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 - 60 mins » Discuss international human rights framework (limitations, derogations). Discuss Case study 1.
- 60 - 65 mins » Short break.
- 65 - 110 mins » Discuss constitutional safeguards, tensions and martial law. Discuss Case study 2.
- 110 - 115 mins » Short break.
- 115 - 160 mins » Discuss examples of derogations under international and regional human rights law instruments. Discuss findings of Research exercise 1 or 2 if students were given preparatory work ahead of class.
- 160 - 175 mins » Discuss Exercise 3 on the development of a Wikipedia page if relevant.
- 175 - 180 mins » If appropriate, introduce the assessment questions with relevant marking criteria.