Course DescriptionThis 45-hour equivalent course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are just beginning their experience in teaching an AP® economics course as well as those with experience who are looking for more innovative ways to teach the different concepts associated with AP® economics. Participants are introduced to the AP® economics course requirements and the format of the AP® economics exam through The College Board materials. Modules on different economic topics are covered, and participants develop lesson plans on these topics. Problems and questions from previously released AP® exams are used to relate both micro- and macroeconomics content to the concepts and principles addressed by the exams. The heart of the course focuses on the development of a course syllabus that meets the College Board requirements for recommended AP® economics curriculum.
Course OutlineThis online course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are designing an AP® Economics course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required