Aims & Objectives
- explore a real-life/contemporary situation from a TOK perspective in the presentation.
- TOK Presentations!
“Without application in the world, the value of knowledge is greatly diminished.” Consider this claim with respect to two areas of knowledge.
CONTENT (criterion A)- incorporation of Knowledge Issues
CREATIVITY (criterion B)- incorporation of Personal Thought
CRITICAL THINKING (criterion C)- incorporation of arguments and counter-arguments
CLARITY (criterion D)- well-structured essay
What role do emotions play in the development of our personalities? How do our emotional responses interact with other ways of knowing (like reason) to help guide us in making important decisions in our lives?At the end of this time, please turn your attention to the Inside Out Viewing Guide (Access and Complete on Google Classroom). Please enjoy the film and use the viewing guide to reflect on the film's relation to TOK concepts.
Human sciences, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, and economics, are sometimes referred to (often as a pejorative) as "soft sciences" in order to contrast them with the "hard" sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics. What is meant by this characterization? What aspects of these disciplines could be considered "soft" and "hard" respectively?We will begin our discussion next class with your answers to this prompt and the questions below.