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Identifying your knowledge


Think about the things you know, or would like to know. Think about the classes you've taken and enjoyed. Think about the things that interest you when you read the newspaper or browse the web, or what you talk about with co-workers, family, and friends. Try to pick out 2 or 3 topics (or subjects) that you know and enjoy knowing more about. Write those topics below.


My knowledge topics:


Then pick the items below that most closely match the words you've written.


Administration and Management - business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Clerical - administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Economics and Accounting - economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
Sales and Marketing - principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
Customer and Personal Service - principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Personnel and Human Resources - principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
Transportation - principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
Production and Processing - raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Food Production - techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
Computers and Electronics - circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Engineering and Technology - the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Design - design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Building and Construction - materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Mechanical - machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Mathematics - arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Chemistry - the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal m
Biology - plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
Psychology - human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Sociology and Anthropology - group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
Geography - principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
Medicine and Dentistry - the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
Therapy and Counseling - principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
Education and Training - principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
English Language - the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Foreign Language - the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
Fine Arts - the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
History and Archeology - historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
Philosophy and Theology - different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.
Public Safety and Security - relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Law and Government - laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Telecommunications - transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
Communications and Media - media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

Decide how confident you are with your choices. That is, how clearly do the knowledge topics you have chosen describe the topics you know or are interested in knowing. Specify whether the selected topics:


Perfectly describe what I know or want to know.
Describe what I know or want to know pretty well.
Describe what I know, but I don't feel I am an expert or have great interest in these topics.

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