Distance Learning

Web-Based Course Option

Business and Other Optional Courses

The assessment criteria and evaluation for each course will vary. A teacher is engaged with the students to facilitate their learning activities and is responsible for determining the assessment strategies used with their students. Students will be made aware of the assessment criteria when they are enrolled in a course.

Note: All web-based courses will require word processor software (such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect) as well as an Internet browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari).

Business and Other Optional Courses
Grade 11 Principles of Accounting (30S)
Grade 12 Law (40S)
Grade 12 Psychology (40S)

Grade 11 Principles of Accounting (30S)

This course introduces students to the standard principles and concepts that govern the practice of accounting. Student will develop the ability to understand and use accounting information effectively. This course explores accounting by using computer applications.

The course is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Introduction: Accounting Principles
  • Module 2: The Income Statement
  • Module 3: Journals and Ledgers
  • Module 4: The Worksheet
  • Module 5: Cash Control
  • Module 6: Merchandising Business
  • Module 7: Payroll
  • Module 8: Income Tax

Required Resources

  • Computer Spreadsheet program

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Grade 12 Law (40S)

Students will be introduced to the Canadian legal system, as well as the principles, practices and consequences of law in regards to crimes, property rights, family and inheritance.

The course is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Fundamentals of Law
  • Module 2: Criminal Law
  • Module 3: Civil Law
  • Module 4: Family Law

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Grade 12 Psychology (40S)

Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes. It uses the scientific method to discover ways of understanding the complexities of human thought and behaviour, as well as differences among people. This course exposes you to the major topics found in the field of psychology.

Psychology is a complex subject area. The material in this course is general in nature and is not intended to be applied to specific situations.

The course is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods
    An overview of Psychology, its perspectives, research and ethics.
  • Module 2: Biopsychology
    A look at biological science or behavioural neuroscience, and the biological mechanisms including physiological and generic, which underlie human behavior.
  • Module 3: Developmental Psychology
    Examines the changes that happen in people over the whole lifespan, and explores the influences of biology, experience, and cultural influences.
  • Module 4: Cognitive Psychology
    Explores internal mental processes related to how people think, learn, remember, speak and solve problems; and considers mental states such as belief, knowledge and desire.
  • Module 5: Variations in Individual and Group Behaviour
    Looks at some types of psychological disorders and their typical treatments, social and cultural dimensions of behaviour and the movement to remove the stigma associated with mental illness.

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