Course description and objectives:
The language of the course is German.
Why History? By learning about their past, students learn to understand their identity, their culture, and the present. However, in a globalized world, it is important to explore the historical events of different world regions to study history from an international perspective and to understand different cultures.
In this course, students are encouraged to think and work like historians. Students participate in the research, interpretation, and analysis of different sources. In this way, they develop their ability to evaluate different perspectives and views on historical events.
The purpose of the Standard Level World History course at IELEV Private High School:
Curriculum outline and content:
At the end of the second year of the program, students take a standardized exam from the IB DP. The following subjects are required in the World History Course:
"Rights and Protests" focuses on struggles for rights and freedoms in the mid-20th century.
Case study 1: Civil rights movement in the United States (1954-1965)
Case study 2: South Africa and apartheid (1948-1964)
Two world history topics:
Students are required to conduct historical research on a topic they are interested in. The topic does not have to be related to the syllabus. The components of historical research are explained in the course. Each student prepares the research individually and is supervised and evaluated by the subject teacher.
Historical Research: This study is first evaluated by the subject teachers at the school and then moderated by the IB assessment experts appointed by the IB. (25%)