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Dr Sophie Nock

Sophie Nock

Senior Lecturer / Pūkenga Matua

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

Iwi: Ngāti Kurī

Research Interests

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

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

  • Hokowhitu, B., Oetzel, J., Simpson, M., Nock, S., Reddy, R., Meha, P., . . . Ruru, S. (2020). Kaumātua Mana Motuhake Pōi: a study protocol for enhancing wellbeing, social connectedness and cultural identity for Māori elders. BMC Geriatrics, 20(1), 15 pages. doi:10.1186/s12877-020-01740-3

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

  • 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

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