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Extended Essay (IB): EE Seminar 1

To guide IB students through the Extended Essay process. New format for September 2020.

EE Seminar 1 presentation

Video of EE Seminar 1

If you missed EE Seminar 1 or want to review it, the recording is below. If the embeded recording is not working on your device then you can access to directly from Stream here. If you only want to review the slideshow without the commentary, scroll down.


Slides from EE Seminar 1

If you just want to review the slideshow without the commentary, you can find it below.

IT workshop 1 pre-questionnaire

Please fill in the Form below by Sunday 29th November (if you are not on the school network you wil need to log in using your school username and password). If you have any issues accessing the embedded Form, you can also access it via this link.

What now?

Your next tasks are:

EE Handbook

This is a PDF version of the Handbook you were given at EE Seminar 1. PLEASE DO NOT PRINT IT ALL OUT. If you need a replacement paper copy, please contact Mrs Toerien (JAT).

If you could not attend Seminar 1 and do not yet have a paper copy, you will be given one on your return to school.

Using the Subject Specific Guidelines

This table will help you work with the Subject-Specific Guidelines as you choose your topic. You are not required to submit this form to your supervisor, but you might find it helpful when filling in your Supervisor Application Form and Research Proposal.

Supervisor Application Form

Deadline for submission to Managebac:

Friday 4th December 2020 (10pm)

Make sure you have read the relevant subject-specific guidance before submitting your form.

Annotated bibliography

This resource will help you to keep track of all the different sources you find. Once you start working with each source in more detail, you will also need a tool like the Investigative Journal to organise your notes.

Research Proposal Form

Deadline for submission to ManageBac:

Tuesday 19th January 2021 (10pm)

Make sure you have done some background reading around your topic, read any relevant ethical guidelines and reread the subject-specific guidance before submitting your form.

Now make an appointment with your supervisor for Spring Week 4 to discuss your proposal.

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