:: 2014 AP* Summer Institutes at UT Austin

AP World History for New AP Teachers

Institute Code AP14024
July 21 - 24, 2014, 8:00AM to 4:45PM
UT Thompson Conference Center

This class has reached maximum enrollment and registration is now closed.

Teachers can expect to learn content as well as teaching strategies and pacing. College Board syllabus requirements will be discussed and time will be given for the creation of lessons and in depth discussion of essay writing. The course is designed to be interactive and hands-on. The week will culminate with lesson presentations and participants will leave with a series of lessons from each time period. If time permits, teachers will also create sample multiple choice tests for each time-period.

If at all possible, teachers should bring:

  • a memory stick
  • a copy of the textbook they will be using
  • a calendar


Lead Consultant: Barbara Brun-Ozuna

Barbara Ozuna has taught history in the Fort Worth Independent School District for 15 years. She graduated with a BA in History and Spanish from Texas Christian University in 1990 and while teaching, attended the University of North Texas from where she graduated with a Masters of Arts in History in 1995.

Barbara has taught the AP world history class since its inception in 2001, first piloting the course for the District and then formally proposing its adoption by the school board. Barbara has also spent time on vertical articulation within the discipline, aligning the pre-AP world geography course to the AP world history course and writing its curriculum for the district. Barbara teaches “WHAP” at Paschal high school. She is currently the academic coordinator in addition to continuing her involvement with AP World History. When not kept busy with the course, she is the mom of two kids - Courtland and Sydney - and the wife of a band-director, musician husband.




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