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Unit of Study LAWS2042 - Information Environmentalism (2022)

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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:

Diagnose contemporary information environmental regulatory challenges

Gauge the role of information economics in determining appropriate information regulation

Outline the parameters of the information commons and assess its governance potential

Determine the utility of applying ecological principles to the information environment

Weigh competing methods of counteracting the regulatory effect of concentrated interests

Critically evaluate information environmental governance frameworks

Consider the reform potential of hypothetical legal judgments