Key Terms

Knowledge: a justified true belief; what is known in a particular field or in total

Opinion: a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

Fact: something that actually exists; something known to exist or to have happened

Perception: Knowledge based on what you see, hear, smell, feel and taste.  These affect how we see someone or a situation.

Ways of Knowing (WoK): Reason, Emotion, Language and Perception.

Areas of Knowledge (AoK): content areas of; 

  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Human Science
  • History
  • Language
  • Arts
  • Ethics

Real Life Situations (RLS): A set of circumstances that are happening in the current/real world.

Shared Knowledge: knowledge that is assembled and accepted by a group of people

Personal Knowledge: knowledge to do with being familiar with something; involving coming to know a certain number of propositions in a particular way.