AP Symposium

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The AP Symposium on History was held this past October and gave participants the opportunity to review changes made to AP courses and exams in European History, United States History, and World History. Participants received an overview on the philosophy and impact of the AP History redesign process with topics including:

  • Background on the recent redesign of the courses from conception to current status
  • How AP courses and are developed in a high school setting to deliver rigor aligned with higher education learning outcomes.
  • AP Exam development and scoring methodology
  • Course-specific, detailed reviews of curriculum frameworks and sample AP Exams in AP European History, AP United States History, and AP World History.

For more information on receiving the materials from the AP Symposium, please email us at aphighered@collegeboard.org