- Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development Continuing Education and Professional Development
The course invites you to be instructed in the goals, structures and content of the courses in Micro and Macro economics. The course will include:
• Detailed analysis of the AP Micro and Macro curriculum
• Strategies for teaching various topics
• Resources available for the AP teacher
• Thorough review of the content needed to teach AP economics
The course will conclude with a review of past AP multiple-choice and essay questions as well as the standards established for the grading of the annual exams.
Instructor: Bruce Damasio was the Social Studies department chairperson at Liberty High School in Carroll County, Maryland, where in 1980 he began teaching Social Studies. Bruce was a reader for the AP Economics Exam for the past 20 years and currently conducts numerous training sessions for teachers across the country and in the mid-Atlantic region, as well as, internationally in Russia, Pakistan and Japan.
A past recipient of the Maryland Social Studies Educator of the Year Award and the 2002 NCSS National Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Bruce is also field director for the Maryland Council on Economic Education. Currently, he is teaching and coaching at Liberty High School and running the MAT program for Towson University.
Course Number: EDU 524 section: 11
(3 graduate credits or 2 in-service credits)
July 22-25; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Suffolk Center, 7180 Republic Airport, Farmingdale
Tuition and Fees: Graduate: $900 or In-Service: $750
Application & Registration Instructions
The AP* Summer Institutes may either be taken for 3 graduate credits for $900 (no additional fees) or on a non-credit basis for in-service credits for $750 (no additional fees). You tuition includes: complimentary continental breakfast and lunch each day, approved College Board materials, complimentary textbooks (depending upon the institute) and a binder of handouts from the instructor.
You must attend each day to receive in-service credit. If you are taking the course for graduate credit, in addition to attending the institute each day, there is a project that is due within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the institute.
The registration deadline is three weeks prior to the start date of each institute. Late registration may be possible if space and materials are still available.
The application and registration process differs depending upon the type of credit that you would like to receive. Please click here for either graduate or non-credit (in-service) application and registration procedures.
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