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Course Overview Modules for AP World History Teachers

The following videos and presentations give you a guided tour of the AP Program and the AP World History course and exam.

To get the most out of this overview, watch these modules in the order they're listed below. (If you're interested in just one topic or pressed for time, you can always watch the modules individually, jump to a particular topic within a module, or save your place and return later.)

Some of these modules are being revised to align with the 2017-18 AP history course and exam updates.

1 Welcome and Introduction

In this video, you'll get an introduction to AP and learn about the design of AP courses from Trevor Packer, Senior Vice President of AP and Instruction; John Williamson, Vice President of AP Curriculum and Instruction; and Jay McTighe, education consultant and author of Understanding by Design. (15 min)


2 Course Framework

Learn about the components of the AP World History course framework and how they fit together.

This module is currently unavailable while it undergoes revisions.

AP World History Curriculum Framework

3 Assessment

Learn all about the AP World History Exam.

This module is currently unavailable while it undergoes revisions.

AP World History Assessment

4 Instructional Approaches

Learn practical ways to implement the course framework in your classroom.

This module is currently unavailable while it undergoes revisions.



6 Resources

Learn about the variety of resources available to AP World History teachers. (4 min)

Topics include:

  • Course home page
  • Online and in-person professional development
  • Teacher community

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