Ib Theory of Knowledge Course Book: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme: For the Ib Diploma

Ib Theory of Knowledge Course Book: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme: For the Ib Diploma

Paperback International Baccalaureate

By (author) Eileen Dombrowski, By (author) Lena Rotenberg, By (author) Mimi Bick

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 448 pages
  • Dimensions: 230mm x 276mm x 20mm | 1,240g
  • Publication date: 19 May 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199129738
  • ISBN 13: 9780199129737
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 12,518

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Build confident critical thinkers who can process and articulate complex ideas in relevant, real-life contexts. The inquiry-based approach actively drives independent thought and helps learners explore ideas, questions and perspectives, equipping them with a higher level critical awareness. Developed directly with the IB for the current syllabus. Help learners confidently process, analyze and articulate complex ideas through an inquiry-based approach Enable reflective, critical discussion via classroom activities that provide a rich basis for guided inquiry Encourage an open-minded, analytical perspectives through a methodology firmly grounded in questioning Develop transferable critical thinking skills and enable skills application to the areas of knowledge and the wider world Support balanced comprehension of both the AOKs and the WOKs for a holistic understanding of how knowledge is created Navigate the current syllabus with a clear and logical learning pathway that takes you right from the course aims through to the assessment tasks Drive truly international awareness, with an overall treatment that considers ideas and perspectives from across the globe and their implications for action Developed directly with the IB and written by a specialist in inquiry-based learning, most closely supporting the IB approach to TOK Supporting Skills & Practice book builds all the essential foundations, enabling confidence right from the start About the series: The only DP resources developed directly with the IB, the Oxford IB Course Books are the most comprehensive core resources to support learners through their study. Fully incorporating the learner profile, resources are assessed by consulting experts in international-mindedness and TOK to ensure these crucial components are deeply embedded into learning.

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I've read over a few of the activities and they seemed interesting and engaging. I like the introduction tips at the beginning of the book as well... explaining how the ideas in the book are used to start inquiry and begin discussions. I look forward to reading Skills and Practice! Jamie Lynn, Head of TOK, King High School, Florida I have reviewed the textbook and have found many elements helpful: alignment with the new TOK curriculum, variety of global perspectives and individual voices, wealth of discussion questions or questions for individual thought, and guidance on the assessments. John Martin, TOK Teacher, Paxon School for Advanced Studies, Florida I have to say I like what I see. The book has been revamped completely and I think for the better. I am pleased to see that the language is teenage friendly: direct and with examples that they can relate to. There are a number of examples that I will certainly incorporate into what I do, for example the discussion activity on page 46. Sheta Saha, IB Coordinator, Chatsworth International School, Singapore Your IB books are totally addictive. TOK is our next buy. Thank you for developing such fantastic material. Maggie Prieto, Head of Languages, Bachillerato Alexander Bain, Mexico

Table of contents

1. Recognizing perspectives ; 2. Gaining knowledge ; 3. Seeking truth ; 4. Exchanging knowledge ; 5. Sense perception ; 6. Memory ; 7. Reason ; 8. Language ; 9. Emotion ; 10. Faith ; 11. Imagination ; 12. Intuition ; 13. Sharing knowledge ; 14. Taking compass bearings ; 15. The arts ; 16. Ethics ; 17. History ; 18. Human sciences ; 19. Natural sciences ; 20. Mathematics ; 21. Indigenous knowledge ; 22. Religious knowledge ; 23. Assessment