclear technology, and infectious diseases. Each module focuses on the science underpinning the topic and examines the wider context within which the science occurs.

15 pts • (X) SCIE 101 in 2015-2017

1/3 • CRN 30113

3/3 • CRN 30114

SCIS 211 – Contemporary Issues in Science, Environment and Technology

This course presents a broad range of contemporary scientific, environmental and technological issues. Modules focus on such topics as climate change, conservation, environmental management, genetic modification and neuroscience technology. This online course encourages the development of scientific literacy and consideration of science within a wider societal context.

15 pts • (P) 60 100-level points (X) SCIE 201 in 2011-2012; SCIE 211 in 2013-2017

1/3 • CRN 31016

3/3 • CRN 30116 • (L1)

3/3 • CRN 30147 • (L2)

SCIS 212 – Energy, Society and the Future

This course overviews different energy sources, past, present (including thermal, gravity and fluid, and solar) and future, and examines associated scientific, environmental, economic and social issues including issues specific to New Zealand and Maori. On completion, students will be able to assess energy-related issues and arguments with reference to sound scientific and historical information.

15 pts • (P) 60 100-level points (X) SCIE 201 in 2013-2015; SCIE 212 in 2016-2017

2/3 • CRN 30118

SCIS 313 – Antarctic Science and Culture

This online course, featuring lectures filmed onsite in Antarctica, examines contemporary Antarctic research and places it in a wider scientific, historical, political, social and cultural context.

15 pts • (P) 60 200-level points

2/3 • CRN 30130

3/3 • CRN 32253

Second Language Education

See also Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, English as a Second Language, and TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 805

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Wed 2 Sept to Monday 21 Sept.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts • (X) LALS 505

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts • (X) LALS 502

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts • (X) LALS 508

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Language Assessment

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning. Both formal tests and a range of alternative procedures are covered, having consideration for the purpose of the assessment and the requirements of the learning environment.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 823

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 525 – Learner Autonomy and Learning Strategies

This course introduces the principles and practices associated with learner autonomy and learner strategies in language learning. A key emphasis will be placed on how the theories and research covered can be translated into classroom practice.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

Secondary School Leadership

MSSL 507 – Culturally responsive leadership

This course will critically examine strategies for leading inclusive practice in New Zealand secondary schools. Building and sustaining relationships with iwi/ Maori will be a particular focus and enhancing connections with Pasifika and Asian communities will also be considered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 26129

Social Policy

SACS 201 – Methods in Social and Cultural Research

A multi-disciplinary survey of key methodological approaches and methods employed by social science researchers. The course includes critical discussion of the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative and quantitative approaches, ethics and the practice of social and cultural research. This course is also able to be taken towards a major in SOSC or a minor in SPOL.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule.

3/3 • CRN 23025

Society & Ethics (Study Abroad)

EDUC 101 – Education, Society and Culture

This interdisciplinary course is an introduction to the relationship between education, society and change. It analyses the ways in which political and cultural beliefs influence children’s and young people’s experiences of education in multiple settings with a particular focus on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Oceania region.

20 pts • (X) EPOL 181, FEDU 101, KURA 101

FHSS 103 – Great Ideas

Great Ideas is a course reflecting on some of the most exciting, important and revolutionary ideas that have shaped society and culture as it is today. It also considers how those ideas have an ongoing influence. It’s an interdisciplinary course looking at topics across the humanities, arts and social sciences.

20 pts

2/3 • CRN 29009

3/3 • CRN 29011

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

PSYC 121 – Introduction to Psychology 1

This course covers psychological research methods, culture, social processes, language, individual differences, mental health, human development and applied contexts. In 2021, students can enrol in either online or face-to-face streams (please see Course Content below for details).

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 28005 • (L3)

Sociology

See also Social Policy and Social Science Research

SACS 201 – Methods in Social and Cultural Research

A multi-disciplinary survey of key methodological approaches and methods employed by social science researchers. The course includes critical discussion of the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative and quantitative approaches, ethics and the practice of social and cultural research. This course is also able to be taken towards a major in SOSC or a minor in SPOL.

20 pts • (P) 40 pts from Part A of the BA Schedule.

3/3 • CRN 23025

Spanish

FHSS 110 – Exploring the World through Languages and Cultures

How do languages and cultures interrelate, and how can we read them in the world around us? This course provides students with insights into how languages and cultures shape and reflect identity by critically engaging with a wide variety of global texts and objects located in New Zealand’s capital city and beyond. Texts are studied in English translation.

20 pts

3/3 • CRN 33030

SPAN 101 – Introduction to the Spanish Language

This course teaches the basics of the Spanish language through practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. As it is designed for absolute beginners, it may not be taken by students with prior knowledge of the language. This course is offered through different CRNs for face-to-face delivery on Kelburn Campus (CRN 31115) versus blended or mixed-mode offerings (CRNs 31116 and 31209). The blended or mixed-mode offerings are for students who would not otherwise be able to enrol in the course due to full-time employment or other daytime commitments. The three hours of traditional face-to-face lectures are replaced by web-based online material. Students who enrol for this option must attend a special face-to-face tutorial and audiovisual class in a two-hour block taught outside traditional teaching hours at the Pipitea Campus. This option is not intended for students who can attend most of the regular lecture times.

20 pts • (X) prior knowledge as determined by the academic teaching staff in Spanish, and SPAN 111

3/3 • CRN 31116

Statistics

STAT 581 – Statistical Practicum

This course enables students to gain professional work experience in the application of statistics. Each student is supervised by a host organisation involved in statistical consulting or statistical applications in the public or private sectors. The placement allows students to develop teamwork and communication skills in the real world.

30 pts • (P) 60 approved OPRE, STAT or STOR pts at 400-level or above

1/3 • CRN 28423

2/3 • CRN 28424

3/3 • CRN 27154

1/3 • CRN 28423

2/3 • CRN 28424

3/3 • CRN 27154

Statistics and Operations Research

See also Statistics and Operations Research

STAT 581 – Statistical Practicum

This course enables students to gain professional work experience in the application of statistics. Each student is supervised by a host organisation involved in statistical consulting or statistical applications in the public or private sectors. The placement allows students to develop teamwork and communication skills in the real world.

30 pts • (P) 60 approved OPRE, STAT or STOR pts at 400-level or above

Strategic Studies

STRA 536 – Special Topic: Future of War

This course explores the changing features of war and warfare in the early decades of the 21st century. The course addresses questions such as: what new ways of war could evolve? Is war on the decline or transforming as the domains of cyberspace and space become weaponised? What are the geostrategic, societal, economic, and technological factors that could affect the future conduct of war in its many extant or emergent forms? The course concludes by addressing the ethical, legal, and international relations impacts of plausible developments.

30 pts

Teaching

TCHG 301 – The Learner in Context

This course reviews literature on human development, theories of learning, and principles of educational assessment as these relate to teaching and learning. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (X) EPSY 301

part year/3 • CRN 28133 • (L2)

TCHG 302 – The Teacher in Context

This course considers ethical, professional, legal and moral aspects of teaching and the impact of personal, social, political and cultural factors on teaching and learning. Successful completion of two Teaching Experiences is a mandatory requirement of this course. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme and is taught online.

15 pts • (P) TCHG 301; (C) TCHG 303, (or 304 or 305) and 80 further approved TCHG pts (X) EPOL 301

part year/3 • CRN 28134 • (L1)

part year/3 • CRN 28336 • (L2)

TCHG 303 – Matauranga Maori in Education

This course focuses on developing awareness and understanding of te ao Maori and effective teaching and learning strategies that cater to the diversity of Maori in the Aotearoa New Zealand context. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304 or 305 (or EPSY 302 or 312) and 40 further approved TCHG (or EPOL) points (X) KURA 301

2/3 • CRN 28087 • (L2)

TCHG 304 – Teaching Models and Strategies

This course focuses on research-based Teaching models and strategies that enable teachers to plan, implement and assess effective learning experiences This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher Education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 (X) EPSY 302

1/3 • CRN 28090 • (L2)

TCHG 305 – Early Development and Relationships

This course reviews literature on human development, theories of learning, and principles of educational observation as these relate to teaching and learning. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme and is taught online.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 (or EPSY 301); (X) EPSY 312

1/3 • CRN 28088

TCHG 311 – Early Childhood Teaching and Pedagogy

An introduction to notions of curriculum, play and pedagogical practices in early childhood education settings. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme and is taught online.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 (or EPSY 301); (X) EPOL 311

1/3 • CRN 28091

TCHG 312 – The Multi-literate Child

An examination of how children make meaning and begin to represent their understandings of their world through engagement in art, literacy and literature, and music and movement. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme and is taught online.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 (or EPSY 301); (X) EPOL 312

1/3 • CRN 28092

TCHG 313 – Assessment for Learning in the ECE Context

This course focuses on the use of educational assessment to enhance learning in early childhood education centres. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme and is taught online.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 305, 311, 312 (or EPOL 311, 312, EPSY 312); (X) EPOL 313

2/3 • CRN 28095

TCHG 314 – Science, Maths and Technology

An examination of effective practices for teaching mathematics, science and technology to young children. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme and is taught online.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 305, 311 (or EPOL 311, EPSY 312); (X) EPOL 314

2/3 • CRN 28096

TCHG 320 – English Literacy and EAL

This course focuses on content and pedagogical content knowledge in the areas of English, Literacy and EAL (English as an Additional Language) in years 1 to 8. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 (or EPSY 301); (X) EPOL 320

1/3 • CRN 28094 • (L2)

TCHG 321 – Mathematics and Statistics Education

This course focuses on curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for teaching Numeracy and the curriculum area of Mathematics and Statistics to primary school-aged students. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301; (X) EPOL 321

1/3 • CRN 28098 • (L2)

TCHG 322 – Science, Social Science and Technology

This course focuses on curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing and evaluating in the curriculum areas of Science, Social Sciences and Technology for primary school-aged students. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) (TCHG 304, 320, 321) or (EPSY 302, EPOL 320, 321) (X) EPOL 322

2/3 • CRN 28100 • (L2)

TCHG 323 – The Arts, Health and PE and Learning Languages

This course focuses on curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing, and evaluating in the curriculum areas of The Arts, Health and Physical Education and Learning Languages for primary school-aged students. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) (TCHG 304, 320) or (EPSY 302, EPOL 320) (X) EPOL 323

2/3 • CRN 28102 • (L2)

TCHG 330 – English Curriculum Study 1

This course focuses on curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge needed to teach effectively the strands on English in the New Zealand Curriculum: listening, reading, viewing and speaking, writing and presenting. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301; (X) EPOL 330

1/3 • CRN 28104 • (L2)

TCHG 331 – English Curriculum Study 2

This course focuses on senior literature and language study, literacy acquisition in the New Zealand secondary school English classroom and teaching English in the differentiated classroom, including evidence-based practice. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) (TCHG 304, 330) or (EPOL 330, EPSY 302) (X) EPOL 331

2/3 • CRN 28106 • (L2)

TCHG 336 – Learning Languages Curriculum Study 1

This course develops appropriate pedagogical content knowledge in the curriculum area of Learning Languages. Students will learn a range of strategies for the teaching of receptive and productive language skills for Learning Languages in the New Zealand Curriculum. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301, and an approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 336

1/3 • CRN 28108 • (L2)

TCHG 337 – Learning Languages Curriculum Study 2

In this course, students will learn a range of strategies for the teaching of receptive and productive language skills for Learning Languages in the New Zealand Curriculum. Students will develop an understanding of how teaching and learning strategies are situated within theoretical perspectives, based on empirical research. Students will make explicit links between language and culture and be able to integrate these into their teaching. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) (TCHG 304, 336) or (EPSY 302, EPOL 336) (X) EPOL 337

2/3 • CRN 28110 • (L2)

TCHG 338 – Mathematics and Statistics Curriculum Study 1

This course focuses on developing appropriate pedagogical content knowledge in the curriculum area of mathematics and statistics. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 338

1/3 • CRN 28136 • (L2)

TCHG 339 – Mathematics and Statistics Curriculum Study 2

This course further develops appropriate pedagogical knowledge in the curriculum area of mathematics and statistics. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) (TCHG 304, 338) or (EPSY 302, EPOL 338) (X) EPOL 339

2/3 • CRN 28112 • (L2)

TCHG 340 – Music Curriculum Study 1

This course develops appropriate curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing and evaluating year 7 - 11 music education. The course will include critical questioning in relation to the application of teaching and learning theory and engagement in a range of resources including Ministry of Education materials. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 340

1/3 • CRN 28138 • (L2)

TCHG 341 – Music Curriculum Study 2

This course builds on TCHG 340 and develops appropriate knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing and evaluating years 11 - 13 music education. The course will further develop critical questioning in relation to teaching and learning philosophies and focus on a range of resources, particularly NCEA materials. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 340 or EPSY 302, EPOL 340; (X) EPOL 341

2/3 • CRN 28140 • (L2)

TCHG 342 – Performing Arts Curriculum Study 1

This course develops appropriate curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing and evaluating years 7 - 10 dance and drama, mahi a te rehia (performing arts) education. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 342

1/3 • CRN 28142 • (L2)

TCHG 343 – Performing Arts Curriculum Study 2

This course builds on TCHG 342 and develops appropriate curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for planning, teaching and assessing years 11 - 13 dance and drama, mahi a te rehia (performing arts) education. The course will further develop students' abilities to make evidence based decisions that will inform planning and teaching through practical and theoretical exploration of key concepts, skills and competencies. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304. 342 or EPSY 302, EPOL 342; (X) EPOL 343

2/3 • CRN 28144 • (L2)

TCHG 344 – Science Curriculum Study 1

This course is grounded in current research in science education. It provides students with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to teach science, biology, physics and chemistry in New Zealand secondary schools, years 9 - 11. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 344

1/3 • CRN 28146 • (L2)

TCHG 345 – Science Curriculum Study 2

This course builds on the content and pedagogical approaches learnt in TCHG 344. It is grounded in current research in science, biology, physics and chemistry education. During the course the students will develop their knowledge of content and pedagogical content knowledge of science, biology, physics and chemistry for years 11-13. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 344 or EPSY 302, EPOL 344; (X) EPOL 345

2/3 • CRN 28148 • (L2)

TCHG 346 – Social Sciences Curriculum Study 1

This course develops appropriate curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge within the senior social sciences learning area as part of the New Zealand Curriculum. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 346

1/3 • CRN 28150 • (L2)

TCHG 347 – Social Sciences Curriculum Study 2

This course critically examines the nature and purposes of social studies, the application of teaching and learning theories and evidence and resources for social studies teaching and learning. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 346 or EPSY 302, EPOL 346; (X) EPOL 347

2/3 • CRN 28154 • (L2)

TCHG 348 – Technology Curriculum Study 1

This course covers pedagogical content and knowledge in the curriculum area of technology with a focus on teaching year 9 - 11 school students. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 348

1/3 • CRN 28152 • (L2)

TCHG 349 – Technology Curriculum Study 2

This course builds on the content and pedagogical approaches introduced in TCHG 348 and will further develop student teacher knowledge of technology and technology education. It will support their ability to deliver well planned and resourced units of work through the use of the technology curriculum, coupled with opportunities for classroom practice. The focus will be on senior secondary technology. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 348 or EPSY 302, EPOL 348; (X) EPOL 349

2/3 • CRN 28156 • (L2)

TCHG 350 – Visual Arts Curriculum Study 1

This course develops appropriate curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing, monitoring and evaluating years 9 - 11 visual art education. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 350

1/3 • CRN 28176 • (L2)

TCHG 351 – Visual Arts Curriculum Study 2

This course builds on TCHG 350 and develops appropriate knowledge for planning, teaching, assessing, monitoring and evaluating years 11 - 13 visual art education. The course will further develop critical questioning in relation to the application of teaching and learning philosophies and focus on a range of resources, particularly NCEA materials. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 350 or EPOL 350, EPSY 302 (X) EPOL 351

2/3 • CRN 28161 • (L2)

TCHG 354 – Health Curriculum Study 1

The course focuses on developing curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge relevant to the planning, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of learning in health education in New Zealand. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 354

1/3 • CRN 28165 • (L2)

TCHG 355 – Health Curriculum Study 2

The course further develops curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge relevant to the planning, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of learning in health education with a special focus on unit/programme development in senior school health education, resources and related Ministry of Education materials. The course builds upon material taught in TCHG 354. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 354 or EPOL 354, EPSY 302; (X) EPOL 355

2/3 • CRN 28167 • (L2)

TCHG 356 – Physical Education Curriculum Study 1

The course focuses on developing curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge relevant to the planning, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of learning in physical education in New Zealand secondary schools. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301 or EPSY 301 and approved 200-300 (level study in a relevant subject area in undergraduate degree; (X) EPOL 356

1/3 • CRN 28168 • (L1)

TCHG 357 – Physical Education Curriculum Study 2

The course further develops curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge relevant to the planning, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of learning in physical education with a special focus on unit/programme development in senior school physical education including resources and related Ministry of Education materials. The course builds upon material taught in TCHG 356. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 356 or EPOL 356, EPSY 302 (X) EPOL 357

2/3 • CRN 28171 • (L2)

TCHG 358 – Enhancing Access in the Secondary Curriculum

This course, which uses both literature and the practicum, will consist of a supervised investigation of approaches to teaching a secondary school subject that are likely to improve the participation and success in that subject for students who currently tend not to take the subject in the senior secondary school. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 301, Permission of Associate Dean or EPSY 301 (X) EPOL 358

1/3 • CRN 28172 • (L2)

TCHG 359 – Extending Gifted Students in the Secondary Curriculum

This course, which uses both literature and the practicum, will consist of a supervised investigation of strategies and models for teaching a secondary school subject that are likely to extend those that appear gifted and talented. This course can only be undertaken as part of a specific teacher education programme. For campus based students some portions of this course will be delivered online through Blackboard.

20 pts • (P) TCHG 304, 358, permission of Associate Dean or EPOL 358, EPSY 302, permission of the Associate Dean; (X) EPOL 359, EPSY 330

2/3 • CRN 28175 • (L2)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

See also TESOL

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 805

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Wed 2 Sept to Monday 21 Sept.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts • (X) LALS 505

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 518 – Special Topic: Formulaic Language: Acquisition, Processing and Use

The course explores formulaic language and the important role it plays in language acquisition, processing and use. The evidence from second language learning, learner corpus research, and psycholinguistics will be presented and carefully evaluated.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 29032 • (L3)

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts • (X) LALS 502

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts • (X) LALS 508

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Language Assessment

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning. Both formal tests and a range of alternative procedures are covered, having consideration for the purpose of the assessment and the requirements of the learning environment.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 823

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 525 – Learner Autonomy and Learning Strategies

This course introduces the principles and practices associated with learner autonomy and learner strategies in language learning. A key emphasis will be placed on how the theories and research covered can be translated into classroom practice.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

TESOL

See also Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English as a Second Language, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

LALS 510 – Listening and Speaking in the Language Classroom

This course explores a range of principles and practices for the teaching and learning of listening and speaking skills in the second/foreign language classroom. Drawing on evidence from classroom research, the course explores evidence-based proposals for addressing the practical issues that teachers face in planning and and implementing instruction. Particular emphasis is given to the design of classroom materials, activities and lessons, and principles for managing classroom learning.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 805

1/3 • CRN 10615 • (L2)

LALS 511 – Teaching Reading and Writing

Examination of the principles behind the effective teaching of reading and writing skills in another language and the application of these principles in the preparation and use of teaching materials. Teaching is over three weeks starting Wed 2 Sept to Monday 21 Sept.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10616 • (L2)

LALS 512 – Teaching and Learning Grammar

An analysis and evaluation of diverse pedagogical interventions intended to facilitate grammar acquisition, with a view to helping practitioners optimise their design of course materials and classroom activities.

15 pts

3/3 • CRN 10617 • (L2)

LALS 513 – The Pronunciation of English

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10619 • (L2)

LALS 515 – Language Curriculum Development

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the processes, issues and options of language course design and evaluation.

15 pts • (X) LALS 505

3/3 • CRN 10578 • (L1)

LALS 518 – Special Topic: Formulaic Language: Acquisition, Processing and Use

The course explores formulaic language and the important role it plays in language acquisition, processing and use. The evidence from second language learning, learner corpus research, and psycholinguistics will be presented and carefully evaluated.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 29032 • (L3)

LALS 520 – Learners and Second Language Learning

This course looks at the role of the learner and the effect of individual differences on second language learning. Issues such as learner motivation, affect, aptitude and learner response to feedback are explored.

15 pts • (X) LALS 502

2/3 • CRN 10638 • (L1)

LALS 521 – Language for Specific Purposes

A study of the theory and practice of developing courses for adult learners with specific professional or academic purposes for learning a language. In particular, the course examines ways of understanding the specific purposes in detail through analysis of target communication, and how learning opportunities relevant to that target should be selected and managed in particular contexts of learning.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10640 • (L2)

LALS 522 – Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

The study of second language vocabulary learning and teaching, including factors that influence vocabulary learning, the roles of incidental acquisition and deliberate learning, how to select words for learning and how to assess vocabulary knowledge.

15 pts • (X) LALS 508

3/3 • CRN 10643 • (L2)

LALS 523 – Language Assessment

A study of the theory and practice of language assessment, with particular reference to classroom learning. Both formal tests and a range of alternative procedures are covered, having consideration for the purpose of the assessment and the requirements of the learning environment.

15 pts • (X) ELIN 823

1/3 • CRN 10645 • (L2)

LALS 525 – Learner Autonomy and Learning Strategies

This course introduces the principles and practices associated with learner autonomy and learner strategies in language learning. A key emphasis will be placed on how the theories and research covered can be translated into classroom practice.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 529 – Task-Based Language Teaching

Task-based language teaching (TBLT) has been extensively theorized and researched in recent decades and widely adopted in language teaching and learning internationally. Drawing on theoretical and classroom perspectives, this course explores task-based course design, teaching and assessment. It considers the practicalities of adopting TBLT in contexts familiar to teachers on the course.

15 pts • (X) LALS 519, 2014-2016

3/3 • CRN 30186 • (L3)

LALS 531 – Computer-assisted Language Learning

This course engages participants in a critical examination of theoretical and practical issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL). Students will develop an understanding about using, evaluating and designing digital materials and tools for language learning and teaching. Students will also engage in creative thinking by undertaking a CALL project.

15 pts

Not offered in 2021

LALS 540 – Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design quantitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10649 • (L1)

LALS 541 – Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics

A study of how to evaluate and design qualitative research in Applied Linguistics.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 10650 • (L2)

LALS 542 – Interaction and Identity in Language Learning

This course explores what theories of identity contribute to our understanding of the teaching and learning of language in educational contexts. It examines how language and identity are interconnected, and considers implications for classroom practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10652 • (L2)

LALS 544 – Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 10654 • (L2)

LALS 580 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11018 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11024 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11026 • (L6)

LALS 581 – Research Paper

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work. This paper may also provide an opportunity to go more deeply into issues raised in one of the elective courses.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 11020 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11028 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11030 • (L6)

LALS 582 – Research Project

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

30 pts

1/3 • CRN 11022 • (L2)

2/3 • CRN 11032 • (L4)

3/3 • CRN 11034 • (L6)

LALS 583 – Dissertation

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

60 pts

1+2/3 • CRN 11035 • (L2)

2+3/3 • CRN 11038 • (L5)

3+1/3 • CRN 11040 • (L7)

LALS 584 – Thesis

The collection, analysis and interpretation of data relating to a research question arising from other MA course work.

90 pts

full year • CRN 10663 • (L2)

Workplace Health and Safety

HLWB 507 – Principles of Health and Safety Management

This course will provide advanced knowledge of management systems, organisational culture, and the integration of legal, regulatory and societal factors in the context of health and safety management.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31034

HLWB 508 – Human and Biological Factors in Workplace Health and Safety

This course applies principles of human function and considers the application of cognitive and behavioural psychology to workplace health and safety practice.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31035

HLWB 509 – Identification, Assessment and Control of Hazards and Risks

This course provides advanced knowledge about practice and performance in workplace health and safety risk management.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31036

HLWB 510 – Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene

This course will provide advanced knowledge of the principles and practice of work related health – health protection, health promotion and wellbeing. It provides knowledge and understanding of the main work-related health hazards, and the practices to recognise, assess, control and monitor risks.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31037

HLWB 511 – Health and Safety Management and Leadership

This course provides insights into organisational behaviour, structures, functions, roles and responsibilities and accountabilities. The approach to workplace health and safety strategies is discussed. The principles of effective project management and human resource management are also covered.

15 pts

2/3 • CRN 31038

HLWB 512 – Professional Role and Functioning

This course provides advanced knowledge about the role and function of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. The professional role and ethical framework for the workplace health and safety professional is described. Theories of communication and fostering teamwork are also explored. Please note this course will not be offered for the first time until 2020.

15 pts

1/3 • CRN 31039

Writing (Academic and Professional)

See also Creative Writing

WRIT 101 – Writing at University

This course develops the academic writing skills of students from all university disciplines. Students practise techniques for generating research questions and for drafting and revising essays and reports, based on individual feedback from tutor and peers, prior to assessment. Research and referencing abilities are taught to help writers meet the expectations of university audiences. In trimester 2 CRN 19711 will be offered as a distance-only option.

20 pts

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WRIT 151 – Writing in English as a Second Language

This course is designed to improve the writing of students for whom English is a second or other language. During the course, students practise techniques for generating, drafting and revising writing for a range of purposes, with an emphasis on addressing problems faced by second language writers. The course comprises three hours of workshop attendance per week. In trimester 2 CRN 26018 will be offered as a distance-only option. In trimester 3 CRN 28122 will be offered as a distance-only option.

20 pts • (X) WRIT 101

tut tba