Lighthouse Academy Canada

Lighthouse Academy Canada

ICS4U: Computer Science

Grade: Grade 12
Caredit Hour: 1
Type: University
Prerequisites: Introduction to Computer Science, Grade 11, University Preparation
Asynchronous Learning – $479 Synchronous Learning – $779

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This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills in computer science. Students will use modular design principles to create complex and fully documented programs, according to industry standards. Student teams will manage a large software development project, from planning through to project review. Students will also analyse algorithms for effectiveness. They will investigate ethical issues in computing and further explore environmental issues, emerging technologies, areas of research in computer science, and careers in the field.

Course Units

Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines

Assessment and evaluation are based on the provincial expectations and levels of achievement outlined in the provincial curriculum document for each subject in secondary school. A wide range of assessment and evaluation opportunities allows students to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways. This information provides the basis for reporting student grades on the Provincial Report Card. Achievement (reflected in a final mark) will be calculated using the following categories:

Communication: 25%

Knowledge/Understanding: 25%

Thinking: 25%

Application: 25%

Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines

The student’s grade for the term marks will be based on the most consistent achievement with emphasis on the most recent within each category. Students will also receive descriptive feedback as part of the learning process which may not be assigned a mark. Final Mark = 70% Term + 30% Final Evaluation