Ch 29: PLACE Elementary Education: Global Concerns

About This Chapter

When was the last time you've studied global concerns like human trafficking or security threats? Well, if it has been awhile, this chapter of vibrant video lessons and quizzes will help refresh your memory of these types of topics for the PLACE Elementary Education exam.

PLACE Elementary Education: Global Concerns - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will find study resources that will help jog your memory of concepts like cultural relativity and human rights. You'll watch brief video lessons that will help you remember global concerns and related concepts. Short, self-assessment quizzes are also at the end of each of the lessons to test the amount of information you've retained. In all, you will be able to use this chapter to study the following:

  • Global health and environmental issues
  • Poverty and population growth
  • Political problems associated with migration
  • Human trafficking and security threats
  • Cultural relativity and human rights

Review the parts of the videos you in which you need to focus by using the timelines. Read through the lesson transcripts to get a better understanding of the concepts discussed within them. In addition to the quizzes, you can also take the chapter and final exams. Contact our instructors if you have questions.

PLACE Elementary Education: Global Concerns Objectives

The content of this chapter's resources can be found in the Social Studies portion of the PLACE Elementary Education exam. It is one of six sections on the exam and contains multiple-choice questions. Be prepared to answer questions that showcase your knowledge of common concerns within world societies.

7 Lessons in Chapter 29: PLACE Elementary Education: Global Concerns
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Types of Global Health Issues

1. Types of Global Health Issues

The following lesson will define what a global health issue is and discuss the cause for their spreading, as well as provide examples of major global health issues. A short quiz will follow the lesson.

Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties

2. Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties

The following lesson defines and then discusses examples of global environmental issues, such as global climate change and pollution. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability

3. Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability

Worldwide poverty is a large issue. In this lesson, we will explore how poverty influences population growth rates and how these things relate to carrying capacity and global sustainability.

Political Issues of Migration: Border Security & Political Asylum

4. Political Issues of Migration: Border Security & Political Asylum

The following lesson will discuss the political issues of migration and its causes, including border security and political asylum. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Global Human Trafficking and Slavery Issues

5. Global Human Trafficking and Slavery Issues

The following lesson addresses the combination of forced labor and global migration, which has led to the modern issues of human trafficking and slavery. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

6. The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

The following lesson describes the steps nations take to secure their borders, as well as threats to national security that come in the form of terrorism and violent crime. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Cultural Relativity, Ethnocentrism & the Rights of Humans

7. Cultural Relativity, Ethnocentrism & the Rights of Humans

This lesson will seek to explain the concepts of ethnocentrism and cultural relativity. In doing so, it will also highlight the role human rights plays in the actual working out of these two concepts amid cultures.

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