TOK Samplers

Screen Shot 2019-06-12 at 11.13.13Ideas Roadshow’s IBDP Portal includes an extensive collection of innovative TOK resources, including 21 TOK Samplers which demonstrate TOK concepts from the front lines of research and highlight the real-world relevance of TOK thinking in today’s research.

An individual subscription or institutional subscription for your school includes all 21 TOK Samplers but you can now also purchase or rent individual TOK Samplers on Vimeo On Demand.

All TOK Samplers are inherently interdisciplinary, featuring experts across a wide range of disciplines. Each video consists of one-minute expert clips and every clip is paused briefly to highlight a sample knowledge question related to the material.

Check out our blog Investigating Knowledge where each week until mid-September we will be offering free access to one of our 14 brand-new TOK Samplers which have been specifically developed to assist TOK teachers transition to the new curriculum with first teaching in 2020.

All 21 TOK Samplers below are part of Ideas Roadshow’s IBDP Portal and will be available separately as well for rent or purchase on Vimeo On Demand.

The following TOK Samplers are now available on Vimeo On Demand: Assessing Spin examines how the media influence many different aspects of our knowledge of the world around us;  Knowledge & Technology explores different aspects of how technology is related to the knowledge process; Battling Biases gives a variety of examples of how biases are regularly encountered in the search for knowledge; Communicating Concepts explores the challenges associated with public and private discourse across a wide variety of formats and interactions; Developing Understanding relates a series of expert insights on the nature of knowledge and techniques for attaining it; Encountering Assumptions highlights the numerous biases and assumptions that are regularly encountered during the search for knowledge; Extending Experience emphasizes the vital role our past experiences play in shaping our recent understanding; Human Sciences explores different aspects of the Human Sciences as an area of knowledge; Making Models examines various aspects of how models are constructed and applied across different areas of knowledge.

Click on the images below to visit the corresponding page on Vimeo On Demand where you can also view a short trailer.