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: Dr. Anthony O. Gyapong has been an Associate Professor of Economics at Penn State University-Abington Campus for over 15 years where he teaches both Introductory Macroeconomics and Introductory Microeconomics. He is a former Advanced Placement examination Reader in Economics. Anthony has 10 years as Consultant for the College Board as an AP Workshop Instructor or 1/2 day and full day seminars as well as Summer Institutes.
Course Number: EDU 524 section: TBA
(3 graduate credits or 2 in-service credits)
July 11 - July 14; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Suffolk Center, 7180 Republic Airport, Farmingdale
Tuition and Fees: Graduate: $900 or In-Service: $795
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 $795 (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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