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Unit of Study LAW00125 - Information Technology and the Law (2017)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making and an ability to recognise, reflect upon, and respond to ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts
2 an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community
3 understanding of a broad and coherent body of knowledge that includes the fundamental areas of law, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, and the broader contexts within which legal issues arise
4 understanding of the international and comparative contexts in which legal issues arise
5 ability to learn and work independently
6 capacity to reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and seek and make use of feedback as appropriate, to determine personal and professional development needs and achievements
7 capacity to access, manage, and evaluate sources of information relevant to legal research and practice.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making and an ability to recognise, reflect upon, and respond to ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts
    • GA3:
  2. an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community
    • GA3:
  3. understanding of a broad and coherent body of knowledge that includes the fundamental areas of law, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, and the broader contexts within which legal issues arise
    • GA4:
  4. understanding of the international and comparative contexts in which legal issues arise
    • GA4:
  5. ability to learn and work independently
    • GA5:
  6. capacity to reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and seek and make use of feedback as appropriate, to determine personal and professional development needs and achievements
    • GA5:
  7. capacity to access, manage, and evaluate sources of information relevant to legal research and practice.
    • GA5: