Electives

Nature et Photographie 12 Enligne

Course Info
Course Title: 
Nature et Photographie 12 Enligne
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Cordeiro
Course Description
Description: 

Nature et photographie 12. Il s'agit d'un cours asynchrone (sans rencontre régulière) de 4 crédits (120 heures) qui permet à l'apprenant de découvrir l'équipement et les techniques nécessaires afin de créer et d'améliorer leurs productions photographiques. Ce cours invite à l'exploration du monde naturel à travers l'objectif de la caméra. Les aspects techniques et artistiques de la photographie sont présentés de manière théorique et pratique.

Pre-requisites: 
Strongly recommend FRAL11 or equivalent. Can be placed by approval of teacher.
No. Exams: 
0
Supervised Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Student must have their own camera.

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Les Themes: Module 1: Les principes de base de la photographie (21%) Module 2: L'équipement (24%) Module 3: Les techniques (25%) Module 4: Vendre ses photos (10%)Module 5: Le Portefeuille (20%)

Literacy Foundations: Information & Communication Technology Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Literacy Foundations: Information & Communication Technology Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
Steve Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

This course is intended for students who have little or no experience
with computer operations or keyboarding. The basic components of the course includes:

• Navigating FVDES’ website and FirstClass

• Basic knowledge of computer

• Keyboarding and word processing

• Internet safety & Security

• Internet and electronic communication

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
0
Supervised Exams: 
No
Resources: 

None

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1:  Navigating FVDES’ website and FirstClass

   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions/short answer

Module 2:  Basic knowledge of computer
   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions

Module 3:  Online Literacy

   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions
Module 4:  Online Safety & Security
   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions

Module 5:  Internet and electronic communication
   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions/short answer

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
Supervised 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

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
Supervised 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


Economics 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Economics 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
G Taylor
Course Description
Description: 

Economics 12 is a course that can change your life. The first two modules deal with economic theory while the last two focus on more practical applications of theory. After taking this course, you will be forever armed against simplistic economic analysis wherever it is to be found.

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Social Studies 11
No. Exams: 
4
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Economics for Today: Issues and Applications

Where Do I Fit In? Video 

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Economic Choices

Section 1: What is Economics?

Section 2: Economic Systems

Section 3: Demand and Supply

Section 4: Marketplace Dynamics

Section 5: The Nature of Markets

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.


Module 2: Efficiency and Equity

Section 1: Productivity

Section 2: Managing Production

Section 3: Resource Markets

Section 4: Distribution of Income

Section 5: Government and Income Equity

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.


Module 3: Macroeconomics

Section 1: Measures of Economic Health

Section 2: Economic Fluctuations

Section 3: Government Fiscal Policy

Section 4: Money and Monetary Policy

Section 5: Debates on Macroeconomic Policies

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.


Module 4: Trade, Growth, and You

Section 1: Global Finance and Currencies

Section 2: Trade

Section 3: Economic Growth

Section 4: The World and Growth

Section 5: Your Economic Future

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.


Accounting 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
Accounting 11 Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
C Reilly
Course Description
Description: 

This introductory course is designed for those students seeking entry-level employment skills or personal skills. Students will gain insights into financial problems and solutions which have benefits for entrepreneurial and professional careers.


Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 10
No. Exams: 
4
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Principles of Accounting 

Working Papers 1

Working Papers 1, Teachers Edition 

Working Papers 2 

Working Papers 2


No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Section 1: The balance sheet

Section 2: The income statement

Section 3: The journal and the ledger

Section 4: The work sheet and classified financial statements

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2:

Section 1: Completing the accounting cycle for a service business

Section 2: Project—the Accounting cycle—Westbrook Cinema section

Section 3: Merchandising and sales tax accounts

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3:

Section 1: The subsidiary ledger system

Section 2: The special journal system

Section 3: Project—the special journal system—Jonsson’s Furniture

Section 4: Payroll accounting

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4:

Section 1: No longer required for the course.

Section 2: No longer required for the course.

Section 3: Cash control

Section 4: Interpreting accounting data

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 


Piano, Intro Online (FNA11B)

Course Info
Course Title: 
Piano, Intro Online (FNA11B)
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Monkman
Course Description
Description: 

This course covers information a beginning piano player needs to know to become familiar with the instrument. C major scale and the relative chords are introduced. All music is notated and can be accessed by video. Basic chord progressions are introduced in C, F, and G major. Elements of musicianship and musical notation are also introduced as the student learns the standard way of reading music. This helps to prepare the musician to be a proficient sight-reader.  The elements of rhythm, harmony, and dynamics are taught in this classroom.  Many details relating to these topics are
demonstrated. This comprehensive course is perfect for learning the fundamentals of playing the piano.  Students successfully completing this course receive 2 Fine Arts 11 B (FNA11B) credits toward graduation.

 

Supervised Exams: 
No

Guitar, Instrumental Music 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Guitar, Instrumental Music 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Monkman
Course Description
Description: 

Most of our modern guitar music stems from styles relating to Blues music concepts from Jazz, Country, and Rock n’ Roll to the latest music fads. Chord shapes, progressions, rhythm patterns, and other essentials are vital in all genres of guitar music. This course goes into a detailed study of playing guitar in relation to modern music: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, and related styles originating from 12-bar chord progressions. You must have a guitar for this course.

 

Pre-requisites: 
Guitar Music 10 recommended
Supervised Exams: 
No

Guitar, Instrumental Music 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Guitar, Instrumental Music 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Monkman
Course Description
Description: 

This course has the most popular repertoire for classical guitar written in tablature. Students will need to become fluent in reading tablature to progress through this course. In addition, this course demonstrates the more popular open tunings and gives ample material to practice them.  Advanced players frequently tune the guitar in various open tunings to facilitate their technique in more challenging repertoire. You must have a guitar for this course.

 

Pre-requisites: 
Guitar Music 11 recommended
Supervised Exams: 
No
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