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Content and Methods for Teaching Advanced Placement Biology

Content and Methods for Teaching Advanced Placement Biology

Course Number: BIOL X403.5

3 units

This course covers curriculum content, strategies, criteria and materials for teaching Advanced Placement Biology. You will discuss content covered in the three major topics of an AP Biology course:

  • molecules and cells
  • heredity and evolution
  • organisms and population

You will also explore strategies to improve your students' performances, and help them think about both broad and specific concepts to better express their knowledge and understanding of Biology.

Important Information:

  • This AP Summer Institute is endorsed by the College Board Advanced Placement Program. Includes breakfast, lunch, College Board materials, and parking.
  • College Board Scholarship recipients cannot register online. To register as a scholarship recipient, please mail or fax your completed Enrollment Form along with a Copy of your Letter of Commitment and Award Letter to Student Services. Please note that you will be invoiced for the total amount due if payment from the College Board is not received by the course start date. The registration for Scholarship Recipients may be processed for credit or non-credit.
  • School districts enrolling participants for APSI courses should pay for the non-credit fee. Non-credit registration is only available via a phone call with Student Services (951-827-4105) if paying with debit/credit card, OR by mail or by fax with a completed Enrollment Form. District POs cannot be processed online. Send POs along with a completed Enrollment Form for each participant to Student Services by mail or fax.
  • Participants registered for non-credit by school districts who wish to pay the additional $150 fee to receive credit (3 quarter units) should contact Student Services. The deadline to pay for credit is July 16,2019. A letter grade will be awarded to participants registered for credit (assignments due to receive credit will vary between courses).
  • Further detailed information regarding the course will be emailed to participants a few weeks before the course start date. 
  • Early Bird registration ($50 discount) expires on June 10, 2019. Enrollment form(s) and payment method must be received by Student Services prior to the expiration date, or the discount will be voided.
  • School District Discount ($70 off each registration) available when registering 4 or more participants on the same PO. For District discount codes,  contact the APSI Program Coordinator. District discounts are NOT available for online registration. District POs cannot be processed online. Send POs along with a completed Enrollment Form for each participant to Student Services by mail or fax.
  • APSI Enrollment Form
  • APSI Program Information and Refund Policy

Contact Information:

  • APSI Program Coordinator: Lizbeth Gonzalez / Telephone: 951-827-1658 / lgonzalez@ucx.ucr.edu
  • Mailing Address: UCR Extension, 1200 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92507-4596
  • Student Services: FAX: 951-827-7273  /  Telephone: 951-827-4105

Available Sections

Starting Jul 15

191EDJ001

Starting Jul 15
191EDJ001

Course Fees

$975 Early Bird Discount ends on Jun 10
$1025 after Jun 10

Instructor

Maureen Jimenez [ bio ]

close [x] Maureen E. Jimenez, M.Ed., Teacher, Corona-Norco Unified School District, has taught AP Biology for 18 years, is an AP Exam Grader, Examination Reader, Table Leader, Question Leader and part of the Leadership Team. Ms. Jimenez is a College Board-Endorsed Consultant.

Schedule:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Jul 15 - Jul 18, 2019

APSI check-in will take place at the UCR Extension Center, Conference Room E located at 1200 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92507 at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019. Parking permits and classroom number/location will be provided during check-in.

4 Meetings

Location:

Campbell Hall

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Section Notes:

$975 Early Bird Fee if registered by June 10, 2019 / $1,025 after. This AP Summer Institute has been endorsed by the College Board Advanced Placement Program. Institute fee includes breakfast, lunch, College Board materials, and parking.

Registering online automatically includes the credit ($150) fee. To register for non-credit ONLY, please contact Student Services at 951-827-4105.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"College Board Bundle (included with course)"

ISBN:

Prerequisites

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 191EDJ001

Dates: Jul 15 - Jul 18, 2019

Time: 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Instructor: Maureen Jimenez

Textbook: Mandatory
"College Board Bundle (included with course)"

ISBN:

Location: Campbell Hall

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