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Acknowledging the Māori cultural values and beliefs embedded in rongoā Māori healing
(University of Victoria, 2017)
An exploration of rongoā Māori (a system of Māori healing based on Māori cultural traditions) was conducted to ascertain the cultural values and beliefs of Māori, the Indigenous peoples of Aotearoa/New Zealand, that are ...
Signature poem - Robin Hyde
Measuring farmers’ self-efficacy for managing perennial summer forages
(Austraasia Pacific extension network, 2017-10-10)
Farmers’ self-efficacy beliefs impact on their learning and decision-making processes, and as such provide vital information to agricultural extension providers. Self-efficacy is measured as an individual’s perception of ...
So Close and Yet So Far Apart: Contrasting Climate Change Perceptions in Two "Neighboring" Coastal Communities on Aotearoa New Zealand's Coromandel Peninsula
Coastal hazard risk, compounded by climate change, is escalating. Efforts to address this challenge are fraught and ‘success’ is elusive. We focus on this impasse and recommend ways to improve understanding, reduce risk ...
Historias de patitos feos: humor, vergüenza, narcisismo y oralidad en La traición de Rita Hayworth (1968) y La patografía (1998) Ugly Duckling Tales: Humour, Shame, Narcissism and Orality in La traición de Rita Hayworth (1968) and La patografía (1998)
(Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 2017-08-15)
Informed by philosophy and psychoanalytical theory, this analysis proposes that Puig and Lozada adopt a humoristic attitude in both novels and experiment with polyphony and orality to define what I call “loca” writing. ...
Student interest as a key driver of engagement for first year students
Much has been written about the challenges faced by first year students at university. This paper adds to that literature by exploring student interest, known to be associated with persistence and learning. Using data from ...
Enactments of identity in the New Zealand short story
New Zealand, as a nation, has been in existence for less than two centuries – whether one dates its assumption of sovereignty to the 1835 Declaration of Independence by the Confederation of United Tribes, the 1840 Treaty ...
Reinventing social science in the military: Lessons learned from the United States and New Zealand
(National Defense University, 2017-09-14)
Endangered languages in the home: The role of family language policies in the revitalisation of indigenous languages
(UFRJ - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2017-01-02)
Developed as the result of two invited lectures as part of a postgraduate course in Language Revitalisation at UFRJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), the current article explores the significance of the home domain ...