Teaching AP® Art History

EDUC X 394.05
This online course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are designing an AP® Art History course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program.
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What you can learn.

  • Understand the benefits, and challenges of an AP® Art History course
  • Learn about the AP® program, timing, and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course
  • Learn about the AP® program, timing, and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course
  • Learn strategies for teaching and testing AP®-quality, multiple-choice questions, and free-response essays
  • Create your own syllabus for a two-semester AP® Art History course
  • Get recommendations on curriculum and book selection, source books, audiovisuals, and web-based learning opportunities

About this course:

This 45-hour equivalent online course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are designing an AP® art history course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program. The course explains the design, benefits, and challenges of the AP® art history course. Topics include timing and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course to able high school students and how to create a classroom experience that maximizes learning. Instruction provides an explanation of the AP® art history exam and gives tips for teaching and testing AP®-quality multiple-choice questions, short answers, and the non-Western art essay. The course also explains textbook selection, how to create and store an art-slide collection, and selecting other audiovisuals. This course is particularly useful for the new AP® teacher who may have students who historically have been underrepresented in AP® programs, including high school sophomores.

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