An introduction to the unique problems of attempting to regulate emerging technologies. Considers: 'future-proofing' the law; descriptive and normative disconnection; regulating uncertain risks; ethical diversity and prudential pluralism.
|Paper title||Emerging Technologies and the Law|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,887.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$7,140.00|
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- Teaching staff
- Various practitioners in this field.
- 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.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Understand the conceptual challenges that arise when law and policy must respond to emerging technologies
- Critically evaluate the approaches suggested and adopted in the face of these novel challenges
- Apply these approaches and critiques to real-life and hypothetical examples
- Conceptualise research projects and have advanced research, writing and oral presentation skills
- Be capable of searching and reviewing up-to-date national and international literature in Law and Emerging Technologies
- Demonstrate advanced critical thinking.