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Unit of Study LAW73049 - Information Environmentalism (2018)

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  • Pre-requisites

      Any 12 Units (144 credit points) at tertiary level
  • Co-requisites

      N/A
  • Co-requisites

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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 Diagnose contemporary information environmental regulatory challenges
2 Gauge the role of information economics in determining appropriate information regulation
3 Outline the parameters of the information commons and assess its governance potential
4 Determine the utility of applying ecological principles to the information environment
5 Weigh competing methods of counteracting the regulatory effect of concentrated interests
6 Critically evaluate information environmental governance frameworks
7 Consider the reform potential of hypothetical legal judgments

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

  1. Diagnose contemporary information environmental regulatory challenges
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Gauge the role of information economics in determining appropriate information regulation
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. Outline the parameters of the information commons and assess its governance potential
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. Determine the utility of applying ecological principles to the information environment
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Weigh competing methods of counteracting the regulatory effect of concentrated interests
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  6. Critically evaluate information environmental governance frameworks
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  7. Consider the reform potential of hypothetical legal judgments
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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