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IB THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE

WEIGHTED: 1.0
Grade: 11-12 (second semester of grade 11 and first semester of grade 12)

Credit: 0.5 unit

This is a required course for IB Diploma Candidates, and IB Coordinator approval is necessary. Students will reflect critically
on their academic experiences, explored through these areas of knowledge: mathematics, natural sciences, human sciences,
history, the arts, and ethics. Students reflect upon their knowledge and experiences both inside and outside the classroom to gain
an appreciation of the problems of knowledge, to evaluate the bases of knowledge and experience, and to develop a personal
mode of thought based on critical examination of evidence and argument. Since TOK is committed to public dialogue of ideas,
class discussion will be an integral part of the course. The IB assessment requires one major essay and a class exhibition. There
is no assessment fee for the course, and course enrollment is typically limited to diploma candidates.