EXTENDED ESSAY 2013 EXAMS


I INTRODUCTION TO THE EXTENDED ESSAY

A. Purpose
B. Objectives
C. Importance of getting a supervisor to agree to supervise
D. Responsibilities of the student


II LOOKING AT EXTENDED ESSAY EXEMPLARS

A. Formal presentation
B. Reading the criteria
i. In groups... determine the criteria that are easy
ii. Read an essay and look for the easy criteria.

 
I THE EXTENDED ESSAY RESEARCH QUESTION

A. What is the RQ?
B. Examples of Good and Bad RQs.
C. In groups... brainstorm some bad RQs and then improve them.


II WHAT IS ACADEMIC RESEARCH

A. Academic Research
B. Referencing methods
C. Methods of investigation


S. Tyler
International School of Helsinki
March 2011

setht@ish.edu.hel.fi