Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Extended Essay Course Companion

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Extended Essay Course Companion

By Kosta Lekanides
US$ 46.49
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Book Description

Equip learners to achieve in the Extended Essay. The only support matched to the new IB Guide, this essential resource provides learners with a step-by-step pathway to maximize achievement. With complete guidance for every aspect of writing and researching, use this resource to strengthen performance.

Equip learners to fully understand and address each requirement, with a fully comprehensive outline of the assessment criteria

Enable effective planning, with step-by-step guidance on independent research techniques

Build the skills central to performance in the Extended Essay, with techniques and strategies that support success

Fully support the new IB guide, first assessed in 2018

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • 1: The basics
    • Extended Essay skills and attributes
      • Extended Essay components
    • Extended Essay subject availability
      • Artifacts in language B essays
    • Extended Essay quiz
  • 2: Getting started
    • Subject and topic
    • Designing a research question
      • Limiting factors
    • Comparisons
    • Question vs. title
    • Question starters
      • Locating sources
    • Disproving a research question
    • Changing your research question
    • Worksheet: Design your own research question
  • 3: Locating,organizing and evaluating
    • Primary and secondary sources
    • Locating relevant sources
    • Organizing source material
      • How do we go from numerous works to a single essay?
    • Organizing chapters or paragraphs
      • A. Mind maps
      • B. Progression charts
      • C. Branches
    • Evaluation
      • Value and limitations
      • Evaluating methodology
  • 4: Research
    • Research overview
    • Research and the research question
    • Primary research
      • Key issues and concepts in research
      • Methodology
      • Ethical considerations
    • Literature review
    • Conclusions (research findings)
  • 5: Writing essays
    • Introduction
    • Main body
      • Paragraph writing
    • Analysis
      • Analytical structure: How to demonstrate analysis in writing
    • Conclusion
    • Worksheet 1: Meeting the introduction requirements
    • Worksheet 2: Organizing the mainbody’s key points
  • 6: Supervision
    • Criterion E (Engagement): Key to success
    • Exemplar calendar
      • Overview of forms
      • Supervisory support emails
        • The first meeting
        • The second meeting
        • Extended Essay café (coming soon) [optional]:
        • The third meeting
      • The three mandatory sessions
        • Guidance for mandatory sessions
      • The Extended Essay Café
        • Extended Essay Café checklist
        • Exemplar EE Café presentation
  • 7:Assessment (maximizingmarks)
    • The Extended Essay assessment criteria
      • The strands
    • Criterion A: Focus and method (6 marks)
      • The introduction
    • Criterion B: Knowledge and understanding(6 marks)
      • Knowledge and understanding checklist
    • Criterion C: Critical thinking (12 marks)
      • Critical thinking skills
    • Criterion D: Presentation (4 marks)
      • Title page (or cover page)
      • Table of contents
      • Page numbers
      • Fonts
      • Spacing
      • Referencing (citations and bibliography)
        • Referencing basics
      • How to add citations and bibliographies using Microsoft Word on a PC
      • How to add citations and bibliographies using Microsoft Word on a Mac
      • Word count
    • Criterion E: Engagement (6 marks)
      • Towards meaningful reflection
      • Getting the most out of reflection
      • Exemplar Reflections on Planning and Progress Form
  • 8: Academic honesty
    • What is academic honesty?
    • Plagiarism
      • Plagiarism test
  • Back Cover
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