Your essay will be marked according to the assessment criteria published in the theory of knowledge guide the focus of your essays should be on knowledge issues where appropriate, refer to other parts of your ib programme and to your experiences as a knower. Both the extended essay and theory of knowledge are measured against published assessment criteria according to the quality of the work, and based on the application of these assessment criteria, a student’s. Reflective essay on assessment – ed402 (2013) university of the south pacific [usp], fiji islands assessment in learning and teaching, one of the most crucial aspects of the educative process is assessing student learning biggs and tang (2011) establish that “assessment is the senior partner in. Theory of knowledge quarter 3 essay topics you can write journals on two of the following topics, or a longer essay on one keep in mind that the tok assessment criteria will be used to grade your effort, as they always have please be clear as to which question, or portion, you are addressing in your response. In theory of knowledge there are two assessment tasks the essay is worth two thirds of the total marks and the presentation is worth one third of the marks international baccalaureate diploma programme students taking their exams in may 2016 will be starting to plan and write their essay on a.
Supervising the tok essay supervising the tok essay is one of the most challenging part of the theory of knowledge course for you as a teacher. Theory of knowledge (tok) is assessed through an oral presentation and a 1,600 word essay it asks students to reflect on the nature of knowledge, and on how we know what we claim to know tok is part of the international baccalaureate® (ib) diploma programme (dp) core, and is mandatory for all students. The assessment model in theory of knowledge (tok) comprises two components, both of which should be completed within the 100 hours designated for the course essay on a prescribed title (1,200–1,600 words. Theory of knowledge for the ib diploma will therefore set out what has to be done to meet the ibo’s marking criteria for theory of knowledge assessments 1 the tok class presentation (20 points) (adapted from the ibo tok essay assessment criteria.
The title, the knowledge question (kq), requirements of the grading criteria, the ways of knowing or areas of knowledge, ideas, and the format of a theory of knowledge essay write a skeleton of your expected tok essay. The graphic below attempts to illustrate the change in assessment criteria for extended essays from before may 2018 (11 criteria, a-k) to what will be applied to essays from may 2018 and onwards (5 criteria, a-e) [i wish to thank david ripley, site editor for the ib english b website]below this graphic is a more detailed discussion for each of the five new criteria - especially in relation to. The tok essay guide update is designed for all those who have purchased previous editions of the tok essay guide it comprises the updated section 6, the two powerpoint presentations (described above), the pt unpacking tool, and the assessment targeting tool 10 page pdf + 2 powerpoints + word document. Theory of knowledge guide published april 2013 this publication is intended to guide the planning, teaching and assessment of theory of knowledge (tok) in schools tok teachers are the primary audience, although it is expected that teachers will use the guide to the extended essay, a substantial piece of writing of up to 4,000 words. Assessment of tok the tok course is assessed through an oral presentation and a 1600 word essay the presentation assesses the ability of the student to apply tok thinking to a real-life situation, while the essay takes a more conceptual starting point.
Theory of knowledge essay criteria – 189482 scholarships expiring soon forums general scholarship discussion theory of knowledge essay criteria – 189482 this topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by siospeeddeuclozgar 7 months, 1 week ago. This should provide clear evidence of an inquiry in keeping with the aims and objectives of tok, and meeting the requirements of the assessment criteria for the presentation it must not be an essay, but should be in skeleton or bullet point form. This article analyses the construct validity of the international baccalaureate diploma programme’s theory of knowledge course in the light of claims that it is a course in critical thinking after discussion around critical thinking – what it is and why it is valuable educationally – the article analyses the extent to which the course aims, assessment objectives and assessment. Decoding theory of knowledge for the ib diploma is an accessible new resource that explores areas of knowledge, ways of knowing, personal and shared knowledge, the knowledge framework and knowledge questions written in succinct and clear language, this engaging book decodes tok concepts and helps students develop their critical thinking skills.
Tok essay assessment criteria essay on a prescribed title a understanding knowledge issues (achievement level 0 – 10) this criterion is concerned with the extent to which the essay focuses on knowledge issues relevant to the prescribed title, and with the depth and breadth of the understanding demonstrated. Diploma programme theory of knowledge teacher support material: assessment exemplars, november 2002 3 assessed exemplars essay 1 “truth is that to which the community ultimately settles down” (charles peirce. The key to planning your ib theory of knowledge essay is to make sure you understand the tok examiners' assessment objectives your tok essay must be planned so as to harvest the various types of marks which the examiners are able to award. Your theory of knowledge essay for examination must be submitted to your teacher for authentication t must be written on one of the six titles questions provided overleaf your essay will be marked according to the assessment criteria published in the theory of knowledge guide the focus of your essays should be on knowledge questions. The assessment of theory of knowledge comprises two components, an internally assessed presentation and an externally assessed essay that is marked by examiners for this component each candidate writes one essay on a title.
Blog and podcast for all enthusiastic theory of knowledge (tok) students and teachers (and anybody else) essay, internal assessment, internal assessment, tok essay written on october 27th, 2008 by oliver kim i n this edition i will give you a brief introduction into the marking criteria for the tok essay a understanding knowledge. Your essay will be marked according to the assessment criteria published in the theory of knowledge guide remember to centre your essay on knowledge issues and, where appropriate, refer to other parts of your ib programme and to your experiences as a knower. If you require tailored help with topic 1 of the may 2018 tok essay titles, then i'd be delighted to receive your email i'll send you details of my services and fees: title 2: concerns whether more knowledge increases doubt and includes a goethe quote. Tok essay assessment criteria – mrs wyan assessment criteria essay on a prescribed title a understanding knowledge issues (achievement level 0 10) docs /document/d/19s how to structure a theory of knowledge essay – ibmastery to get very high marks.
The following theory of knowledge (tok) presentation structure has been designed very carefully (it’s taken several years of conversations) it’s easy for you to follow and ticks all the boxes i'm going to tell you how many slides to have (nine), what text should go on each slide (less is more) and what you should talk about while each slide is up (focus on the interesting parts. Sample 1 – assessment criteria and learning outcomes unit title: sociology 2 understand theories associated with gd2 – application of knowledge merit distinction the student, student’s work or performance: a) makes use of relevant in this essay i will describe and discuss karl marx’s theory on social class as well as.
Assessment details 56 theory of knowledge guide the student is required to extract and explore a knowledge question from a substantive real-life situation for this reason, it is wise that students avoid real-life situations that need a great deal of explanation from.