Teaching an Advanced Placement Course 2023

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This two semester-hour graduate course is provided for DoDEA teachers who complete all requirements of a College Board-endorsed 2023 Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) for an AP course and submit a course syllabus for authorization in the Advanced Placement Course Audit.

Note: For certification in any AP course, DoDEA requires secondary certification in the corresponding academic discipline in addition to completion of the corresponding College Board-endorsed AP Summer Institute training.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA AP Educators.

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What You Will Learn

  • Alignment of instruction with the goals of the corresponding course
  • Development of the course syllabus with a scope and sequence to meet College Board requirements and prepare students for the AP exam
  • Effective instructional and assessment methods, including use of AP Classroom
  • Strategies to teach disciplinary reading, writing, and quantitative skills as appropriate
  • Techniques to motivate students to engage in rigorous coursework
  • Strategies to make equitable access a guiding principle in designing instruction


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.