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The IB Extended Essay

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is for students who are starting their extended essay as part of the International Baccalaureate ( IB) Diploma Programme. It will also be helpful for teachers supporting their students as they complete this process. The course is also suitable for people completing independent research projects as it aims to develop essential research project skills, such as critical thinking, research and academic writing. You can use the hashtag #FLIBextendedessay to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Choosing a topic and a research question
  • Finding sources
  • Time and project management
  • Critical thinking
  • Writing effectively
  • Preparing to write

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Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Dec 13 (35 weeks ago)
Cost $44
From International Baccalaureate, University of Leeds via FutureLearn
Instructors Jess Heaney, Clara Hiskey, Rebecca Ellerington, Louise Anderson
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Language English
Subjects Personal Development Education
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Rating 4.8 based on 6 ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Dec 13 (35 weeks ago)
Cost $44
From International Baccalaureate, University of Leeds via FutureLearn
Instructors Jess Heaney, Clara Hiskey, Rebecca Ellerington, Louise Anderson
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Personal Development Education
Tags Study Skills Teaching

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