This selection of online course is specially designed to help you to make the most out of your online learning by developing skills that allow you to work safely and effectively online.

The University of Leeds also has a course to support you if you are completing the extended essay as part of your International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

Learning Online: Studying and Reflecting

This online course is designed to help you to make the most out of your online learning by developing skills, exploring online tools and applying reflective strategies. You will discover how to focus on certain types of content and make connections so that you can grasp difficult concepts and look at the bigger picture of a topic.

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Learning Online: Communicating and Collaborating

This online course will help you to improve your communication skills and to learn how to collaborate effectively in an online environment.  You will explore strategies that will help you get the most out of online conversations and share content safely, whilst complying with copyright permissions.

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Learning Online: Managing your Online Identity

This online course is designed to help you to manage your digital identity and how to present yourself to make the most of your online communications.

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Learning Online: Researching Your Project

This online course will help you to conduct online research effectively by exploring tools and strategies. You will learn to identify your research question, explore primary and secondary sources, how to use specialist databases, and how to analyse information so that you can form your own opinion on a research project.

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The IB Extended Essay: Managing your Research Project

This course has been created to support you to write your extended essay as part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. You will learn how to choose a topic, frame a research question, how to identify suitable sources and analyse them to create strong arguments.

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