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LAWS102 Introduction to Law and New Technologies

Selected areas of law as it applies to evolving areas of new technologies.

LAWS 102 Introduction to Law and New Technologies introduces students to areas of the law that apply to the modern challenges posed by new technologies and their impact on society.

Paper title Introduction to Law and New Technologies
Paper code LAWS102
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $950.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,080.00

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Restriction
LAWS 428
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
LAWS102 counts as a non-law paper and can either count as 18 points of the 108 non-law points for your law degree, or towards the optional papers for your non-law degree.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Jeanne Snelling
Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan
Professor Nicola Peart
Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the paper students should be able to:
  • Write a legal opinion on an area of law
  • Engage in online self-assessment of legal solutions to specific problems created by the impact of science on society
  • Use technology to present, as part of a group, an issue of scientific development and a possible solution

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Selected areas of law as it applies to evolving areas of new technologies.

LAWS 102 Introduction to Law and New Technologies introduces students to areas of the law that apply to the modern challenges posed by new technologies and their impact on society.

Paper title Introduction to Law and New Technologies
Paper code LAWS102
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
LAWS 428
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
LAWS 102 counts as a non-Law paper and may be taken either as 18 points of the 108 non-Law points in an LLB programme or as an elective paper in other undergraduate degree programmes.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Jeanne Snelling
Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan
Associate Professor Nic Wheen
Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the paper students should be able to:
  • Write a legal opinion on an area of law
  • Engage in online self-assessment of legal solutions to specific problems created by the impact of science on society
  • Use technology to present, as part of a group, an issue of scientific development and a possible solution

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41