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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 that during 2023/2024, we are running 6 free interactive virtual sessions with Channel Talent.

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 20th September 2023


14:00 - 15:00

2. Crafting a Question for the Extended Project Qualification 11th October 2023
3. Tackling the Artefact for the Extended Project Qualification 29th November 2023
4. Research Methodology  17th January 2024
5. Academic Writing in the Extended Project Qualification  7th February 2024
6. Presentation Skills for the Extended Project Qualification 6th March 2024


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