Independent research on the academic benefits of the Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition course indicates that not all students receive academic benefits from participating in the course.
In a study with a sample size of over 90,000, the authors found that students who took the AP English Literature and Composition course did not receive any increase in academic achievement unless they also prepared for and took the AP test.
The scoring guides that readers use to rate the essays are developed by experienced readers on site just before the reading begins each June, using some of the actual exam essays.
Since those scoring guides do not exist before the Reading, instructors cannot teach to them but focus instead on encouraging text-based analysis.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY: I: Early interest in behavior and the mind was dominated by Greek philosophers: Socrates (on the nature of the mind); Plato (humans have innate knowledge that is beyond the observati...
Psychology Ap Essays
School: Rham High School Course: CRITICAL T AP Psychol THE FOUNDATION OF PSYCHOLOGY.
On one of the three essays students write as part of the examination, students choose a work of literature they will write about.
Readers of the exam who get an essay on a work they have not read typically pass the essay to a reader who has.
The College Board does not restrict courses by grade.
Students learn and apply methods of literary analysis and write with a variety of purposes to increase precision in expression.