Course DescriptionThe 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 amongst the great global civilizations. This 45-hour course will help teachers to 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 thematic approach for analyzing the histories of all the great global civilizations; develop methods and approaches that will engage and excite student in forming historical interpretations and evaluations about the developments of these civilizations, and teachers will help students to develop their own historical argumentation and interpretation.
Course OutlineThis 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.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required