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Interdisciplinary Studies

IDC3O1

Interdisciplinary Studies • Grade 11 • Open

This course will help students combine the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research, students will analyse the connections among diverse subjects and disciplines; develop information literacy skills in analysing, selecting, evaluating, and communicating information; and become aware of a variety of resources and viewpoints on contemporary issues. They will also examine their own learning styles, relate their inquiries and research to real-life situations, and investigate career opportunities in new disciplines.

Prerequisite: None

IDC3O1

Hockey For Life • Grade 11 • Open

This course combines the expectations for Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 11 Open, with selected expectations from two other courses; Healthy Active Living, Grade 11 Open and Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies, Grade 11 College Preparation. This course will immerse students in the world of hockey physically, academically and culturally. Through participation in this course, students will develop an appreciation of the world as an interconnecting society. Students will use hockey as a means to develop a healthy, active lifestyle that will engage their interest throughout their lives. By concentrating on hockey skills, students will be challenged to develop personal competence in a wide variety of hockey skills, while setting goals for personal fitness development. There is a fee of approximately $180 for this course (subject to change depending on ice rental fees.)

Prerequisite: None

IDC4O1

Interdisciplinary Studies • Grade 12 • Open

This course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline.Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research into contemporary issues, real-life situations, and careers, students will apply the principles and skills derived from the complementary subjects and disciplines studied, evaluate the reliability of information, and examine how information technology can be used safely, effectively, and legally.They will also learn how to select strategies to define problems, research alternative solutions, assess their thinking in reaching decisions, and adapt to change as they acquire new knowledge.

Prerequisite: None

IDC4O1

Sports & Entertainment Management • Grade 12 • Open

This course explores the important role that sports and entertainment play in our modern economy. Students will learn how to apply management concepts to the sports and entertainment industries in a fun, engaging environment. Opportunities to observe sports management at the professional level may be provided.

Prerequisite: None

IDC 4U1

Interdisciplinary Studies • Grade 12 • University

This course will help students combine the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research, students will analyse the connections among diverse subjects and disciplines; develop information literacy skills in analysing, selecting, evaluating, and communicating information; and become aware of a variety of resources and viewpoints on contemporary issues. They will also examine their own learning styles, relate their inquiries and research to real-life situations, and investigate career opportunities in new disciplines.

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course.

IDC4U1

Sports & Entertainment Management • Grade 12 • University

This course explores the important role that sport and entertainment play in our modern economy. Students will use a wide range of information (print and electronic), and research skills to analyze the impact of media, sport and entertainment in Canadian society. In addition, students will obtain an understanding of business fundamentals and how to apply these fundamentals to sports and entertainment. This course may include a field study to a major sport, entertainment, and/or media enterprise, giving students exposure to real life scenarios.