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The Learn With US Transition Programme

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FutureLearn Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Our successful online FutureLearn MOOC  “Developing your Research Project” is aimed at students working on extended projects such as the EPQ or the International Baccalaureate Extended Essay. 

Course Details:

· Runs for eight weeks and covers each stage of the research process:

Week Content
1 Starting an academic research project
2 Drafting a research proposal
3 Undertaking research and recording your findings
4 Choosing an appropriate research methodology
5 Academic reading
6 Referencing
7 Writing up your research
8 Presenting your research

· Participation in the course requires approximately one hour per week, with interactive lessons and video guidance from Learn With US Transition researchers. 

· Students will have the opportunity to share their ideas with fellow researchers from all over the world, to receive peer feedback on their research proposals and to review and comment on the work of other researchers as they develop their projects.

· The course runs intermittently across the year. Further details can be found on the course page at FutureLearn, including the different ways to learn.

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Free Online Live Interactive Sessions with Channel Talent

We are excited to announce a second year of working with Channel Talent to deliver a programme of 6 free interactive virtual sessions.

Sessions are free to attend and suitable for students in Years 12 & 13 studying for the Extended Project Qualification.

Individual students and teachers are invited to sign up.

1. Getting Started with the Extended Project Qualification Wednesday 2nd October 2024 14:00 - 15:00

2. Crafting a Question for the Extended Project Qualification Wednesday 23rd October 2024
3. Extended Project Qualification: Research Methodology Wednesday 27th November 2024
4. Tackling the Artefact for the Extended Project Qualification Wednesday 11th December 2024
5. Academic Writing in the Extended Project Qualification Wednesday 29th January 2025
6. Presentation Skills for the Extended Project Qualification Wednesday 5th March 2025
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