A snapshot of place based learning in a marae context: An autoethnographic account

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dc.contributor.author Legge, Maureen en
dc.contributor.editor Brown, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-09T19:39:38Z en
dc.date.issued 2008 en
dc.identifier.citation New Zealand Journal of Outdoor Education: Ko Tāne Mahuta Pupuke 2(4):87-102 2008 en
dc.identifier.issn 1176-9149 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/8860 en
dc.description.abstract In this article, I illustrate my efforts to include Māoritanga in the curriculum content of physical education teacher education in Aotearoa New Zealand. From a professional perspective, I felt my students needed closer contact with Māori culture to increase their bicultural identity. Supported by tangata whenua who had cultural expertise and skills in outdoor education, I initiated an annual marae stay. Drawing on autoethnographic research methodology and the narration of a composite ‘snapshot story’ my narrative is about helping Māori to discover themselves; asking non Māori to reflect on their attitudes relating to Māori and the colonisation process, to discover their identity; and to understand that facing up to cultural difference is a personal challenge in which we all have agency. Between the lines is my journey as the educative outcome of situated learning motivates, influences and intensifies my commitment to marae based Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC). en
dc.language English en
dc.publisher Outdoors New Zealand en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Journal of Outdoor Education en
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dc.subject Outdoor education en
dc.subject cross cultural understanding en
dc.subject Aotearoa New Zealand en
dc.subject autoethnography en
dc.subject stories en
dc.subject narrative inquiry en
dc.title A snapshot of place based learning in a marae context: An autoethnographic account en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 4 en
pubs.begin-page 87 en
pubs.volume 2 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Outdoors New Zealand en
pubs.end-page 102 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 188316 en
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work en
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work Admn en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-11-30 en


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