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Course name: Challenge and Change in Society Course code: (HSB4U)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
HSB4U Challenge and Change in Society Grade 12 online course
Course description: This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. You will critically analyze how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. You will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyze causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. You will also explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
Course description: This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. You will critically analyze how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. You will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyze causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. You will also explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Getting started in this VUCA world: Introduction to sociology

1.2   Sociological research methods

1.3   A model of inquiry

1.4   Doing it right: Ethics in research

1.5   Order in chaos: Putting it all together

5 Lessons

2.1   Let’s be the change we want to see

2.2   How do we change the world?

2.3   Who creates change?

2.4   Stepping up: Groups and social change

2.5   The sweeping pendulum of change

5 Lessons

3.1   The population paradox

3.2   The challenge of immigration

3.3   Who am I?

3.4   Exceptions to the rule

3.5   How to encourage society to fall in line

5 Lessons

4.1   Discrimination, prejudice, and our protection of rights

4.2   Discrimination, prejudice, and our protection of rights

4.3   Are we becoming too interconnected?

4.4   Why are there more slaves in the world now?

4.5   Environmentalism and Climate Change