Course name: Families in Canada Course code: (HHS4U)

Grade 12    1.0 Credit

Course type:    University Preparation

Course description: This course enables you to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyze the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. You will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada's diverse society. You will develop analytical tools that enable you to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. You will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.
HHS4UK: Families in Canada
Course description: This course enables you to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyze the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. You will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada's diverse society. You will develop analytical tools that enable you to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. You will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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29 Lessons

8 Lessons

1.1   What are demographics?

1.2   Life stages, patterns, and generations

1.3   What makes you you?

1.4   What is social science?

1.5   Big thinkers in research

1.6   Summary of theories

1.7   So, you want to be a social science researcher?

1.8   Unit Culminating Activity

8 Lessons

2.1   What is a family?

2.2   Using secondary sources

2.3   Families past and present

2.4   Restoring and reclaiming Indigenous culture and values

2.5   Analyze this!

2.6   How have families evolved?

2.7   The research process and literature review

2.8   Unit Culminating Activity

8 Lessons

3.1   A look at marriage

3.2   A look at marriage

3.3   How relationships start

3.4   Staying together: Knowing how to manage conflict

3.5   Issues facing couples today

3.6   Time for interviews

3.7   Social science research

3.8   Unit Culminating Activity

5 Lessons

4.1   Becoming a parent

4.2   Socializing agents

4.3   Approaches to parenting

4.4   Parenting challenges

4.5   Course Culminating Activity