To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment these programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other. The extended essay is an independent, self-directed 4,000 word research paper that prepares for undergraduate research students complete 40-60 plus hours and evaluate knowledge students analyze credible sources, develop a research question/ thesis statement, form conclusions, and properly cite sources ee pic. This sheet provides guidance regarding how to lay out your extended essay in history it should be used alongside “the investigation makes use of a range of primary and secondary sources:” • “the investigation is evaluating its strengths and weaknesses and reaching your own judgment at the end of each section. The extended essay is an individual project of 4000 words it is a chance to study a topic that interests you which is not covered by the syllabus it can cover any historical topic of your choice from within the past 10 years it is supervised by your history teacher, but marked by the ib board it will involve an emphasis on. This policy applies to all experimentation in ib world schools, whether assessed or non- assessed, for extended essays or for the group 4 project, in classrooms or school laboratories, or in other locations internal assessment moderators or extended essay examiners who see evidence of breaches of the above policy in. Unlike a normal essay the extended essay requires an element of research (look at external sources) and also a much more formal structure than any other type of essay you write in the ib my essay when it comes to the source evaluation and what ib wants there are many conflicting interpretations.
Ib specifies the range of permitted subjects, certain topics many not be allowed for an extended essay the subject chosen does not have to be one of the subjects being you should discuss your ee topic and primary sources with your faculty how will you integrate the evaluation of your sources in the. Extended essay the extended essay is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper one component of the international baccalaureate® (ib) diploma programme (dp) core, the extended essay is mandatory for all students read about the extended essay in greater detail you can. The ib will assess your extended essay (ee), not your supervisor this means that your ee will be sent to an ib diploma examiner who is an expert on the subject you have chosen the examiner will use the five criteria to assess your essay for a total of 34 marks the mark that you receive will be converted into a letter grade.
For first assessment in 2018 (first teaching in august 2016), the extended essay is changing the new ib extended essay website includes information on the changes it also has a table of poor questions which are too broad (a common mistake made by students), and a selection of better, more focused questions. Credible websites (don't forget to evaluate) citations in this section are essential 2 you should give a source for a direct quotation and when you are paraphrasing 3 good introductions continually cross reference the sources to the extended essay research topic 4 you should begin with your research question, move to. The research process when researching the extended essay, students should do the following 1 choose the approved diploma programme subject for the extended essay • read the assessment criteria and the relevant subject guidance found in the extended essay guide posted in google classroom and the ib/myp.
The following are some advanced techniques that many international baccalaureate (ib) extended essay supervisors might forget to share to help you with this, there is a great checklist you can use called test before you trust ( link here) to help you ask important questions about your sources (ie is the site free of. The extended essay – a requirement of the ib diploma programme core – is an independent research-based the extended essay demands an in-depth study of a student-chosen topic that is aligned with one of the ib your analysis and interpretation of evidence, including critical analysis and evaluation of sources. In this blog, anna outlines the initial steps to choosing an ib history extended essay topic and question as well as how to approach the planning process step 6 – select and evaluate at least two main sources using the opcvl approach, but this should be later integrated into the main essay.
The ib may use a variety of sources in its work and checks information to verify accuracy the extended essay, including the world studies extended essay, offers the opportunity for ib students to investigate a topic of and internal assessment components of this diploma programme subject can be found in this guide. 131 citing sources 132 organization 133 ibo official guide introduction and getting started start working now the extended essay (ee) is one of the requirements of the ib diploma programme an unclear abstract will make your essay difficult to understand and will also hurt the assessment of your essay.