Dr Sophie Nock

Iwi: Ngāti Kurī

Qualifications: BA(Hons) Waikato, MA Waikato, PGDiP Waikato, CELTA Cambridge, PhD Waikato

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Senior Lecturer / Pūkenga Matua

Research Interests

Theory and practice of language/second language teaching and learning, teaching methodologies and pedagogies, Māori tikanga, and Māori Development.

Papers Taught

REOM101 - Introduction to Conversational Māori for Absolute Beginners
REOM112 - Te Reo Māori: Introductory 2
REOM290 - He Rangahau Kaupapa Kōrero Motuhake: Directed Study
REOM390 - He Ketuketunga Kaupapa Kōrero: Directed Study

Recent Publications

  • Simpson, M., Oetzel, J., Nock, S., Greensill, H., Meha, P., Reddy, R., . . . Hokowhitu, B. (2021). Māori becoming peer educators in later life: Impacts on identity, well-being, and social connectedness. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 76(6), 1140-1150. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbaa078

  • Oetzel, J. G., Cameron, M. P., Simpson, M. L., Reddy, R., Nock, S., Greensill, H., . . . Hokowhitu, B. (2020). Kaumātua Mana Motuhake: peer education intervention to help Māori elders during later-stage life transitions. BMC Geriatrics, 20(1), 1-13. doi:10.1186/s12877-020-01590-z

  • Simpson, M. L., Greensill, H., Nock, S., Meha, P., Harding, T., Shelford, P., . . . Reddy, R. (2020). Kaumatua mana motuhake in action: Developing a culture-centred peer support programme for managing transitions in later life. Ageing and Society, 40(8), 1822-1845. doi:10.1017/S0144686X19000370

  • Nock, S. J. (2020). Lessons from “communicative language teaching” for Māori language teachers in English medium schools. AlterNative. doi:10.1177/1177180120948278

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