APSI: AP World History for New Teachers, Week 3, Option 2

Within this four-day institute, participants will preview and review the World History College Board course and exam description.

Lovett Hall at Rice University with sunshine

Participants will have all the necessary information to successfully begin an Advanced Placement World History course.  In addition to course coverage, ideas and tips for beginning and planning a new course will be shared by the instructor.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CCR42837 Eric Hahn On-campus 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Instructor: Eric Hahn

Eric Hahn has been teaching since 1986, and he has been in the Advanced Placement program since 1996.  He has taught both Advanced Placement United States History and Advanced Placement World History and has been an essay reader and/or table leader for the College Board program for the past twenty-one years.  He completed his bachelor's degree at Antioch College, and earned his Ph.D. from St. Louis University in Curriculum and Instruction in 1999.  Eric has been a consultant for the College Board since 1997.  Eric served as both department chair and k-12 curriculum coordinator for his school district while teaching AP courses.  During this time, he helped begin a program designed to boost enrollment and success for African American and Hispanic students.  He received recognition as a Peabody Leaders in Education Award, World Affairs Council Teacher of the Year, the Benjamin Hooks Excellence in Education Award, and Outstanding Educator from the University of Chicago. Eric likes to travel, enjoys bicycling, reading and is involved in the crazy hobby of beekeeping.

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: July 31, 2018

End Date: Aug. 03, 2018

Schedule: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Length: Tuesday-Friday

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $555 Tuition includes College Board Exam Resources, course materials, parking and lunch.

Early Registration: $505 if registering by April 9

Late Registration: $605 if registering after June 25

Continuing Professional Education (CPE): 30

  • A copy of school's textbook if available
  • A school calendar for the 2018-2019 school year
  • A laptop or notepad for sharing and creating lessons