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Elective Courses to Enhance Your Life & Career

Adult Education Centres offers a range of elective courses that will benefit you in your everyday life, post-secondary education, current employment and future employment. Select from the list of courses on this page to learn more. For more information, be sure to check out our FAQ.

Automated Office 40S

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Rosas-Leon

Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Not offered

Prerequisite required: English 20F

Description

Automated Office 40S is designed to help the adult learner brush up on computer skills. Software applications, electronic communications, internet use, information management, desktop publishing and other topics are explored so learners can apply them to other courses, post-secondary education and employment.


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Global Issues 40S

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Not offered


Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teacher: Nancy Cosby

Prerequisite recommended: History 30F or Cinema as a Witness to Modern History 40s

Prerequisite required: English 20F


Description

This grade 12 history credit will cover:

  • Media
  • Global organization
  • Quality of life
  • Terrorism/war/peace
  • Religion
  • Genocide
  • Cultural diversity
  • Human rights
  • Environmental concern/climate change
  • Indigenous concerns
  • Hunger/poverty


These topics will be explored through the use of research, activities and discussions.


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English Tutoring

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Not offered

Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Days offered: Monday and Wednesday

Time: 3:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Teacher: Ruby Schilke

Description

Need extra help writing an essay? If you need extra help with your English classes, talk to a staff member for a referral to our Grammar and Writing Workshop.

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Law 40S

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Teacher: Jacob Carson

Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Not offered

Prerequisite required: English 20F

Prerequisite recommended: None

Description

In this elective course, you will have the opportunity to develop your legal knowledge and understanding, as well as your skills in thinking and inquiry. This introduction to the Canadian legal system will cover criminal law, the youth justice system, family law, civil disputes, torts and contract law. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose, history and system of law in Canada
  • Identify the divisions of law and the main concepts behind each kind of law
  • Develop arguments to support and defend an opinion on legal issues and cases


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Management 40S

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Days offered: Monday and Wednesday

Time: 3:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Teacher: Ruby Schilke

Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Rosas-Leon


Prerequisite recommended: None

Prerequisite required: Grade 10 English

Description
Learn and practice vital people skills which will serve you well in both your personal life and your work life, including:

  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Employability
  • Leadership
  • Portfolio development
  • Entry level computer skills
  • Introduction to MS Word and Excel 13

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Psychology 40S

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Days offered: Monday and Wednesday

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teacher: Glen Pfeifer

Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Days offered: Monday and Wednesday

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teacher: Glen Pfeifer

OR

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Teacher: Jacob Carson

Prerequisite required: English 20F

Prerequisite recommended: None

Description

This grade 12, 40S credit course examines the biological perspective of psychology through the study of the brain and central nervous system. Mental illness, treatment and awareness are explored as well as certain psychological disorders.

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Cinema as a Witness to Modern History 40S

Available Classes

Semester 1

September 11, 2017 – January 25, 2018

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teacher: Nancy Cosby

Semester 2

February 5, 2018 – June 14, 2018

Not offered

Prerequisite required:
English 20F

Prerequisite recommended: None

Description

This course considers cinema as a source of information – or misinformation – about the past, and as a
springboard for critical reflection about diverse interpretations of history. Students will engage in a
variety of learning strategies in this course as they

  • Study films from various genres and periods
  • Explore the historical and social context in which the films were created
  • Deconstruct the techniques used to convey the filmmakers’ messages
  • Pose questions about the influence of cinema on their understanding of the past
  • Conduct inquiry into major themes in world history
  • Develop critical media literacy
  • Engage in historical thinking


The course deals with historical developments and themes that have influenced world history since the beginning of the 20th century, including:

  • Ideology and revolution
  • Power and propaganda
  • Imperialism and decolonization
  • Social transformation
  • War and peace
  • Oppression and resistance
  • Environmental impact
  • Technological change


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