23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Sequencefree16 February 2012
There are a lot of factors to consider when putting a course together: assessment, holidays, timetables, course requirements and IB deadlines. Although this may seem overwhelming, you will find that... more
Approaching texts16 February 2012
Since textual analysis is at the heart of this course, we need to ask ourselves: 'How does one approach a text?' Is there, for example, a right or wrong interpretation of a text? Should we look at texts... more
Selecting textsfree16 February 2012
For this course you will want to become a connoisseur of texts, meaning that you will want to collect, compile and study a range of text types in hopes of appreciating their qualities. Assembling a reader... more
Gender & sexualityfree16 February 2012
This topic asks us to become more aware of language as an expression of gender identities. When we talk about gender in reference to language, we are referring to the way language embodies, reinforces... more
Research questionsfree16 February 2012
Much depends on a good research question, when writing an extended essay. One will want a question that gets good mileage and will carry through to 4,000 words. Good questions have a careful balance... more
Skillsfree16 February 2012
The extended essay is the culmination of a long process. You could say that the final product is like the tip of a very deep iceberg. While you 'only' see 3,000 - 4,000 words, hours of research, writing,... more
Sample essaysfree16 February 2012
As you prepare the extended essay, you will want to study several sample essays. This will help give you an impression of the final product and an understanding of what is expected. You can do a lot... more
Ambiguity and spam30 January 2012
How can you identify spam quickly? This question, though seemingly simple, relates to the Theory of Knowledge (TOK), since TOK asks: 'How do we know what we know?' One way to develop critical literacy... more
Shock advertising30 January 2012
Shock advertising is used to gain attention. If an advertisement is controversial, then it gains free publicity through the press and on blogs. Even though this kind of publicity can be negative, it... more