Adult Learning Papers at Tauranga (2018)

The subject of Adult Learning aims to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching processes, practices and structures in this area. It equips graduates with the knowledge to work alongside adults in New Zealand tertiary institutions such as adult and community education agencies, polytechnics, private training establishments, wananga and universities.

Adult Learning is available as a minor for all undergraduate degrees.

To complete a minor in Adult Learning, students must complete 60 points in Adult Learning, including EDSOC202 and PCSS330; and at least 30 points from EDSOC200, EDUCA210, HMDEV202, LBST331, SOCWK205 and CMYHE201.

Initial enquiries should be made to the Academic Office, Faculty of Education.


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  • 200 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    EDSOC200Education and New Zealand Society18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper critically examines educational ideas and practices by considering philosophical, historical, political, socio-cultural and economic aspects. It examines how the interrelationships between education and society change over time.
    SOCWK205Community Development18A (Tauranga)
    This paper critically explores the evolution, dimensions and practice of community development in Aoteoroa New Zealand including Maori development. It also focuses on the strategies, skills and tools necessary for community development practice.
  • 300 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    LBST331Education, Skill and Employment18A (Hamilton), 18A (Online) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper provides an examination of current policies, issues and institutions in workers' education and training. Assignments are designed to help students acquire practical skills for employment in industry training, areas relevant to labour studies or in related policy development and analysis.
    PCSS302Maori Knowledge and Western Impacts in Education18A (Online) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper explores comparisons between key Western and Maori philosophies. The aim of the paper is to consider how Maori and Western philosophies respectively describe the self in relation to knowledge, and then to delve into issues around the uptake and transmission of knowledge.
    SOCW305Community Development18A (Tauranga)
    This paper critically explores the evolution, dimensions and practice of community development in Aoteoroa New Zealand. It also focuses on the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for community development practice, including the key factors and the role of Iwi, hapu and Whanau in Maori development.
  • Prescriptions for the GradDip(AdLg)

    To complete a Graduate Diploma in Adult Learning, students must complete 120 points, including both EDSOC202, PCSS330, at least 20 points from HMDEV202, ALED240, HDCO210, SSRP202 and a further 60 points from HDCO302, LBST331, PCSS301, PCSS302, SOCW305 or other approved papers at 300 level or above.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    LBST331Education, Skill and Employment18A (Hamilton), 18A (Online) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper provides an examination of current policies, issues and institutions in workers' education and training. Assignments are designed to help students acquire practical skills for employment in industry training, areas relevant to labour studies or in related policy development and analysis.
    PCSS302Maori Knowledge and Western Impacts in Education18A (Online) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper explores comparisons between key Western and Maori philosophies. The aim of the paper is to consider how Maori and Western philosophies respectively describe the self in relation to knowledge, and then to delve into issues around the uptake and transmission of knowledge.
    SOCW305Community Development18A (Tauranga)
    This paper critically explores the evolution, dimensions and practice of community development in Aoteoroa New Zealand. It also focuses on the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for community development practice, including the key factors and the role of Iwi, hapu and Whanau in Maori development.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 November 2017 4:56pm

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