CIA4U Fall 2009 COURSE OUTLINE

CIA4U Fall 2009 - Canadian Pre-University Programme Course Outline Sunway University College Canadian International Matriculation Programme No 5

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1 Canadian Pre-University Programme Course Outline Sunway University College Canadian International Matriculation Programme No. 5 Jalan Kolej, Bandar Sunway 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Course Title: Analyzing Current Economic Issues Course Type: University Department: Business Studies Course Lecturers : Mr. Sydney Wong Dr. Zdenek Matejka EMAILS: [email protected] [email protected] Course Revision date : July 2009 Ministry Course Code : CIA4U Grade: 12 Credit Value: 1 Course Hours: 110 Policy Document : The Ontario Curriculum, Grade 11 and 12, Canadian and World Studies, 2005 Materials for the Course: Required Textbook – Angelo Bolotta et al. Economics Now: Analyzing Current Issues , (ISBN 0-19-541445-4 © 2002) Oxford University Press Canada Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities Course Description: This course investigates the nature of the competitive global economy and explores how individuals and societies can gain the information they need to make appropriate economic decisions. Students will learn about the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, apply economic models and concepts to interpret economic information, assess the validity of statistics, and investigate marketplace dynamics. Students will use economic inquiry and communication skills to analyse current economic issues, make informed judgements, and present their findings. Assessment and Evaluation Components: 70% formative and 30% summative assessment as follows: Thinking and Inquiry 15% Homework In class assignments Quizzes Communication 15% Chapter Presentation Knowledge/Understanding 20% Unit Tests Application 20% Independent Study Assignment TOTAL FORMATIVE 70% Final Cumulative Exam 30% TOTAL SUMMATIVE 30%
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2 Considerations for Program Planning: Increasing reliance on technology and information technologies in society and the workplace makes it essential for students to develop information literacy skills. This course achieves this through projects and assignments that involve a significant degree of computer-based research requiring students to become familiar with the steps involved in acquiring and identifying relevant information. As part of the over-arching goal of language across the curriculum in CIMP, this course emphasizes
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course ECON CIA4U taught by Professor Sydneywong during the Summer '10 term at Sunway University College.

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CIA4U Fall 2009 - Canadian Pre-University Programme Course Outline Sunway University College Canadian International Matriculation Programme No 5

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