AP World History
Course description: The AP World History course provides a lens through which to understand history and a foundation from which to view the complexities of today’s global arena. The general contours of our AP World History course, in terms of content covered and skills developed, are shaped by the five themes and the habits of mind that are outlined in the course description provided by the College Board. These overarching themes and the habits of mind foster critical thinking and encourage students to develop their own abilities and to truly be part of the learning process. Download a copy of the College Board’s course description of AP World History (PDF).
Teacher: Dan Viles, Nokomis HS. Dan has been a teacher at Nokomis Regional High School for nine years, and has taught AP World History for seven years. He believes AP is not so much a measure of intellect, but of curiosity, and encourages anyone with a love of history to take the course.
Suggested student preparation: Nothing specific.
Start date: September 3, 2013
End date: one week following the AP Exam for this course.
How to enroll: More information on enrolling students in this course.