Ch 36: GACE History: Contemporary Global Developments & Concerns

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We can show you all the important aspects of contemporary global developments and concerns, so you can prepare for the GACE History exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you two different ways of reviewing the material so you can answer related questions on the exam correctly.

GACE History: Contemporary Global Developments and Concerns - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can be a major part of your review efforts as you study what you learned in college about contemporary global developments and concerns, in preparation for the GACE History exam. The videos go over all the important points you need to know, including:

  • Migration in the contemporary world
  • Women's advancement and progress
  • World crises and the technological revolution
  • Issues of global security
  • Terrorism
  • The problem of ethnic cleansing
  • World organizations and global problems
  • Growth of international organizations

Our experienced instructors guide you through these subjects, pointing out the highlights, to make studying for the exam easier and more efficient. In addition to our brief videos, you'll find quizzes, transcripts and a chapter exam. You can also re-watch key points in each video using the timelines. Having different approaches to the material means it is presented more than once, in various ways, increasing the likelihood that you will retain it.

Objectives of the GACE History: Contemporary Global Developments and Concerns Chapter

The GACE History exam features two separate tests that can be taken all at once or on different days. You need to pass both in order to be licensed as a teacher in the state of Georgia. Topics from this chapter could be asked about on Test I's Subarea II on world history from 1450 CE to the present. This subarea accounts for 60% of the test questions on Test I. Practice answering questions like the ones on the exam by completing the self-assessment quizzes that come with the videos. Doing so is also a good way of checking on how well your review is progressing.

The exam is made up entirely of selected-response questions. You will read passages and questions and see an array of answer possibilities. From these, you must choose the single correct response.

8 Lessons in Chapter 36: GACE History: Contemporary Global Developments & Concerns
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Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

1. Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

This lesson will seek to explain modern migration. In doing so, it will highlight labor migration, urbanization, and forced migration. It will also highlight the term diaspora.

Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

2. Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

In this lesson, we will take a look at the advancement of women's rights during the 19th and early 20th centuries. We'll learn about the key events and themes surrounding the 'first wave' of the feminist movement and see how they impacted society.

A World in Crisis and a Technological Revolution

3. A World in Crisis and a Technological Revolution

In this lesson, you will explore the modern problems and solutions of a globalized world. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz about the benefits and risks of the information age.

Global Security Issues & Concerns

4. Global Security Issues & Concerns

In this lesson, you'll explore both the modern security issues of the global community and the efforts to prevent problems and maintain security. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Terrorism Around the World

5. Terrorism Around the World

In this lesson, you'll explore the major terrorist threats of the modern world, including both al-Qaeda and ISIL. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Ethnic Cleansing: Definition & Examples

6. Ethnic Cleansing: Definition & Examples

This lesson will explain the tragedy of ethnic cleansing. In doing so, it will highlight examples from the 1990s, the Holocaust, the Spanish Inquisition, and even the ancient world.

Organizations Established to Address Global Concerns

7. Organizations Established to Address Global Concerns

In this lesson, you will explore how international organizations have developed to address concerns in an increasingly globalized world. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Growth of International Organizations: History, Events, and Trends

8. Growth of International Organizations: History, Events, and Trends

In this lesson, we explore the growth of international organizations since the 1990s, especially the proliferation of trade deals and the expanding reach of existing organizations like the UN, NATO, and the EU.

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