CYBER LAW AND POLICY

LAW2CLP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to laws and policies regulating Cyberspace. It invites students to critically evaluate the sufficiency and effectiveness of laws, policies and industry self-regulation in addressing challenges to government, business and society in an increasingly online world. The subject specifically examines Australian and International Law and practice in this area paying attention to perspectives from legal, political and technological experts.



SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe Security issues associated with the use of the cyberspace.

Activities:
Lectures, online activities and tutorial participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Identify laws and policies applicable to the use of the cyberspace

Activities:
Policy/problem-solving assignment, online activities and tutorial particpation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse the application of laws and policies relating to cyberspace.

Activities:
Policy/problem-solving assignment, online activities and tutorial particpation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Evaluate the effectiveness and applicability of laws and policies relating to cyberspace security.

Activities:
Lectures, online activities and tutorial participation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 30-minute online quizzes each worth 10% to be completed at specified times (1000 words)20 01, 02
One policy/problem-solving assignment (1500 words)30 02, 03
Final Examination (word equivalent 2000 words)50 02, 03, 04