Social Studies

Summer School Classes

Build a strong path for academic success with Metro Continuing Education. With Metro’s summer school Social Studies courses, you can complete a 5-credit course in four weeks!

Courses offered

2022 Schedule times

July 4 - 28

  • Online Virtual Class
  • Mon - Fri (19 classes)
  • Morning 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Summer school 2022 is only open to current Edmonton Public School students or students who will be attending an Edmonton Public School in September 2022.

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Course details


Social Studies 10-2

Living in a Globalizing World - Students will examine historical aspects of globalization as well as the effects of globalization on lands, cultures, human rights and quality of life. Students will explore the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and other locations, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities. Students will develop skills to respond to issues emerging in an increasingly globalized world.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 9 (50%).

Credits: 5

Social Studies 20-2

Understandings of Nationalism - Students will examine historical and contemporary understandings of nationalism in Canada and the world. They will explore the origins of nationalism as well as the impacts of nationalism on individuals and communities in Canada and other locations. Examples of nationalism, ultranationalism, supranationalism and internationalism will be examined from multiple perspectives. Students will develop personal and civic responses to emergent issues related to nationalism.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 10-2, Social Studies 10-1, Social 13 or Social 10 (50%)

Credits: 5

Social Studies 30-2

Understandings of Ideologies - Students will examine the origins, values and components of competing ideologies. They will explore multiple perspectives regarding relationships among individualism, liberalism, common good and collectivism. An examination of various political and economic systems will allow students to determine the viability of the values of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 20-2, Social Studies 20-1, Social Studies 23 or Social Studies 20 (50%)

Credits: 5

At this time Alberta Education is planning to administer diploma exams in August for 30 level classes. Students are required to write the diploma exam to receive a final mark in the course. Students must be available to write the exam in person. Click here for details.

Social Studies 10-1

Students will explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and the local, national and international impacts of globalization on lands, cultures, economies, human rights and quality of life. Students will examine the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity to enhance skills for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 9 (60%+ recommended)

Credits: 5

Social Studies 20-1

Students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts. They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional, international and global relations. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to develop understandings of nationalism and how nationalism contributes to the citizenship and identities of peoples in Canada.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 10-1 (50%)

Credits: 5

Social Studies 30-1

Understandings of Ideologies - Students will examine the origins, values and components of competing ideologies. They will explore multiple perspectives regarding relationships among individualism, liberalism, common good and collectivism. An examination of various political and economic systems will allow students to determine the viability of the values of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 20-1 or Social Studies 20 (50%)

Credits: 5

At this time Alberta Education is planning to administer diploma exams in August for 30 level classes. Students are required to write the diploma exam to receive a final mark in the course. Students must be available to write the exam in person. Click here for details.



Prerequisites

Please review the prerequisite requirements before registering for your summer school course. Students who register without the prerequisite(s) must withdraw from the course and the $60 program fee will not be refunded.

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