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Student assessment

This section provides suggestions for post-class assignments for the purpose of assessing student understanding of the Module. Suggestions for pre-class or in-class assignments are provided in the Exercises section.

Research essay assignment on the role of specific technology in the context of trafficking in persons/smuggling of migrants. Suggested 3000 words. Possible questions are:

  • How is technology used to facilitate smuggling and trafficking?
  • How can technology assist in the identification and protection of trafficked victims without compromising their data and privacy rights?
  • How can online offending be used to exploit trafficked victims?
  • Will human exploitation be reduced as technological methods of offending are increasingly identified?
  • To what extent would virtual courts be useful in this context?
  • Any other sensible question based on the key issues.
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