Ch 35: The 21st Century: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The 21st Century chapter of this High School World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about contemporary history. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving the 21st century required in a typical high school world history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other world history work.
  • Identify the 21st century concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our world history tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the 21st century and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the World Trade Organization (WTO), technological revolutions, population migration or any other 21st century topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their 21st century unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in world history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about the 21st century simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live world history tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about the 21st century on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the pros and cons of globalization.
  • Explain the purpose of the World Trade Organization.
  • Describe the effects of outsourcing.
  • Take a look at examples of gender diversity and cultural diversity in the workplace.
  • Explain how agricultural and free trade could reduce poverty in developing nations.
  • Learn how microfinance helps entrepreneurs and small business.
  • Examine the pros and cons of technological revolutions.
  • Discuss the use and purpose of social media and online communities.
  • Describe the impact of world migration into developed nations.
  • Take a look at the changes that may lead to a global culture.
  • Explore the challenges that we face in the 21st century.

13 Lessons in Chapter 35: The 21st Century: Tutoring Solution
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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

1. Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Cultural diversity is a form of appreciating the differences in individuals. The differences can be based on gender, age, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social status. Companies have realized the value in acquiring a diverse workforce.

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

2. Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Gender diversity deals with equal representation of men and women in the workplace. In this lesson, we will explore trends and issues with gender diversity in the modern workforce.

The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy

3. The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy

In this lesson, we discover two labor trends of the 21st century: outsourcing and migrant labor. Both of these trends help keep producers' costs down, but their effects will likely be debated throughout the 21st century.

Using Agriculture to Aid Developing Countries

4. Using Agriculture to Aid Developing Countries

In this lesson, we explore the recent push by international organizations for developing countries to open up their agricultural sectors to global markets. Proponents and critics of the program abound.

Microfinance for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

5. Microfinance for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

In this lesson, we define what microfinancing is and explore the uses and goals of this incredibly new and exciting form of economic assistance geared toward helping those in the third world.

Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages

6. Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages

In this lesson, we explore a few of the technological innovations that have helped create the 21st-century world and will likely change our world throughout the century.

Social Media and Online Communities: Popularity, Use & Purpose

7. Social Media and Online Communities: Popularity, Use & Purpose

In this lesson, we explore the new and ever-changing environment of social media platforms, as well as detailing some of its uses and some of its purported dangers.

The Evolution of Portable Media Devices & Cell Phone Technology

8. The Evolution of Portable Media Devices & Cell Phone Technology

In this lesson, we discuss the development of portable media devices and cell phones in the 1980s, 1990s, and 21st century, and how the smart phone may trump them all.

21st Century Population Migration in a New World

9. 21st Century Population Migration in a New World

In this lesson, we broadly explore the current demographics and economic realities of the world and the driving engines behind the likely migrations which will occur in the 21st century.

A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism

10. A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism

In this lesson we explore the concepts of globalization and cultural imperialism, two important issues that have only just begun to shape the 21st-century world.

Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns

11. Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the issues that face both the Western world and the globalized community in the 21st century - issues whose outcomes will greatly affect society and the world.

The Global Economy: Advantages, Expansion & Impact

12. The Global Economy: Advantages, Expansion & Impact

This lesson will explain the concept of economic globalization. We will look at both its positive and negative effects while also highlighting the terms 'import,' 'export,' and 'capital flight.'

The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members

13. The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members

Find out what the World Trade Organization is and what it hopes to accomplish. Learn about the history of this organization and who some of the current members are.

Chapter Practice Exam
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