EE Criterion D. Presentation

IB Psychology: EE Criterion D. Presentation

Criterion D in the new Extended Essay curriculum focuses on structure and layout of the essay. Layout includes several factors, including the use of headings, citation and page numbers to assist the reader in navigating through the essay.This criterion is worth 4 marks.Under criterion D, students are assessed on the following criteria:There are specific requirements for the submission of the EE online. These include:

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Michaela Fitzgerald 11 November 2017 - 11:26

Hi John, Just wondering what the problem is with sub-headings (requirement is to use headings)? Is it about not using too many? Thanks.

John Crane 13 November 2017 - 04:58

Dear Michaela

Yes. Many students that use them use way too many and it ends up making the paper less readable. It becomes more like an outline than an essay.

Katarzyna Płachta 28 December 2017 - 16:26

John, each section of the EE should be separate and named.Therefore, they will end up having: Title page ( with a term Title page on it?); Introduction (Introduction term on it?); Body ( Body?); Discusssion ( Discussion?); Conclusion (Conclusion term on it?); References ( ok, I assume that is how it should be titled). Please, correct me.

John Crane 28 December 2017 - 18:22

No need to write "title page" on the title page.

Headings should be: Introduction, Evidence (or Body), Discussion (this includes the conclusion, but many students put Conclusion as another heading), Works cited (References). That's it.

Katarzyna Płachta 28 December 2017 - 19:49

Thank you! As you may suspect, I am in the process of checking the papers. I thought I knew, but then when you actually start DOING it... That's a different story :) Happy New Year, John!

John Crane 28 December 2017 - 21:54

I know exactly what you mean. Happy new year to you, too, Katarzyna!

Ron Bialkowski 8 January 2018 - 16:14

This discussion has been incredibly helpful. Thanks!

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