Electives

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11B

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11B
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Teacher(s): 
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

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

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12A
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

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

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12B

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12B
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

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

DL Work Experience 12A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Work Experience 12A
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from secondary school to the world of work. Through work experience, students have the opportunity to observe and practice generic employability skills required in the workplace and/or the technical and applied skills relating to specific occupations or industries.

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

BA Connect Ed 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
BA Connect Ed 11
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Chapman
Course Description
Description: 

This is a Board Authority Authorized (BAA) 2 credit course developed to teach students how to be
successful online learners.  This orientation course for online students covers the principal components of the FVDES learning platform. Students will learn how to access their course websites,
communicate electronically with their teacher, upload and download assignments, and interact in our synchronous online classroom. This course is a prerequisite for all students taking online courses through FVDES.

 

When completed, the course will appear on Transcripts from the Ministry of Education as BA COMMUNICATIONS, CMNCTN TECHNLGS 11A.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

This course is divided into 5 modules.

Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: First Class
Module 3: Online Literacy
Module 4: Internet Safety
Module 5: Online Learning Skills

This course has no textbook.  Your lessons and your assignments are online

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11A
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Teacher(s): 
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

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

Studio Arts 11: Drawing & Painting Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Studio Arts 11: Drawing & Painting Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
D Boucher
Course Description
Description: 

Studio Arts 11 is designed for students who might have an interest in entering the commercial art field. There is an emphasis on lettering, poster design, and figure drawing.


Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 10
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

No textbook is required for this course.

 

Supplies provided by students:

  • calligraphy pens with different nibs or fine-tipped and chisel-point felt pens or speedball pen with nibs
  • HB, 2B, 6B, 2H lead pencils
  • art eraser
  • #4 and #10 brush
  • tracing paper (21.5 x 28 cm)
  • light cardboard or plain white paper (21.5 x 28 cm
No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Section 1: Poster design, using poster paints

Section 2: Effect of colour in poster design

Section 3: Collecting reference material for your portfolio

Section 4: Planning the layout

Section 5: General rules of design

 

Module 2:

Section 1: Layout

Section 2: Design with slogan

Section 3: Colour

Section 4: Colour

Section 5: Techniques in advertising illustration

 

Module 3:

Section 1: Lettering

Section 2: Lower case Gothic letters

Section 3: The round-tip lettering pen

Section 4: The roman alphabets

Section 5: The classical built-up roman letters

 

Module 4:

Section 1: Figure drawing

Section 2: Figure drawing

Section 3: Development of figure drawing towards illustrative use

Section 4: The human figure in advertising design

Section 5: Drawings of the human head

 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Visual Arts 10: General Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Visual Arts 10: General Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
D Boucher
Course Description
Description: 

This course offers students a firm foundation in drawing and design basics and introduces them to art appreciation, crafts, painting and photography. 

 

Students complete 4 of 6 modules. The default modules are modules 1, 5, 6, 8 - students may choose module 2 or 3 in replacement.  All students will take Module 1 (Drawing) and Module 6 (Theme and Image), unless previously completed at the grade 8 or 9 level.   

 

DVD programs accompany the Design Module, the Painting Module, and the Printmaking Module.  A videotape is optional for the Drawing Module.

 

There are no tests for this course.

 

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Read Me First

Resources for each module are listed below.

Art supplies are provided, but students may supplement these in order to complete the final projects they have chosen.

Supplies provided by students:

A camera and film is necessary for the Photography Module.

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Drawing

Section 1: Making a start

Section 2: Movement

Section 3: Contour drawing

Section 4: Finishing touches

 

The resources for this module are:

Drawing Supply Kit                      

CD for Modes 1, 7 & 8 

  or optional Audio Tape for Mods 1, 7 & 8 

Video (optional)

 

Module 5: Photography

Section 1: About cameras

Section 2: All about lighting

Section 3: How to improve your photographs

Section 4: Fun with your camera

 

The resource for this module is:

Photography Supply Kit            

 

Module 6: Theme and Image

Students utilize skills learned throughout the course to explore these four themes, completing four projects from a wide variety of suggestions.

Section 1: Simplification

Section 2: Elaboration

Section 3: Selection

Section 4: Juxtaposition

 

The resource for this module is:

Theme and Image Supply Kit 

 

Module 8: How to Look at Art

This module is considerably more academic than the others in this course. Only students who do reasonably well in English and Social Studies should take this module.

Section 1: Voice of fire: good buy or bad?

Section 2: Looking at landscape

Section 3: Anti-war cries

Section 4: The Abstract Expressionists

 

The resources for this module are:

How to Look at Art Supply Kit

CD for Modes 1, 7 & 8 

  or optional Audio Tape for Mods 1, 7 & 8 

 

OPTIONAL MODULES:

 

Module 2: Design

Section 1: The filling of given spaces

Section 2: Graphic design

Section 3: Using what we know

Section 4: Design in architecture

 

The resources for this module are:

Design Supply Kit                      

DVD: Module 2 

 

Module 3: Painting with Acrylics

Section 1: Getting started

Section 2: Colour, composition, and unity

Section 3: Through thick and thin

Section 4: Variations on a theme

 

The resources for this module are:

Painting Supply Kit                    

DVD: Modules 3&4 

 or optional Video: Modules 3&4 

 

Module 4:  Printmaking

Section 1: Planographic printing

Section 2: Relief printing methods

Section 3: Intaglio methods

Section 4: Stencil printing

 

The resources for this module are:

Printmaking Supply Kit              

DVD: Modules 3&4

or optional Video: Modules 3&4    

 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$50.00

Management Innovation 12 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Management Innovation 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
C Reilly
Course Description
Description: 

This course introduces the organization and management skills necessary to work effectively in a business environment. The course includes management styles and issues for a global economy as well as problem solving and decision-making skills. The management of business resources is also emphasized.

 

Work completed in the Project Section takes the place of module tests in this course.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 10
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

 

Business in the Canadian Environment 

(Peter Fuhrman) (7th Edition) (Prentice-Hall)

 

 

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Business Organization

Section 1: Business Structure

Section 2: Influences on business decisions

Section 3: Business planning and control

Section 4: Current issues in business management

Module 1 Project

 

Module 2: Human Resource Management

Section 1: Management styles

Section 2: Management skills

Section 3: Conflict resolution

Section 4: Time and stress management

Module 2 Project

 

Module 3: Communication

Section 1: Verbal/non-verbal communication

Section 2: Business etiquette and protocol

Section 3: Business composition skills

Section 4: Business meetings

Module 3 Project

 

Module 4: Entrepreneurship Careers

Section 1: Entrepreneurship business

Section 2: Creating a marketing plan

Section 3: Choosing a career

Section 4: The job search

Module 4 Project

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Family Studies 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Family Studies 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
L Heise
Course Description
Description: 

The Family Studies course offered at FVDES consists of 2 units:

  • Families in Society
  • Interpersonal and Family Relationships
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Families in Society Source File 

DVD: Families in Society 

DVD: Interpersonal & Family Relationships 

Foundation Skills Package 

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Unit Overview - Families in Society

 

The aim of Families in Society is to provide a broad overview of Families in a Changing World; Living in a Family; Facing Family Challenges; and Career Opportunities. Students examine how changes in society impact the definition of family and the functions of the family, as well as explore family trends in Canada and family customs and traditions in different cultures. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of family members, family values, and the influence of family dynamics. Students will also understand the economic, social, and emotional issues facing families today and practical strategies for coping with those challenges. Students will conclude this course be researching careers associated with the family in society.

 

The Families in Society unit is based on the Family Studies 10-12 Integrated Resource Package. This unit is structured as follows:

Section 1: Families in a Changing World

Section 2: Living in a Family

Section 3: Facing Family Challenges

Course Project: The Family and Career

 

Unit Exam


Unit Overview - Interpersonal and Family Relationships

 

The aim of Interpersonal and Family Relationships is to provide students with a broad overview of how relationships form and change. Students will explore a variety of relationships, including work relationships, friendships, and committed relationships, as well as examine how these relationships evolve or end. This course will also provide an overview on effective communication, wellness, and safety in interpersonal relationships. Students will examine the variety of ways people communicate and describe components of healthy and unhealthy relationships. They will conclude this course by researching careers associated with interpersonal and family relationships.


The Interpersonal and Family Relationships unit is based the Family Studies 10-12 Integrated Resource Package. This unit is structured as follows:

Section 1: Effective Communication

Section 2: Relationships

Section 3:Wellness and Safety in Interpersonal Relationships

Course Project: Careers, Family, and Relationships

 

Unit Exam


Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00
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