Global Politics 12
First and Second Semester
Global Politics 12 explores a cross-section of global political issues through a critical inquiry process and is organized into five units: The Global Citizen introduces students to a range of issues associated with global politics and establishes important year-long expectations related co critical inquiry and research skills, including the importance of engaging in active citizenship; Political Systems provides an opportunity for students to examine a range of global political ideologies, political organizations, and political systems; The Canadian Political System examines the historical roots of the Canadian political system; the structures of Canadian federal, provincial, territorial, First Nations, and municipal governments; and the division of power among federal, provincial, territorial, First Nations, and municipal governments; Comparative Politics explores various contemporary global governing systems and compares and contrasts Canadian and United States governing systems and electoral systems; and, International Relations looks at the issues related to global interconnectedness, organizations that govern relations among nations, the influences of cultural beliefs on global policies, and the role of media/technology on global politics.
Course Additional Information
Laptop or desktop device with Windows, Mac, or Chrome OS. Webcam and headset with microphone. Access to Google Workspace for Education (GNSPES/SEPNE) or other productivity software.