CAN118 - Introduction To Canadian Studies
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Introduction To Canadian Studies
This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of aspects related to the history and culture of Canadian society. For those with little or no knowledge of Canada, CAN 118 provides a foundation that explores the varied nature of Canadian society.
Co-requisite: EAC149 or equivalent.
One general education elective credit in Canadian Studies
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Develop listening and verbal language skills through large and small group discussions.
2. Develop reading and written language skills through preparing class readings, in class reading, and regular reading and summarizing of newspaper articles.
3. Expand vocabulary specific to Canadian culture.
4. Understand Canadian geography (provinces, territories, cities) and differences between the five major regions (Pacific, Prairies, Central, Eastern and Northern Canada).
5. Develop an appreciation of First Nations issues and multiculturalism in Canada.
6. Understand federalism and different levels of government responsibility.
7. Understand some of the major events in Canadian history.
8. Develop media literacy and critical skills.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.