Published in July 2018.
This module is a resource for lecturers
Possible class structure
This section contains recommendations for a teaching sequence and timing intended to achieve learning outcomes through a three-hour class. The lecturer may wish to disregard or shorten some of the segments below in order to give more time to other elements, including introduction, icebreakers, conclusion or short breaks. The structure could also be adapted for shorter or longer classes, given that the class durations vary across countries.
- 0 - 10 mins » Briefly introduce topic, session learning outcomes and outline structure.
- 10 - 50 mins » Discuss international/regional legal framework. Case studies 1: Rationales for the protection of the right to privacy .
- 50 - 55 mins » Short break.
- 55 - 75 mins » Discuss contemporary issues (introduction and SITs)
- 75 - 110 mins » Discuss surveillance and interception of communications (metadata). Discuss/conduct one or more of the following: Case study 2: Data retention ; Exercise 1: Exploring the meaning and significance of 'metadata' .
- 110 - 115 mins » Short break
- 115 - 135 mins » Discuss GPS surveillance. Discuss/conduct one or more of the following: Case study 3: Electronic (GPS) surveillance .
- 135 - 150 mins » Discuss armed conflict setting.
- 150 - 165 mins » Discuss accountability and oversight issues. Discuss Case study 4: Procedural safeguards for electronic surveillance .
- 165 - 175 mins » Discuss Exercise 3: Produce a podcast .
- 175 - 180 mins » If appropriate, introduce the assessment questions with relevant marking criteria.
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