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May 2012

Study Imperialism Using Online Video

A Review of Studying Imperialism Using Online Subtitled Video

Review Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Stars

Using these online subtitled videos to study and learn about Imperialism, you’ll explore and examine the various motives behind, and far-reaching effects of European imperialism in Latin America, India and Africa.

Zane Education’s library of online educational video includes a comprehensive range of World History topics, and today we review the topic of Imperialism.

Imperialism is a curriculum-based topic intended for students of 11 years to Adult age, or Grade 5 and upwards.

Imperialism is presented in 3 videos entitled:

  • A Case History Approach
  • The British in India
  • The Scramble for Africa

Using these online subtitled videos to study and learn about Imperialism, you’ll explore and discover the various motives behind, and far-reaching effects of European imperialism in Latin America, India and Africa.

The objective of these 3 videos on Imperialism is to help the student:

  • Uncover the economic, religious, strategic, and cultural motives that lay behind five centuries of empire-building overseas by European governments and merchants.
  • Explore three case histories of European imperialism on three different continents: the Spanish in Latin America during the 16th and 17th centuries, the British in India during the 18th and 19th centuries, and the territorial division of Africa among European powers at the close of the 19th century.
  • Survey the course of European imperialism from the Age of Exploration to the search for gold and silver mines to the parent country’s quest for wealth and prestige, attributes obtained from the exploitation of the natural resources and labor of its colonial possessions.
  • Examine the far-reaching effects of European imperialism on Third World countries.
  • Understand key words relevant to studying Imperialism including: Afrikaners, apartheid, Boers, Cape of Good Hope, Cecil Rhodes, colony, conquistadors, corvee labor, dissenters, empire, heathens, indigo, mercantilism,New World, scramble for Afica, Third World and “White Man’s Bbrden”.

Sample Video from the World History topic of Imperialism:

Review Comments:

Zane Education‘s unique approach to Visual Learning and the use of subtitled video to teach the topic ‘Imperialism‘ provides an interesting, compelling and enjoyably effective way for kids to study this subject. The use subtitled video enables children to study Imperialism, while at the same time using the subtitles to improve their Reading and Literacy skills – a rare opportunity in education today.

Zane’s approach to the use of online video developed specifically to provide the curriculum-based information about Imperialism and the the various motives behind, and far-reaching effects of European imperialism in Latin America, India and Africa, is a refreshing option to the use of textbooks alone, and the combined use of subtitles with the video allows each child to choose whether to watch, listen to, or read each video presentation – according to their preferred Learning Style.

It provides a wonderfully beneficial experience for the average student, and by providing these choices for kids to process the information according to their level of ability, they make this material on the topic of Imperialism accessible to a wide range of kids with Special Education needs. Of course the use of online educational video also provides the gifted students the opportunity to study at their own speed – which is essential in enabling each child to achieve their greatest potential.

As always Zane Education out-performs other companies in the online educational video market by providing each topic with its own Lesson Plan – which Parents, Teachers and Home Educators can download at no cost, online interactive study tools to ensure that each child can study ‘Imperialism’ thoroughly, and an interactive multiple-choice quiz on the topic.

 

FOOTNOTE:
Zane Education provides a unique and highly beneficial Visual Learning approach to online learning and the K-12 curriculum. All resources are provided free except the use of Zane’s subtitled online video library which is the largest of it’s kind currently available online. A free Registration is required for free Basic Membership and those wishing to use the subtitled video library for it’s curriculum-based content can upgrade to either Bronze, Silver or Gold Membership by purchasing the relevant monthly or annual subscription which starts as low as only $8.99 per month.

 

 

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