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    CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 

     

    Course #22244

    Half Year

    ½ Credit

    Available to Grades 11-12

     

    The purpose of this course is to use current events and connected issues to instill in students an awareness of self of how fit in today’s global community. Students will study the world around them by examining news trends, various cultural perspectives and major subjects of the time period. Instructional methods may include lectures, readings, research, discussion, debate, interviews and guest speakers, with a particular emphasis on class discussion, writing, as well as independent and collaborative research.