Attention All IB Students: Do You Need Help With Your EE?

Attention All IB Students: Do You Need Help With Your EE?

Morgan Kuchta, Co-Editor-in-Chief

As most of you International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) students are aware, the Extended Essay is a required component of the IBDP! However, most of you IBDP students may not be aware of how to even begin the process of writing this independent, self-directed, 4,000-word research paper– it’s a lot to take in!

This is where FutureLearn comes in. Thanks to Ray’s wonderful IB Coordinator, we have gained knowledge about this easily accessible course. The online course will allow you to receive “expert guidance on writing your IB Diploma Programme extended essay with this course designed for IB students and teachers.” This free, two-week course aims to…

  • provide advice on choosing a topic and framing a research question
  • teach how to identify and analyze suitable sources to create strong arguments
  • teach how to structure your essay and write in an academic style
  • teach how to effectively manage time so the project runs smoothly
  • help you understand the importance of critical thinking and academic rigor as you plan and write an EE

This information (and much, much more) is available on the website. Here is the link!