She earned her Ph D in American History from the University of Oregon in 2013. For your course and AP exam, you will need to write three kinds of essays: document-based, continuity and change-over-time, and comparative.
She received numerous research and writing awards for her scholarship. Carrie Adkins is part of the wiki How team and works with writers and editors on research, sourcing, and content creation.
Mary Beth Norton, Mary Donlon Alger Professor of American History at Cornell University and president of the association, said Wednesday that it was her personal opinion that "the key point is to have sufficient time before 1450 for teachers to address world historical developments prior to European exploration and expansion." And a start date of 1200 "should accomplish that goal," she said.
"I appreciate the responsiveness to critics shown by this change." The 1200-forward timeline was one idea floated by the board's AP World History test-development committee, which includes college and university faculty members.
Responding to criticism of its earlier plan to begin the Advanced Placement World History exam around the year 1450, the College Board on Wednesday announced that it would begin the test with questions starting at about 1200.
The board also committed to offering a second AP world history course focused on the ancient world, in another apparent compromise to those who said that a single world history course focused on the modern era risked being too Eurocentric.
"It's all about context," adds Carrie Adkins, Ph D in History.
"Before you even start reading, you want to know as many of the basics as possible.
Not only would that be a loss for education, they said, but also for nonwhite students who saw themselves reflected in the study of diverse peoples.
“The current AP World History course and exam attempt to cover 10,000 years of human history -- from the Paleolithic Era to the present,” the board said in its Wednesday announcement, summing up the problem.