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HUNTSVILLE AETC

Session 1 – September 6 to October 19, 2017

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

Mathematics For Everyday Life (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in important areas of day-to-day living. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases, apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing, and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety or situations. Students completing grade 10 essential, or grade 10 applied should consider this course.

 

Mathematics For Everyday Life (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability to solve problems involving familiar situations;  investigate accommodation costs, create household budgets, and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Prerequisite: Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

 

Media Studies (Grade 11 Open)

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills that will enable students to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media effectively and responsibly. Through analyzing the forms and messages of a variety of media works and audience responses to them, and through creating their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 10 – Academic or Applied

 

Session 2 – October 23 to December 4, 2017

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

English (Grade 11 College)

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied

Applied Canadian History (Grade 10 Applied)

This course explores some of the events and experiences that have influenced the development of Canada’s identity as a nation, from World War I to the present. By examining how the country has responded to economic, social, and technological changes and how individuals and groups have contributed to Canadian culture and society during this period, students will develop their ability to make connections between historical and current events. Students will have opportunities to formulate questions, locate information, develop informed opinions, and present ideas about the central issues and events of the period.

 

World History Since 1900: Global & Regional Perspectives (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on the major events and issues in world history from 1900 to the present. Students will investigate the causes and effects of global and regional conflicts and the responses of individuals and governments to social, economic, and political changes. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to formulate and test points of view, d r aw conclusions, and present their findings about the challenges that have faced and continue to face people in various parts of the world.

Prerequisite: Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

 

Foundations for College Mathematics (Grade 11 College) – Online Only

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problem solving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Session 3 – December 6, 2017 to January 30, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

Families in Canada (Grade 12 College)

This course enables students to develop an understanding of social science theories as they apply to individual development, the development of intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will explore a range of issues relating to the development of individuals and families in contemporary Canadian society as well as in other cultures and historical periods. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child roles and relationships in Canada.

Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies

 

Food & Culture (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a range of cultures, describe food-related etiquette in a variety of countries and cultures, and explore ways in which Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will have opportunities to develop practical skills and apply research skills as they investigate foods and food practices from around the world.

 

Food & Culture (Grade 11 College/University Prep)

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will explore the origins of and developments in diverse food traditions. They will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a variety of cultures, compare food-related etiquette in many countries and cultures, and explain how Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will develop practical skills and apply social science research methods while investigating foods and food practices from around the world.

 

Food & Healthy Living (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course focuses on the fundamental food needs of young adults. Students will learn how to stock a kitchen, make nutritious food choices, and accommodate the food needs of others. Through a range of practical experiences, they will develop skills needed in food preparation for personal use and for employment in the food industry. They will also learn about dining etiquette in different contexts and about responsible consumer practices. Students will use social science research methods to investigate issues related to food preparation and nutrition.

 

Raising Healthy Children (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour.  Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to care-giving and child rearing.

 

Chemistry (Grade 12 College) – Online Only

This course introduces students to the concepts that form the basis of modern chemistry. Students will study qualitative analysis, quantitative relationships in chemical reactions, organic chemistry and electrochemistry, and chemistry as it relates to the quality of the environment. Students will employ a variety of laboratory techniques, develop skills in data collection and scientific analysis, and communicate scientific information using appropriate terminology. Emphasis will be placed on the role of chemistry in daily life and in the development of new technologies and products.

Prerequisites: SNC2DR or SNC2PR

Session 4 – February 1 to March 26, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

English (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will analyse informational, graphic, and literary texts and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for workplace-related and practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language accurately and organizing ideas and information coherently. The course is intended to prepare students for the workplace and active citizenship.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

 

Visual Arts (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on studio activities in one or more of the visual arts. Students will create art works that explore a wide range of subject matter, and will evaluate art works, providing grounds for their aesthetic judgements. They will also examine historical and cultural contexts of western art (including Canadian art) and art from various world cultures to support their study of specific media. The primary focus of this course will be on studio experiences (e.g. drawing, painting, sculpture) which expand student’s knowledge of visual communication, expression, and creativity.

 

Visual Arts (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course focuses on a practical approach to a variety of art and design projects related to the workplace. Students will use the creative process to produce a traditional and/or digital portfolio of their work in a variety of media. Students may focus on various aspects of visual arts, including advertising, ceramics, fashion design, graphic arts,
jewellery design, and/or web design.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, Open

 

English (Grade 12 College) – Online Only

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation

Session 5 – March 28 to May 11, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology (Grade 11 College)

This course introduces the theories, questions, and issues that are the major concerns of anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the way social scientists approach the topics they study and the research methods they employ. Students will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues that have captured the interest of classical and contemporary social scientists in the three disciplines.

 

Understanding Fashion (Grade 11 College)

This course introduces students to the world of fashion.  Students will gain an understanding of theories related to fashion trends and of how culture, media, fashion cycles, retailing, and social and environmental factors influence fashion trends and consumer behaviour.  Students will use various tools, technologies, and techniques safely and correctly to create fashion items.  In addition, students will apply knowledge of fibres, fabrics, and the elements and principles of design when creating and assessing fashion-related products.  Students will develop research skills as they investigate topics related to fashion.

 

College & Apprenticeship Mathematics (Grade 12 College) – Online Only

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of real-world applications of mathematics. Students will analyse data using statistical methods; solve problems involving applications of geometry and trigonometry; simplify expressions; and solve equations. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. This course prepares students for college programs in areas such as business, health sciences, and human services, and for certain skilled trades.

Prerequisite: Foundations for College Mathematics, Grade 11, College Preparation

Session 6 – May 15 to June 26, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

Health for Life (Grade 11 College)

This course enables students to examine the factors that influence their own health practices and behaviours as well as those factors that contribute to the development of healthy communities. It emphasizes the concept of wellness, which addresses all aspects of well-being – physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, and social – and promotes healthy eating, physical activity, and building and maintaining a positive sense of self. Students will develop the skills necessary to make healthy choices and create a personal wellness plan. They will also design initiatives that encourage others to lead healthy, active lives. The course prepares students for college programs in health sciences, fitness, wellness, and health promotion.

 

Regional Geography: Travel & Tourism (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on travel and tourism to examine the unique characteristics of selected world regions from a geographic perspective. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of the ways in which the natural environment, economies, cultures, and other aspects of world regions interact. Some of the regions studied include Japan, the Netherlands, the Caribbean, Kenya, Egypt and Siberia.

 

Biology (Grade 11 College) – Online Only

This course focuses on the processes involved in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, animal anatomy and physiology, plant structure and physiology, and environmental science. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts and skills needed for further study in the various branches of life sciences and related fields.

Contact Information

  • 80 Centre Street,
    Huntsville, ON, P1H 1T4

  • Tel: 705-789-4764

  • Fax: 705-789-4708

  • Superintendent: David Golden

  • Trustees: Bruce Reain

  • Principal: Traci Hubbert

  • Administrative Head: Tara Smyth

2017-2018 HuAETC Course Schedule
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