Reminder
Reminder
November 2017

The initial publication of the AP Course Ledger launches November 1. The Ledger is the official listing of AP courses authorized to use the AP designation. Be sure to submit materials for new courses and/or renew previously authorized courses before January 31, 2018 to ensure their inclusion in the 2017-18 AP Course Ledger.

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Teacher > AP Research

Offering AP Research

AP Research can only be taught as part of the larger AP Capstone™ program. This course may only be offered to students at schools where teachers have completed the required professional development. High schools have already been selected for participation in the 2017-18 academic year. Schools interested in offering AP Capstone in the 2018-19 academic year will need to complete the application process. For information on AP Research visit Advances in AP.

Visit the AP Capstone website to learn more about how to participate in this program.

 

Course and Exam Description acrobat
Describes in detail the AP course and exam. Includes the curriculum framework and a representative sample of exam questions.

Review this resource to establish your understanding of the objectives and expectations of the AP course and exam.

 

Syllabus Development Guide acrobat
Includes the guidelines reviewers use to evaluate syllabi along with three samples of evidence for each requirement. This guide also specifies the level of detail required in the syllabus to receive course authorization.

Curricular/Resource Requirements
Identifies the set of curricular and resource expectations that college faculty nationwide have established for a college-level course.

Example Textbook List
Includes a sample of AP college-level textbooks that meet the content requirements of the AP course.

Four Annotated Sample Syllabi
Provide examples of how the curricular requirements can be demonstrated within the context of actual syllabi.

Review these resources to ensure that you have included the required level of detail in your syllabus to successfully complete the course audit.

News and Updates

Learning List


The College Board has partnered with Learning List to provide independent instructional materials review services for schools and districts for several redesigned and new subjects. More information about the alignment of each textbook is provided on the relevant example textbook lists. The Example Textbook Lists which were reviewed by Learning List are for Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, Physics 1 and 2, Research, Seminar, U.S History and World History.

 
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