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UExcel World Population: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Get ready for the UExcel World Population exam in a few short weeks with this convenient online study guide course. The course's video lessons and practice quizzes are designed to help you quickly review all of the world population topics you'll need to know for the exam.
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8 chapters in UExcel World Population: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Demography & World Population {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[308283].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is Demography? - Definition & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Demographic Transition? - Definition & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Changes in Demographic Rates & Population Distribution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - World Population Trends & Patterns Throughout History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Population Density Around the World Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29874].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29874].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Population Data Sources: Census, Vital Statistics & Surveys Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Find Demographic Information Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Do Businesses Use Demographic Data? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Use of Demographic Analysis in Social Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Use of Demographic Analysis in Political Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Sex Ratio: Definition, Calculations & Interpretations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Using Population Pyramids to Interpret & Understand Population Momentum Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Age Stratification & Cohort Flow: Definitions & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Dependency Ratio: Definition, Calculations & Interpretations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Population Projections: Definition & Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Demographic Balancing Equation, Natural Increase & Net Migration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Thomas Malthus' Theory of Human Population Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Marxist vs. Malthusian Theories of Population Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Ester Boserup & Population Growth Theory: Biography & Comparisons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Julian Simon's Theory of Population Growth: Biography & Comparisons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Perspectives of Population Growth: Easterlin, Davis & Mill Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53748].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53748].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Measurements of Fertility: Terms, Calculations & Interpretations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Fertility Measuring Tools: Child-Woman Ratio, Age-Specific & Marital Fertility Rates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Population Patterns in Natural vs. Controlled Fertility Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53752].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53752].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Proximate Determinants Framework of Human Fertility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Proximate Determinants of Fertility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Supply-Demand Models of Fertility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Demographic Transition Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Diffusion of Innovation: Theory, History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Contemporary Trends of World Fertility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53758].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53758].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Examples of High Fertility: India, Mexico & Jordan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Rapid Population Growth: Consequences & Prevention Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Family Planning: Definition, Programs & Efficacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Fertility Decline in Industrialized Countries: Trends & Preconditions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Low Fertility in Populations: Definitions & Explanations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53763].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53763].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Very Low Fertility Rates: Policies & Solutions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Community Problems Associated with Very Low Fertility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Fertility Policies & Their Ethical Implications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Measures of Life Expectancy & Mortality: Terms & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53768].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53768].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Causes of Morbidity & Mortality Across the Life Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Causes of Death, Determinants of Mortality & Mortality Rates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Shiro Horiuchi's Epidemiological Transitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53770].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53770].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Impact of Age, Sex & Cause Structure on Mortality Levels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Explanations for Mortality Decline: Comparisons & Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53772].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53772].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Mortality Trend, Differentials & Determinants Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53773].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53773].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Ethics of Mortality Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Prehistoric Human Migrations: History & Movements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28719].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28719].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Last Ice Age: Thawing Ice and New Human Opportunities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Great Flood and Population Migrations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1009].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1009].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Migrations of Humans Since 1500 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28720].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28720].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Emigration: Definition, Characteristics & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28722].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28722].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - International Migration: Definition, Trends & Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Immigration to the U.S. (1900-2010): Changes & Trends Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53778].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53778].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Internal Migration: Types, Trends & Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Role of Demographic Rates & Population Distribution on Population Health Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Population Distribution: Rural vs. Urban Areas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10346].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10346].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Urban Demography: Definition, Measurements & Trends Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Ethics of Migration Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53782].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53782].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Human Population: Factors that Affect Population Size Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10338].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10338].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Biotic Potential and Carrying Capacity of a Population Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The History of Human Population Growth and Carrying Capacity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Sparsely Populated World Regions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Population Density? - Definition & Measurements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Economic Inequality: Differences in Developed and Developing Nations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Population Characteristics of Highly Developed & Developing Countries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Population Size: Impacts on Resource Consumption Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Urban Population Growth and Compact Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Overpopulation vs. Overconsumption Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Agricultural Revolution: Impacts on the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Industrial Revolution: Impacts on the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10918].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10918].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Industrial Development of Emerging Nations and the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10595].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10595].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Population Growth, the Environment & Environmental Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Population Reference Bureau & the Population Bulletin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - China's Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53792].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53792].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - India's Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53793].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53793].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Mexico's Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Jordan's Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - United Kingdom's Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53796].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53796].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Canada's Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53797].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53797].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - United States' Population Trends, Challenges & Outlook Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53798].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53798].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Future of the World's Population: Trends, Challenges & Outlooks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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