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2 The Extended Essay

3 How does it fit in?

4 Definition In-depth study of a focused topic Topic of own choice Within a single Diploma Programme subject Guidance of supervisor Maximum 4000 words

5 Demands Topic that requires the gathering and analysis of information from a number of sources Genuine intellectual challenge Independent research + critical thinking Formal, structured presentation

6 Focus »Process of academic research »Level of analysis »Quality of argument »Coherence of communication »Standards of formal presentation (referencing, bibliography, abstract)

7 Time Management Recommended: 40 hrs in total Work done outside regular class work Consultation session(s) with supervisor Internal deadlines

8 Guidance Supervisor subject teacher Librarian study center, research library EE Guide (first examinations 2009) Internet EE sites

9 Assessment Externally assessed Grade from A (excellent) to E (elementary) Grade boundary scale 0-36 Generic assessment criteria (A-K) Combined with TOK: max. 3 bonus points Viva Voce-interview with supervisor (10-15 min)

10 Assessment Criteria: generic, subject group specific interpretations A: research question (achievement levels: 0,1,2) B: introduction (0,1,2) C: investigation (0,1,2,3,4) D: knowledge and understanding of the topic studied (0,1,2,3,4) E: reasoned argument (0,1,2,3,4) F: application of analytical and evaluative skills (0,1,2,3,4) G: use of language (0,1,2,3,4) H: conclusion (0,1,2) I: formal presentation (0,1,2,3,4) J: abstract (0,1,2) K: holistic judgement (0,1,2,3,4)

11 Papers needed EE Guide (start 2009) : generic part, subject groups part Checklist of criterion I (formal presentation) Contract with signatures from your supervisor Deadlines paper Calendar you keep during the process- time management

12 Academic honesty Clear indication of sources used NO plagiarism, collusion, duplication malpractice !! Viva Voce-interview with supervisor (10-15 min) When detected disqualification from Diploma

13 Definition of Malpractise PLAGIARISM = the representation of ideas or work of another person as the candidates own COLLUSION = supporting malpractise by another candidate, as in allowing ones work to be copied or submitted for assessment by another DUPLICATION of work = presentation of the same work for different assessment components and/or diploma requirements Any other behaviour which gains an unfair advantage for a candidate or which affects the results of another candidate


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