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Chemistry 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Chemistry 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Dhaliwal
Course Description
Description: 

Chemistry 12 builds upon the knowledge gained in Chemistry 11, providing students with a much more detailed understanding of the structure and behavior of matter. Any students considering further studies in the fields of general science, medical sciences, agriculture, forestry, engineering, geology, etc., should investigate the requirement for Chemistry 12 as a prerequisite. The online version of Chemistry 12 offers many unique features to enhance student learning. These features include video clips, animations, interactive demonstrations, instant practice questions, and a provincial exam preparation unit. Students are supported throughout the course by an online instructor, and may choose to participate in weekly online study sessions with other Chemistry 12 students.

Pre-requisites: 
Chemistry 11
No. Exams: 
5
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Chemistry 12 Online-Nelson Chemistry
Ch 12 Wkbk-Hebden

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Reaction kinetics
Module 2 - Equilibrium
Module 3 - Solubility equilibrium
Module 4 - Acids, bases, and salts
Module 5 - Oxidation and reduction
Final exam

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Communications 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Communications 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Cordeiro
Course Description
Description: 

Communications 12 online is a continuation of Communications 11 online and is designed to help students continue to improve their communication skills. In addition,practical skills for reading and writing are further developed. Skills taught are typically used in every day life, school and the workplace. Students who take Communications are not usually planning to attend University though they often go into programs at a College or Technical School.

Pre-requisites: 
Communications 11 is strongly recommended
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Communications 12 course website

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 


Module 1:
Writing Basics and Reading
Section
1.1: Listening
Section 1.2: The basics: Reading and Writing (*5% complete)
Section 1.3: Paragraph Writing
Section 1.4: Expanding Your Writing: Multi-paragraph, Essay and Descriptive
Writing

Module 1 Test

 

Module 2: Expository
Writing and Persuasive Writing
Section
2.1: Expository Writing
Section 2.2: Good Writing, Commas, Looking at Persuasive Writing
Section 2.3: Media writing, noun-pronoun agreement, dangling modifiers,
parallelism
Section 2.4: Persuasive Writing

Module 2 Test

 

Module 3: Narrative
Writing and Short Stories

Section 3.1: Narrative Writing, Short Stories and Word use

Section 3.2: Elements of Short Stories and Short Story Concepts

Section 3.3: Story Maps (**70% complete)

Section 3.4: Poetry

Module 3 Test

 

Module 4: Letters, Resumes and Visual Design

Section 4.1: Business Letters

Section 4.2: Cover Letters and Resumes

Section 4.3: Visual Design

Section 4.4: Course Review

Module 4 Test

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Electronics 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Electronics 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
C McGregor
Course Description
Description: 

This course is a practical hands-on exploration of the concepts involved in the field of electronics. Through a series of lessons, guided by the text course website and experiments, students will learn how to assemble and test a variety of electronic circuits. The application of these circuits in day-to-day activities will be explained. Students will also explore the wide variety of occupations related to the field of electronics.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius

Digital Multimeter

Evil Genius Electronics Kit

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Introduction to Electronics

 Section 1 - Laying the Foundation

Section 2 - Resistors

Section 3 - Introducing a bit more…

Module 2: Digital Electronics

Section 1 - Digital Logic

Section 2 - First NAND Gate Circuit

Section 3 - Analog Switches for Digital Circuits

Section 4 - The NAND Gate Oscillator

Section 5 - Digital Design Project Proposal

Section 6 - Digital Project Final Build

Module 3: Counting Systems in Electronics

Section 1 - Introducing 4046 Analog to Digital Converter

Section 2 - Introducing the 4017 Walking Ring Counter

Section 3 - Introducing the 7-Segment Display

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Math 10 Foundations & Pre-Calculus Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 10 Foundations & Pre-Calculus Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Miller
Course Description
Description: 

This is an academic mathematics course leading to post-secondary programs.  It’s focus is on algebraic and geometric problem solving.  Graduation Exam Required for Students in 2004 Graduation Program – exam worth 20% of final grade.

 

Pre-requisites: 
Mathematics 9
No. Exams: 
8
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Foundations and PreCalculus Mathematics 10 (Pearson)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Linear measurement, Surface Area and Volume, and Trigonometric Ratios.

Section 1: Linear Measurement and proportional measurement – units of measurement, conversion of units and problem solving, rates ratios and proportions.

Section 2: Surface Area and Volume of geometric solids

Section 3: Trigonometry of angles from 0 to 180 degrees; solving triangles; sine law ambiguous case.

 

Module 2: Algebra

Section 1: Multiplying and Factoring Polynomials.

Section 2: Basic factoring, exponents and radicals.

 

Module 3: Relations, Functions, Linear Relations and Linear systems

Section 1: Relations and Functions

Section 2: Linear relations- slope, parallel line, perpendicular lines, table of values general form, standard form and slope y intercept form of a line.

Section 3: Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

 

A Practice Provincial Exam is done on completion of module 3.

 

There is a provincial exam in the course so students should register early to ensure a reserved seat.


Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

English 10 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 10 Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
B Jeansonne
Course Description
Description: 

The aim of English 10 is to promote personal and intellectual growth through the exploration of different perspectives on topical and timeless issues. Through reading and listening to a variety of fiction and non-fiction selections, you will be encouraged to think about the world around you from your own point of view, as well as from that of others. You will express your own perspective on the various issues though personalized responses, and through more formal writing projects such as the multi-paragraph composition. By the end of this course you will be able to connect your personal experiences to broader social contexts, and do so in a critical, creative, and articulate manner.

Pre-requisites: 
English 9
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

FVDES English 10 Website
Sightlines 10 Textbook
The Chrysalids

 

No. Modules: 
3
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Skills Building

Section 1.1: Reading

Section 1.2: Writing

Section 1.3: Viewing

Module 2: Novel Study-The Chrysalids

Section 2.1: Impressions

Section 2.2: Choices

Section 2.3: The Novel, Life, and You

Module 3: A Thousand Voices-Discovering Poetry and Short Stories

Section 3.1: Storytelling Traditions

Section 3.2: Discovering Poetry

Section 3.3: The Short Story

Section 3.4: English 10 Exam Preparation

 

Each module consists of sections, lessons, activities, journal/discussion entries, section assignments (which you will submit for marking), and tests (for module 2 and 3).

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

English 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
B Jeansonne
Course Description
Description: 

English 11 Online continues to build upon the skills and knowledge of previous English courses. Students will study short prose and poetry, and deepen their understanding of literary concepts and devices. Students will read a novel and a Shakespearian drama (Macbeth), as well as explore issues in media and advertising. Writing will be an important part of the course, with particular emphasis placed upon complex paragraphs and essays.

Pre-requisites: 
English 10 is strongly recommended
No. Exams: 
3
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

The following resources are
required for this course:

Module 3:
Lord of the Flies 

Module 4:
Tragedy of Macbeth
(text: The Folger Edition)

Macbeth (BBC DVD)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:  Communication in all
its many forms: reading, writing, speaking and                          comprehending.  It has four
sections.

Section 1 - Active reading, strategies for critical reading and thinking,
effective                          communication and group process
Section 2 - Process of
researching and writing a research report

Section 3 - Short stories and
narrative poems (review of elements of fiction)
Section 4 - Critically
evaluate and respond to work of fiction as well as write and recite a speech

You will also write a test
at the end of Module 1.

Module 2:  Poetry and Prose

Section
1 – Responding to poetry, imagery and symbolism, figurative language and sound
devices
Section 2 – Forms of poetry, rhyme, rhythm and scansion, interpreting poetry,
sonnets, writing poetry, interpreting poetry

The test for Module 2 is
written in conjunction with Module 3 after you have completed both Module 2 and
Module 3.

Module 3:  Novel Study (Lord
of the Flies
)

Section
1 – Part 1 of the novel study
Section 2 – Part 2 of the novel study

The test for Module 2 and
Module 3 is written once you have completed both Module 2 and Module 3.

Module 4:  The Tragedy of
Macbeth

Section
1 – Introduction to Shakespeare's Macbeth
Section 2 – The Demise of Macbeth
Section 3 – Interpreting a Shakespearean Tragedy

You will also write a
test at the end of Module 4.

Textbook Deposit: 
$150.00

Graduation Transitions

Course Info
Course Title: 
Graduation Transitions
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
V Willis
Course Description
Description: 

 

Graduation Transitions is a requirement for all students registered in Grades 10, 11, or 12 as of September, 2007 and beyond. There are 3 components to the requirement:

 

Personal Health

Community Connections

Transition Planning 

 

Students may satisfy these requirements in a number of ways, ranging from course work, independent self-directed learning opportunities outside the classroom, to a form of portfolio assessment. Students must consult with their school and/or district to determine what opportunities are available.

 

Graduation Transitions may begin in Grades 10, 11, or 12 and upon successful completion of the minimum requirements for the prescribed learning outcomes for each component, will be awarded four (4) credits towards graduation upon completion.

 

For more details please see www.bced.gov.bc.ca/graduation.

 

Proctored Exams: 
No

Work Experience 12A Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Work Experience 12A Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
FVDES Counsellor
Course Description
Description: 

WEX 12A and WEX 12B are elective work experience courses. WEX 12A and WEX 12B are each 90 -120 hours long and worth 4 credits. Students that choose to enroll in WEX 12 are required to complete some written assignments, but the majority of their course requirements are completed in work experience placements. Students select one area of study in which they focus their attention. Recognized Focus Areas are:

  1. Business and Applied Business
  2. Fine Arts, Design, and Media
  3. Fitness and Recreation
  4. Health and Human Services
  5. Liberal Arts and Humanities
  6. Science and Applied Science
  7. Tourism, Hospitality, and Foods
  8. Trades and Technology

You should consult with your career advisor for more information about focus areas.

 

Proctored Exams: 
No
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

            Section 1 - What is Work Experience?

            Section 2 - Work Readiness

            Section 3 - Workplace Conduct

            Section 4 - Job Search Techniques

            Section 5 - The Beginning and The End

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Work Experience 12B Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Work Experience 12B Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
FVDES Counsellor
Course Description
Description: 

Work experience 12B is basically a continuation of WEX 12A. Whereas you must complete at least 90 hours of logged hours on the job, and you must complete the in-school component, which consists of a series of advanced safety lessons, assignments and a final quiz.

Please note that all corresponding forms must be completed as well – the forms to refer to are the same forms that were completed for WEX 12A – you only need to complete the appropriate forms as necessary for your placement, and that would depend on whether or not you are in a new placement or continuing with the same placement as WEX12A. Contact your advisor if you need assistance.

 

Proctored Exams: 
No
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Workplace Safety

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Accounting 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Accounting 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

This course will cover the essentials of accounting, using the double-entry method utilized by all businesses to track money. While most introductory courses have traditionally utilized a paper and pencil approach prior to utilizing accounting software, this course is unique. Excel templates will be utilized which automate a lot of the arithmetic, making it easier for students to learn the concepts instead of trying to find small errors. Accounting is a fundamental aspect of every business from retail stores, restaurants, and heavy industrial occupations to movie productions, professional sport teams and the music industry.

Pre-requisites: 
Grade 10
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Text: Accounting 1 - Syme & Ireland
Detailed up-to-date online Notes

* Must have Microsoft Excel installed on student's computer (part of MS Office Suite)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

There are 4 modules divided into 11 sections in this course covering the following topics:

Module 1

1.  Accounting and Business (MRA)

2.  The Balance Sheet

3.  Analyzing Changes in Financial Position

Module 2

4.  The Simple Ledger

5.  The Expanded Ledger

6.  The Journal and Source Documents

Module 3

7.  Posting

8.  Completing the Accounting Cycle

Module 4

9.  Accounting for a Merchandising Business

10. Modifying Accounting Systems

11. Business Organization and Decision Making

Each module will require approximately 25 - 30 hours to complete.

There are objectives listed at the beginning of each lesson that you will be expected to know at the conclusion of that lesson. Section assignments appear at the end of each section. You will be
tested at the end of each module. The module tests are taken online and require a proctor.

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00
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