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Comparative Civilizations 12 Online

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

How do language, religion, and landscape affect the physical environment? How do
geography, weather, and location affect customs and lifestyle? Students will
explore the diverse ways in which people affect the world around them and how
they are affected by their surroundings. Students will discover how ideas
spread and cultures form, and learn how beliefs and architecture are part of a
larger culture complex. In addition to introducing students to the field of
Human Geography, this course will teach students how to analyze humans and
their environments.

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Must have access to the Internet.

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Unit 1: Introduction to Human Geography

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Describe the differences between physical and cultural geography.
  • List the subfields of human geography.
  • Understand relevance of culture and cultural ecology to geography.
  • Discuss theories of environmental determinism and possibilism.
  • Relate the history of how modern geography has evolved.

 

Unit 2: Population

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between population density and population distribution.
  • Discuss the importance of patterns of composition.
  • Describe the purpose of population pyramids.
  • Analyze historical population trends and projections.
  • Discuss regional variations of demographic transitions.

 

Unit 3: Cultural Patterns & Processes

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between culture traits and culture trait complexes.
  • Describe the methods of cultural diffusion.
  • Discuss the relevance of acculturation.
  • Understandhe environmental impact of cultural attitudes and practices.
  • Identify cultural landscapes and cultural identities.

 

Unit 4: Language

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • List the major language families in the world.
  • Examine the branches of language families.
  • Consider the relevance of the English language as a means of communication.
  • Discuss the environmental impact of cultural attitudes and practices.
  • Discuss how languages evolve over time.

 

Unit 5: Religion

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the origins of Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism.
  • Describe the diffusion of Buddhism into China.
  • Consider the importance of holy days to different religions.
  • Understand the relationship between religion and environment.
  • Identify religious conflicts.

 

Unit 6: Ethnicity, Gender, & Geography

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Describe how ethnicities become clustered.
  • Consider the different types of segregation.
  • Discuss how class relates to ethnicity and gender.
  • Identify the differences between a nation-state, a part-nation
    state, a multinational state, and a stateless nation.
  • List examples of ethnic conflict.

 

Unit 7: Political Geography

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of a State.
  • List the different shapes of States.
  • Understand the importance and diversity of borders.
  • Consider the consequences of colonialism and imperialism.
  • Describe the history of the United Nations.

 

Unit 8: Agriculture

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the Von Thünen Model.
  • Identify the different types of agricultural mechanization.
  • Comprehend the importance and purpose of animal domestication.
  • Understand the value of crop rotation.

Understand the purpose of chemical farming.

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Chemistry 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Chemistry 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Dhaliwal
Course Description
Description: 

Chemistry 11 will introduce students to the study of matter. In this course you will learn about topics ranging from the structure of atoms and atomic nuclei, to the behavior of complex organic molecules that make up all living things on our planet. The online course contains many special features to make learning easier. These include video clips, animations, an online glossary of important terms, and links to many interactive Chemistry web-sites. You may also choose to participate in weekly online study sessions with other Chemistry 11 students. Much of the evaluation for the course is done online using the LXR testing program.

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

Chemistry 11Online- Nelson Chemistry
Ch11-Key Study Guide

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Scientific method, units and measurement

Module 2 - Periodic table, chemical compounds

Module3 - The mole, stoichiometry, and solutions

Module 4 - Organic chemistry

Final exam

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

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

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

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

Business Computer Applications 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Business Computer Applications 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

This online, interactive course is one of three business-focused courses teaching business concepts while working on projects in Microsoft Office. While students can choose which specific modules in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access to work on, the suggested focus in this course is on a variety of applications. Students will cover the following skills: prepare business letters with images, merge documents with database address files, work with newspaper style columns, format reports with comments, proofread comments and footnotes, prepare resumes, create web documents and brochures, create slideshows, use spreadsheet formulas in financial documents, sort and fill data, calculate percentage, markups, and learn other financial information. Please Note: Students will need a computer program called Microsoft Office (Office 2003 Preferred) which is not provided by this school.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

PC - Microsoft Office (Office 2003 Preferred)Mac - Microsoft Office (Office 2004 Preferred)Please note: FVDES does not provide this software

No. Modules: 
4

Biology 11 Online

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

Biology 11 will introduce you to the fascinating world of living organisms. In this course you will study a huge range of living creatures, from sub-microscopic viruses and bacteria, through fungi and plants, right up to complex multi-cellular animals like whales.  The online course contains many unique features, such as video clips, animations, and links to cool, interactive websites.  You will also be performing a number of virtual dissections using state of the art interactive software.  Much of the evaluation for the course is done online using the LXR testing program.

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

Biology 11-Miller/Levine 5th edition

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Introduction/Ecology
Module 2 - Microorganisms
Module 3 - Fungi and Plants
Module 4 - Animals

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Biology 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Biology 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

Biology 12 builds upon the knowledge gained in Biology 11, providing students with a much more detailed understanding of the operation of complex living organisms. To accomplish this, you will study the human body, from the structure and function of DNA and other biological molecules, right through to the structure and function of all major body systems.  The online course contains many special features to enhance learning.  These include video clips, animations, links to many interactive Biology websites, and a comprehensive provincial exam preparation unit.  Much of the evaluation for the course is done online using the LXR testing program.  Students are supported throughout the course by an online instructor, and may choose to participate in weekly online study sessions with other Biology 12 students.

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

Biology 12 - Inquiry into Life

No. Modules: 
3
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Cells and Biological molecules
Module 2 - Digestion, circulation, and respiration
Module 3 - Nervous, urinary, and reproductive systems
Final exam

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00
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