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Unit of Study LAW10292 - Education and the Law (2016)

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  • Pre-requisites

      96 credit points in any SCU units

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 express themselves in well-written, clear and logical language;
2 make legal arguments with full referencing;
3 apply high levels of analytical skill to the reading of cases, statutes and secondary materials, and determine the main legal issues and themes in education and the law;
4 identify the legal and non-legal issues in complex education and the law fact situations, and apply relevant legal principles to the resolution of these issues;
5 demonstrate skills in conducting legal research in the field of education and the law;
6 critically evaluate the need for law reform where the law is deficient in any of its economic, political, social or cultural contexts.

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

  1. express themselves in well-written, clear and logical language;
    • GA6:
  2. make legal arguments with full referencing;
    • GA1:
  3. apply high levels of analytical skill to the reading of cases, statutes and secondary materials, and determine the main legal issues and themes in education and the law;
    • GA1:
  4. identify the legal and non-legal issues in complex education and the law fact situations, and apply relevant legal principles to the resolution of these issues;
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate skills in conducting legal research in the field of education and the law;
    • GA4:
  6. critically evaluate the need for law reform where the law is deficient in any of its economic, political, social or cultural contexts.
    • GA1: