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Extended Essay QuickStart Guide (Admin & Teacher)

Extended Essay

Coordinators can use ManageBac to track EE progress in real-time across the entire year group and eliminate paperwork. Approve proposals, set deadlines and To-dos, share resources, and communicate directly with students.

Extended Essay Proposal

The subjects listed in the dropdown are set under the global Settings tab. The list of supervisors is populated with the list of all teachers and administrators on your account.

Click here for further guidance on setting up your Extended Essay subjects.

Deadlines & To-dos

To add a new deadline, navigate to the EE roster and click Add New Deadline.

Next, enter the deadline name and Link To: Extended Essay. Enable Dropbox to allow students to submit their files electronically against the deadline. Enable Turnitin: Send submitted files directly through to Turnitin, and pull back the originality score. Note: Turnitin integration must be setup under Settings > Integrations. Click here for further guidance on Turnitin integration with ManageBac.

Once the deadline is created (click here for more details), you can add linked To-dos and also collect student work via the Dropbox. Student files can be annotated directly on ManageBac via the Vantage Reader, our free annotation provider, or downloaded directly. The Turnitin originality score automatically shows here as well. Click on the percentage to view the originality report in Turnitin, without having to separately login.

Accessing the Journal, Assessment, and PPF Tabs

Click the Researcher's Reflection Space tab to review student entries. This section accepts entries as text, website, YouTube, photos, or files. The individual file size limit is 500 MB.

Click on the Assessment tab to assess the student's Extended Essay using built-in IB criteria. When complete, you can export your marks and comments directly to a downloadable PDF.

Click on the Planning and Progress Form tab to review students' first, interim and final reflections. Once complete, export the your comments directly to the officially-licensed IB EE RPPF.

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