This online course is designed to help AP U.S. History students prepare for their AP exams.
Facilitated by AP U.S. History master teachers, this short course will assist your preparation by providing you with a review of often misunderstood content and test-taking skills and strategies. By the end of this course, students will:
increase familiarity with targeted historical information.
increase recognition of skills necessary to write well and think historically.
apply strategies and techniques learned in this course to the AP Exam.
The 2019 AP U.S History test date is Friday, May 10, 2019. Students will have an opportunity to interact with a master teacher to ask questions and clarify their understanding of the material in an optional online live, synchronous session held Thursday, May 9, 2019.
James Sabathne (MA, NBCT) teaches AP U.S. History and AP World History at Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois. He has served as an AP U.S. History reader, table leader, and exam leader since 2001 and most reently worked as the Co-Chair of the AP U.S. History Test Development Committee. He presented at numerous conferences including AP annual meetings, the American Historical Association annual meeting, Best Practices Night at the AP US reading, and the Organization of American Historians Conference. His publications include: Past Forward: Articles from the Journal of American History Volumes I and II, (Oxford University Press, 2016); Course Planning and Pacing Guide resource for Eric Foner’s Give Me Liberty 3rd Edition, (WW Norton, 2014); Strive For A 5: Preparing for the AP* World History Exam, (Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2013); and is a contributor to Robert Strayer and Eric Nelson’s Ways of the World: A Global History with Sources, 3rd Ed, (Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2016).
Term: Spring/Summer 2019
Start Date: Apr. 26, 2019
End Date: May 10, 2019
Early Registration: $55 if registering by January 31
Late Registration: $85 if registering after April 11
Combo Review Package: A $20 discount is offered for participants who register for an AP Exam Review Online course and the AP Exam Review at Rice. See the NOTES tab for more information.
This course offers an optional online live, synchronous question and answer session. This session will occur Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7-8:30 p.m. Central time.
This course utilizes the Canvas platform and includes the use of high-quality videos and a synchronous session in Blackboard Collaborate. For maximum performance, we recommend these system requirements for the Canvas platform. Additionally, the synchronous sessions in Blackboard Collaborate require a headset with a microphone. If your operating system does not meet the system requirements set forth, we cannot guarantee a quality learning experience. Please verify that your computer meets the minimum requirements prior to registering for the course.
This course is designed as a supplemental review for students preparing for their AP exams. It is not intended to be taken in lieu of an AP course.
Combo Review Package
Participants may receive a $20 discount when registering for any of the six AP Exam Review Online offerings and the AP Exam Review at Rice. Register for the AP Exam Review at Rice here. A discount promo code for the combo package will be provided in the confirmation email when registration is completed for the AP Exam Review at Rice.