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.
The students should choose one of the following exercises to address in an essay no longer than 3,000 words, to be submitted within two weeks. The assignment is to be based on individual research, in addition to the lecture material.
On the one hand smuggling can provide a valuable service, by enabling asylum seekers to escape persecutions and reach asylum; on the other hand, migrant smuggling can expose the already vulnerable to even greater vulnerability. We currently face a conundrum: how to protect asylum seekers from insecurity associated with smuggling without closing the door for applying for international protection. (Koser, 2001)
The lecturer may further assign homework to be submitted during the next session. To this effect:
It is suggested that homework essays do not exceed 1,000 words.