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Course SummaryThis AP European history textbook replacement course covers all of the topics in a standard AP European history textbook. The lessons offer a convenient way for students to study, interactive materials for teachers to engage their classes, and an effective alternative to expensive or outdated textbooks.
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Any instructor who teaches AP European history can consider this textbook replacement course an excellent resource for their classroom. The lessons in the course provide high quality instruction and cover the same or even more information than that found in most AP European history textbooks.
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The short, engaging video lessons on topics like the Scientific Revolution and Napoleon's empire are perfect for briefly introducing an AP European history topic and initiating class discussion. The chapter and lesson structure is similar to traditional history textbooks, making a transition to digital learning simple and straightforward. Just like you'd assign textbook reading assignments, you can assign one or more video lessons to your students conveniently through the website and even review them in class to initiate discussion or class projects.
- Identify the chapter in this course that corresponds with your curriculum or lesson plan.
- Assign one or more of the short and engaging video lessons as homework.
- In class, engage students in discussions and/or interactive activities that focus on the lesson topics.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your students' understanding of Renaissance art, the Holy Roman Empire and German fascism.
- Submit questions, feedback or suggestions to our expert instructors from your Dashboard.
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- Cost Effective: Using our AP European History Textbook course can save schools hundreds if not thousands of dollars typically spent on physical textbooks.
- Differentiated Instruction: Lessons give teachers the opportunity to fit each student's individual needs - through video lessons, lesson transcripts and assessment quizzes.
- Engaging Content: Unlike dry textbook instruction, our lessons bring Russian history, the First Industrial Revolution and other AP European history topics to life while providing a high level of quality education.
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Using the Course
Using the course is simple. You can find any topic you're currently studying in your AP European history class, or if your school uses this course in the classroom, you can get your assignments through links sent by your teacher via email. Even if your school uses traditional textbooks, you'll find this course offers a great supplement and brings AP European history lessons to life. The short videos give you an easy, fun and helpful way to better understand and absorb European history events, key figures, dates and concepts.
- Identify the European history topics you're studying in class, or click on the lesson links sent to you.
- View the short and engaging AP European history video lessons.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your understanding of topics like the Hapsburg Dynasty, Spanish empires and revolutionary movements.
- Submit questions to our expert instructors for additional help with any European history topic covered in the course.
Why It Works
Our AP European history course supports your individual learning style and your lifestyle. Check out some of the helpful and practical ways this course can be valuable to you as well as the advantages to having a complete resource to complement your classroom lessons.
- Fun Videos: Our lessons entertain while they teach you about the Reformation, the 1920's and post-war Europe.
- Helpful Instructors: In addition to being subject-matter experts in European history, our instructors are available to help you with any questions you have related to the course.
- Accessible: You can access this European history course and view the video lessons from any computer or mobile device from home or on the go.
- Learn Your Way: Whether you learn better through discussion, viewing the video or reading the lesson transcript, we've got you covered.
- Keeping Up in Class: If you need to miss class or don't quite understand a European history concept, you can use this course to make sure you don't fall behind.
- The Renaissance timeline and events
- Art and literature of the Renaissance
- The Reformation
- Religious wars
- New world explorers and conquests in Asia
- Monarchical nation states
- English history and revolutions
- The Enlightenment
- 18th-century alliances and powers
- Napoleon and the French Revolution
- Unification efforts of the 19th century
- European industrialization and imperialism in the late 1800's
- World War I events
- Russia's position after World War I
- 1920's and 1930's events and economies
- Fascism's history
- World War II leaders and battles
- Post-war European activities
- The Cold War in Europe
- Integration and European Union expansion
- Components of the AP European history exam
- Methods for developing and writing essays for the exam
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