Considers a variety of theoretical approaches to internet regulation and evaluates several real-life legal strategies, including 'cyber-bullying', file-sharing and privacy issues.
|Paper title||Law in the Digital Age|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,925.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$7,425.50|
- Pre or Corequisite
- LAWS 501
- Limited to
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- Teaching staff
- Faculty of Law staff and leading practitioners in the field.
- Course materials 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 unique regulatory challenges presented by online activity and interaction (jurisdiction, anonymity, etc.)
- Analyse and critique the most influential strategies and theoretical approaches that have been suggested and adopted with regard to cyber-regulation, including the evolution of regulatory 'phases' (from the Open Commons approach of the early days to the present Access Contested era)
- Apply and evaluate these theoretical approaches in the context of novel and hypothetical situations and problems in a manner that demonstrates theoretically informed and empirically based critical thinking
- Understand how to draw out the practical and policy implications of the findings of research
- 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 in the digital age
- Demonstrate advanced critical thinking