Teaching AP® American Government

EDUC X 394.07

This online course includes intensive sessions that are designed for teachers who are creating an AP® Government and Politics course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program.

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Summer
Online
Starting at $775.00
As few as 6 weeks
4.5

What you can learn.

  • Understand the benefits and challenges of an AP® Government course
  • Learn about the AP® program, timing, and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course
  • Get tips on establishing a classroom experience that inspires students to do their best work
  • Learn strategies for teaching and testing AP®-quality, multiple-choice questions, and free-response essays
  • Create your own syllabus for a two-semester AP® American Government course
  • Get recommendations on curriculum and book selection, source books, audiovisuals, and web-based learning opportunities

About this course:

This 45-hour equivalent course includes intensive sessions that are designed for teachers who are creating an AP® government and politics course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program. Administrators and AP® coordinators should find this course useful, as it explains the design, benefits, and challenges of an AP® government and politics high school course. Topics include a history of The College Board's AP® program, timing and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course, and establishing a government and politics classroom experience that maximizes teaching and learning. The government and politics exam (offered each May) is explained, and tips for teaching and testing AP®-quality multiple-choice questions and the free-response essays are provided. Participants conclude by creating their own syllabus for a two-semester AP® government and politics course. Tips on textbook selection, source books, audio-visuals, and web-based learning opportunities are provided. The course particularly focuses on both new and experienced AP® teachers who may have classes composed of students who historically have been underrepresented in AP® courses. College Board materials are the basis for readings, and hands-on assignments should prove useful and practical for teachers who are setting up a government and politics course.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Eugene Chase
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Fee:
$775.00
69 days left. Enroll by Jun 8, 2020
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Notes

College Board workbook to be mailed prior to class start date. There is a $70 nonrefundable amount to cover the cost of workbook, in addition to the standard $30.00 nonrefundable amount.

When enrolling please provide a valid street address where a Federal Express shipment can be accepted and a telephone number; P.O. box addresses cannot be used except when military addresses are involved. APO, FPO, etc addresses are acceptable.

*College Board, AP, Advanced Placement Program, and the acorn Logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

Enrollment limited. $100.00 nonrefundable 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 26, 2020

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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