Teaching AP® World History

EDUC X 394.10

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

Starting at $775.00
As few as 5 days

What you can learn.

  • Understand the benefits and challenges of an AP® World History 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® World History course
  • Get recommendations on curriculum and book selection, source books, audiovisuals, and web-based learning opportunities

About this course:

The AP® World History course can appear overwhelming to teachers due to the scope and sequence of the course, but the class has the exciting potential of introducing students to the themes of historical thinking and the patterns of development among the great global civilizations. This course will help teachers organize an Advanced Placement class that guides students through the historical thinking skills of cause and effect, change and continuity, comparison and contrast, and analysis of primary sources. Teachers will develop a thematic approach for analyzing the histories of all the great global civilizations, develop methods and approaches that will engage and excite students in forming historical interpretations and evaluations about the developments of these civilizations, and help students develop their own historical argumentation and interpretation.

Summer 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: James Zucker
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ENROLL BY: Jun 19, 2023
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Registration for the AP courses is a two-step process:

Step 1: Register for your AP® Summer Institute course(s) on the UCLA Extension Online College Board website.

Step 2: Once registered with the College Board, please click “Enroll Now”, above and follow the prompts to checkout and pay for your course. You will be enrolling in the course and paying the course fee to UCLA Extension.

A digital, downloadable version of the College Board workbook will be provided prior to the class start date. The cost of the digital text is included in the course fee.

If hardcopies are preferred, teachers can purchase hard copies of CED on CB Public store for $35 at the College Board Store, here: https://store.collegeboard.org/sto/enter.do

In the event of refunding out of the class, there is a $70 nonrefundable amount to cover the cost of workbook, in addition to the standard $30.00 nonrefundable amount, totaling a $100.00 nonrefundable amount.

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If you have any questions about this registration process, please email onlineccc@unex.ucla.edu.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 21, 2023

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