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Possible class structure

This section contains recommendations for a teaching sequence and timing intended to achieve learning outcomes through a three-hour class.

NOTE: The class structure proposed is merely indicative. As students' prior knowledge and exposure to these issues varies widely, the lecturer should adapt contents as well as the time suggested for each component of the Module, according to the educational and social context, needs of the students and as otherwise appropriate.

  • 20 mins » Pre-class exercise (use as 'ice-breaker' to generate discussion)
  • 20 mins » Demand and consumption (outline various uses of wildlife, animal products, and plants, include case examples and images)
  • 20 mins » Terminology and data
  • 15 mins » break
  • 15 mins » Supply and demand
  • 15 mins » Implications of wildlife trafficking
  • 15 mins » Video presentation: 'The tragic tale of the pangolin'
  • 5 mins » Discussion
  • 15 mins » break
  • 10 mins » Legal and illegal markets
  • 15 mins » Perpetrators and networks
  • 15 mins » Locations and activities

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