The extended essay (EE) is a research paper of up to 4000 words for the International Baccalaureate (IB), giving students an opportunity to conduct independent research or investigation on a topic that interests them. Like the theory of knowledge (TOK essay and presentation), and participation in creativity, action, service activities, the extended essay is a mandatory prerequisite for the.
A similar system is used for the extended essay and students can gain up to 3 points for the diploma based on the grades achieved for TOK and EE. No diploma is awarded if a candidate fails to submit either the TOK essay or TOK presentation, or receives grade E for either the extended essay or theory of knowledge. IB Diploma Core Requirements - Awarded Points Matrix Theory of Knowledge Extended.
The EE and TOK are worth a maximum of 3 IB points, depending on the grades obtained overall in each course. For example, a candidate who achieves level B for Theory of Knowledge and level C for the Extended Essay will be awarded two IB points. Candidates who achieve level E for either Theory of Knowledge or the Extended Essay will fail their.This is the unofficial subreddit for all things concerning the International Baccalaureate, an academic credential accorded to secondary students from around the world after two vigorous years of study, culminating in challenging exams.There is a maximum of seven points available for each of the six required elective courses; in addition, there are three points available for the combination of TOK and the Extended Essay. This makes a maximum total of 45 points. A minimum of three courses must be at Higher Level. In general, in order to receive the IB Diploma, a student will have to score at least a 4 in each subject, or 24.
The Diploma Points Matrix Your marks from TOK and EE are put together in this matrix to determine how many bonus points you earn in your overall DP score. If you do not submit your EE or TOK essay, you will receive an “N”, will score no points, and will not be awarded a diploma.Read More
The extended essay of approximately 4,000 words offers the opportunity for IB students to investigate a topic of special interest, usually one of the student’s six Diploma Programme subjects, and acquaints them with the independent research and writing skills expected at university. It is intended to promote high-level research and writing skills, intellectual discovery and creativity.Read More
Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) and Extended Essay (EE) are core elements of IB Diploma Programme. Language acquisition (Group 1), Studies in Language and Literature (Group 2), Individual and Societies (Group 3), Sciences (Group 4), Mathematics (Group 5) and The Arts (Group 6) are the subject groups incorporated by IB as principal domains of knowledge. Language.Read More
Up to three additional points can be gained on the performance in the Extended Essay (EE) and Theory of Knowledge (ToK), while Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) must be completed satisfactorily.Read More
The grades that the student receives from the TOK essay and presentation are compared with the grade for the Extended Essay by way of a matrix designed by the IBO, which may result in the awarding of 'extra' points for the candidate's Diploma. The candidate may get up to three extra points if both works are of a sufficiently good standard. Without the extra points, it is still possible to.Read More
Diploma Programme matrix for the Extended Essay Addendum to pages 21-22 of the Extended Essay guide (2013 version) This information replaces the matrix currently published in the above-mentioned guide. It is taken from the document entitled IB Diploma Programme: Simplifying the diploma requirements and failing conditions which is available in full on the OCC. Changes to the theory of.Read More
Assessment in the IB Diploma Programme is criterion-referenced. Grade Descriptors for each course are provided. Three additional points are available for students to earn based upon the merits of their work in the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge. As a result, the maximum score that a student can achieve in the IB Diploma Programme is 45.Read More
The award of the Diploma requires a minimum total of 24 points from a maximum of 45. Each subject is graded on a scale from 1 (minimum score) to 7 (maximum score). Three additional points can be gained from the student’s performance in Theory of Knowledge (TOK) and the Extended Essay (EE). TOK and the EE are graded from A-E. These two grades.Read More
Core requirements: Extended essay, theory of knowledge and creativity, action, service subject brief The IB Diploma Programme, for students aged 16 to 19, is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education that prepares students for success at university and life beyond. Students take courses in six diferent subject groups, maintaining both breadth and depth of study. In.Read More
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