World History

Course Description:

Learning Outcomes and Course Objectives
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
• Align your instruction with the goals of the AP course.
• Identify the skills and knowledge that the exam will assess and identify the tasks and materials for which students might need more preparation.
• Draft a syllabus that meets the curricular requirements for the course.
• Make equitable access a guiding principle in designing instruction.

 

Suggested Materials

 

Workshop Agenda

Monday

AM

Understanding the course

  • Equity and Access
  • The AP mindset
  • Using the unit guides, themes and historical reasoning skills

PM

Historical Argumentation

Unit planning for 1200-1450 CE

Tuesday

AM

Test Strategies: Multiple Choice (MCQs)

Using student notetaking to improve test performance

PM

Test Strategies: Short Answer Questions (SAQs)

Unit planning for 1450-1750 CE

Wednesday

AM

Primary Source Analysis

Test strategies: How to teach the DBQ

PM

Scoring the DBQ

Unit planning for 1750-1900 CE

Thursday

AM

Test strategies: How to teach the LEQ

Scoring the LEQ

PM

College Board online resources

  • Personal Progress Checks
  • Test Bank

Syllabus creation and AP Audit process

Unit planning for 1900-present

 

Questions?

Phone: 253-535-8790
Fax: 253-535-7184
Email: profdev@plu.edu

Instructor Biography