Course Title: Canadian and International Politics, Grade 12, University Preparation
Course Code: CPW4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and
world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
Department: Canadian and World Studies

Course Description

This course explores various perspectives on issues in Canadian and world politics. Students will explore political decision making and ways in which individuals, stakeholder groups, and various institutions, including governments, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations, respond to and work to address domestic and international issues. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate issues, events, and developments of national and international political importance, and to develop and communicate informed opinions about them.

Course Outline
  • CPW4U Unit 1 Overview
  • Accessibility to CPW4U Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Similarities and Differences of Political Ideologies (Part 1) (A1.1, B1.1)
  • U1L2 Similarities and Differences of Political Ideologies (Part 2) (A1.1, B1.1)
  • U1L3 Main Ideas of Political Theorists (Part 1) (A1.2, B1.2)
  • U1L4 Main Ideas of Political Theorists (Part 2) (A1.2, B1.2)
  • U1L5 Concept of Nationalism (Part 1) (A1.3, B1.3)
  • U1L6 Concept of Nationalism (Part 2) (A1.3, B1.3)
  • U1L7 Key Policies of Governments (Part 1) (B2.1)
  • U1L8 Key Policies of Governments (Part 2) (B2.1)
  • U1L9 How Conflict Influenced Politics And Relations Since WWI (Part 1) (B2.2)
  • U1L10 How Conflict Influenced Politics And Relations Since WWI (Part 2) (B2.2)
  • U1L11 Role of Pivotal Developments in Diplomacy (B2.3)
  • U1L12 Key Developments Related to Decolonization (Part 1) (B2.4)
  • U1L13 Key Developments Related to Decolonization (Part 2) (B2.4)
  • U1L14 How Economic Factors Influence Politics and Relations (Part 1) (B3.1)
  • U1L15 How Economic Factors Influence Politics and Relations (Part 2) (B3.1)
  • U1L16 How Identities Influence Politics Between Countries (Part 1) (B3.2)
  • U1L17 How Identities Influence Politics Between Countries (Part 2) (B3.2)
  • U1L18 Factors That Influence Politics and Relations Between Countries (Part 1) (B3.3)
  • U1L19 Factors That Influence Politics and Relations Between Countries (Part 2) (B3.3)
  • U1L20 How Domestic Policies Influence Relations (B3.4)
  • U1L21 How Religion Influence Politics and Relations Between Countries (Part 1) (B3.5)
  • U1L22 How Religion Influence Politics and Relations Between Countries (Part 2) (B3.5)
  • U1L23 How Geographic and Environmental Factors Influence Politics (Part 1) (B3.6)
  • U1L24 How Geographic and Environmental Factors Influence Relations (Part 2) (B3.6)
  • Finish and Hand in CPW4U Unit 1 Assignment
  • CPW4U Unit 2 Overview
  • Accessibility to CPW4U Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Significance of Diplomatic Recognition (Part 1) (A1.4, C1.1)
  • U2L2 Significance of Diplomatic Recognition (Part 2) (A1.4, C1.1)
  • U2L3 Significance of Diplomatic Recognition (Part 3) (A1.4, C1.1)
  • U2L4 Significance of Different Classifications Describing Entities (Part 1) (C1.2)
  • U2L5 Significance of Different Classifications Describing Entities (Part 2) (C1.2)
  • U2L6 Strategies Used To Influence Policies of Other Countries (Part 1) (A1.5, C1.3)
  • U2L7 Strategies Used To Influence Policies of Other Countries (Part 2) (A1.5, C1.3)
  • U2L8 Strategies Used To Influence Policies of Other Countries (Part 3) (A1.5, C1.3)
  • U2L9 Dispute Resolution (Part 1) (C1.4)
  • U2L10 Dispute Resolution (Part 2) (C1.4)
  • U2L11 Roles of Intergovernmental Organizations (Part 1) (C2.1)
  • U2L12 Roles of Intergovernmental Organizations (Part 2) (C2.1)
  • U2L13 Roles of Intergovernmental Organizations (Part 3) (C2.1)
  • U2L14 Effects of International Agreements Signed By Canada (Part 1) (A1.6, C2.2)
  • U2L15 Effects of International Agreements Signed By Canada (Part 2) (A1.6, C2.2)
  • U2L16 Effects of International Agreements Signed By Canada (Part 3) (A1.6, C2.2)
  • U2L17 Intergovernmental Cooperation (Part 1) (C2.3)
  • U2L18 Intergovernmental Cooperation (Part 2) (C2.3)
  • U2L19 Intergovernmental Cooperation (Part 3) (C2.3)
  • U2L20 Canada’s Foreign Policy Objectives (Part 1) (C3.1)
  • U2L21 Canada’s Foreign Policy Objectives (Part 2) (C3.1)
  • U2L22 Canada’s Foreign Policy Objectives (Part 3) (C3.1)
  • U2L23 Various Factors Influencing Canada’s Foreign Policy (Part 1) (C3.2)
  • U2L24 Various Factors Influencing Canada’s Foreign Policy (Part 2) (C3.2)
  • Finish and Hand in CPW4U Unit 2 Assignment
  • CPW4U Unit 2 Online Test
  • CPW4U Unit 3 Overview
  • Accessibility to CPW4U Unit 3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Role of Responsible Citizenship in Global Community (Part 1) (A1.7, D1.1)
  • U3L2 Role of Responsible Citizenship in Global Community (Part 2) (A1.7, D1.1)
  • U3L3 Role of Responsible Citizenship in Global Community (Part 3) (A1.7, D1.1)
  • U3L4 Role of Information Technology and Media (Part 1) (A1.8, D1.2)
  • U3L5 Role of Information Technology and Media (Part 2) (A1.8, D1.2)
  • U3L6 Key Challenges of Political Importance (Part 1) (A1.9, D2.1)
  • U3L7 Key Challenges of Political Importance (Part 2) (A1.9, D2.1)
  • U3L8 Key Challenges of Political Importance (Part 3) (A1.9, D2.1)
  • U3L9 Strategies Used to Address Issues of Importance (Part 1) (D2.2)
  • U3L10 Strategies Used to Address Issues of Importance (Part 2) (D2.2)
  • U3L11 Strategies Used to Address Issues of Importance (Part 3) (D2.2)
  • U3L12 Lawful and Unlawful Forms of Political Activism (Part 1) (D2.3)
  • U3L13 Lawful and Unlawful Forms of Political Activism (Part 2) (D2.3)
  • U3L14 Lawful and Unlawful Forms of Political Activism (Part 3) (D2.3)
  • U3L15 Perspective of Individuals and Their Responses to National Issues (Part 1) (D2.4)
  • U3L16 Perspective of Individuals and Their Responses to National Issues (Part 2) (D2.4)
  • U3L17 Effectiveness of Various NGO’s and Social Enterprise Groups (Part 1) (D2.5)
  • U3L18 Effectiveness of Various NGO’s and Social Enterprise Groups (Part 2) (D2.5)
  • U3L19 Importance of Individuals and their Contributions (Part 1) (D3.1)
  • U3L20 Importance of Individuals and their Contributions (Part 2) (D3.1)
  • U3L21 Importance of Individuals and their Contributions (Part 3) (D3.1)
  • U3L22 Objectives of NGOs and Social Enterprise Groups (Part 1) (D3.2)
  • U3L23 Objectives of NGOs and Social Enterprise Groups (Part 2) (D3.2)
  • U3L24 Objectives of NGOs and Social Enterprise Groups (Part 3) (D3.2)
  • Finish and Hand in CPW4U Unit 3 Assignment
  • CPW4U Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to CPW4U Unit 4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Global Balance of Power (Part 1) (A2.1, E1.1)
  • U4L2 Global Balance of Power (Part 2) (A2.1, E1.1)
  • U4L3 Power Distribution in Canada (Part 1) (A2.2, E1.2)
  • U4L4 Power Distribution in Canada (Part 2) (A2.2, E1.2)
  • U4L5 Simlarities and Differences of Government (Part 1) (A2.3, E1.3)
  • U4L6 Simlarities and Differences of Government (Part 2) (A2.3, E1.3)
  • U4L7 Requirements of Democracy (Part 1) (E1.4)
  • U4L8 Requirements of Democracy (Part 2) (E1.4)
  • U4L9 Countries with Supranational Power (Part 1) (E1.5)
  • U4L10 Countries with Supranational Power (Part 2) (E1.5)
  • U4L11 Influence of Communications and Information Technologies (Part 1) (E2.1)
  • U4L12 Influence of Communications and Information Technologies (Part 2) (E2.1)
  • U4L13 Analyzing Globalization in Various Countries (Part 1) (E2.2)
  • U4L14 Analyzing Globalization in Various Countries (Part 2) (E2.2)
  • U4L15 Impact of Multinational Enterprises (Part 1) (E2.3)
  • U4L16 Impact of Multinational Enterprises (Part 2) (E2.3)
  • U4L17 Violations of Human Rights in Canada (Part 1) (E3.1)
  • U4L18 Violations of Human Rights in Canada (Part 2) (E3.1)
  • U4L19 Factors That Limit Ability of International Community to Intervene (Part 1) (E3.2)
  • U4L20 Factors That Limit Ability of International Community to Intervene (Part 2) (E3.2)
  • U4L21 Success and Failure of Canadian and International Agreements (Part 1) (E3.3)
  • U4L22 Success and Failure of Canadian and International Agreements (Part 2) (E3.3)
  • U4L23 Canada’s Ability to Protect Rights and Freedoms of Canadians (E3.3)
  • U4L24 Political Studies and Careers (A2.4)
  • Finish and Hand in Unit 4 Assignment by the end of lesson
  • CPW4U Unit 4 Online Test
  • CPW4U Final Project
  • CPW4U Final Exam
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