KQ Notes Quiz
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What does TOK attempt to answer?
How do I know what I know?
How do they know what they know?
What does TOK evaluate?
evaluates how one knows rather than what one knows
What are mental maps?
include our individual ideas of what is true and what is false, what is reasonable and unreasonable, what is right and what is wrong, etc.
What are mental maps with reference to the Allegory of the Cave?
The "puppets" that contribute to one's beliefs, ideas, or knowledge claims (experience, parents, friends, teachers, books & the media, power/authority figures)
What are the concurrent way that knowledge claims are obtained?
language, perception, reason, emotion
What are the 5 main examples of Second Hand Knowledge?
A. Cultural Tradition, B. school, C. the Internet D. Expert opinion E. the Media
What is cultural tradition?
the practices are paradigms that seems reasonable or normal (familiar, regional, national)
What is school?
a place for knowledge transmission from one generation to the next.
What is indoctrination?
WHAT is taught as opposed to the WAY its taught
What is a pro and a con of the Internet as it relates to TOK?
Pro: speed, accessibility Con: No quality control.
Reliability determined within a matter of seconds
What is Expert Opinion?
used to rely on others' expertise (doctors, lawyers, pilots) fallible, limited in competence
What is the news media as it relates to TOK?
bad news bias, extraordinary news, relevant news
KQs are the what of TOK and do what to everything we do?
KQs are the fundamental elements of TOK and underpin everything we do.
KQs are commonly what by students which in turn prompts what kind of experience rather than what?
KQs are commonly misunderstood by students which in turn prompts a knotted and stressful experience rather than a liberating one.
KQs are what kind of questions from the overarching "How do we know what we know?"
KQd are scaled-down questions from the overarching question of HOW do we know what we know.
What are KQs applied to?
real life settings such as the news, TV, radio, personal experience
What do KQs possess and what kind of questions are they?
KQs possess significance and are engaging questions
KQs address issues that ____ and provoke what in peers?
matters; sympathy and empathy. KQs are recognizable
KQs are _____ and what do they lead to?
open, lead to something that is subject to debate
A KQ must be a ________________ knowledge question.
A KQ must be a second order knowledge question
What is a second order KQ about?
A second order KQ is about HOW we know that phenomenon or event
TOK isn't interested in _____ about the mind, but rather ...
theories; but rather how we know about these theories
Can we _____ what these psychologists are telling us?
Has the _________ __________ been used?
Is it _______ information? Is it _____ knowledge?
reliable information; strong knowledge
How does one come to the _____ of an issue?
On what is your _____ based on to answer the question?
What are some AoKs one might use to answer how someone comes to the conclusion of their position on whether or not the death penalty is moral?
faith, religion, reason, law
If the AoK is natural sciences, it's not concerned about Einstein's Theory of Relativity. But rather, it's concerned with
how he came up with such a theory. did he use imagination, intuition. reason
Why are KQs liberating?
Because they are extracted from RLS.
What is a KQ at its most basic form?
How do you know?
What is the problem with KQs at their simplest forms?
the question is not sophisticated nor interesting
How do you amp up a basic KQ?
attaching AoKs and WoKs to them
What does Dunn surmise as a KQ regarding pop music in the UK?
To what extent can we use the scientific method to understand the arts?
What is Theory of Knowledge?
An inquiry-based sociology, philosophy, epistemology course where we search for reliable and trustworthy knowledge
How does one search for reliable and trustworthy knowledge?
through real life situations
What can be made from RLSs?
What are knowledge claims supported by?
Ways of Knowing
What are ways of knowing supported by?
personal knowledge and shared knowledge
What does personal knowledge and shared knowledge lead to?
Creating, answering, and countering KQs
When do we ask knowledge questions?
we ask KQs when we're not satisfied with accepting everything that everyone tells us
Asking KQs helps us understand what?
What we know and how we know it
KQs are what kind of questions?
open questions, more than one possible answer
KQs are explicitly about what?
Hayakawa's Ladder of Abstraction
from concrete to abstract (specific---> general)
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