My Extended Project

Events

Initial ideas and brainstorming for EPQ project title

July 4, 2016 - July 11, 2016

Create Mindmaps of way to gather primary and secondary research

July 11, 2016 - July 12, 2016

Create a draft Paper version and then find a website where I can create mind maps and therefore use this to develop my IT skills as part of my project.

Create mindmaps on initial questions and ideas for my EPQ

July 11, 2016 - July 18, 2016

Create a draft Paper version and then find a website where I can create mind maps and therefore use this to develop my IT skills as part of my project.

Pick a suitable title/question for my EPQ before coming back after the summer holidays

July 18, 2016 - July 25, 2016

Start watching a whole documentary on Netflix called Auschwitz for some primary research ideas

July 25, 2016 - September 12, 2016

Watched 4 1x hour long episodes of this documentary, as I watched the documentary i took notes, as then I could quote different aspects of the film into my project.

Using the internet to start gathering some useful references of websites in which I could use to research

July 25, 2016 - September 12, 2016

Create a skills audit for my Project

September 13, 2016 - September 21, 2016

Create a skills audit which includes skills I had before the project, skills I had developed through my project and then an evaluation of my skills after the project.

Email History teacher for advice towards credible history sources

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016

Email previous history teacher for some advice of some credible history resources which I can then investigate.

Email Professor Tom Lawson of the Holocaust from Northumbria University to get recommendations of books for primary sources

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016

Do some research online and discover some University lecturers who I could email and get in touch with to give me their opinions and some advice on my project. Gather a range of primary research sources such as books to analyse.

Teach myself how to use the Refme app so that I can use it for my references and keep a folder to update on my phone

September 25, 2016 - January 30, 2017

Email library asking about how many books you can get from the library on a loan at one time

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016

Result was 5 books at one time.

Email University Lecturer from Winchester University Dr Emiliano Perra ask for his opinions and judegements

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016

I emailed someone from a local university in where I am interested in studying. Therefore this way I have shown interest and asked from some advice from an expert in this area of study.

Teach myself how to use the college library catalogues system

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016

Use this in order to make an IT skills page.

Teach Myself how to use Survey Monkey and create a questionnaire for my peers/friends/teachers to answer

September 27, 2016 - October 10, 2016

Create a questionnaire on Survey monkey which i can use as some form of secondary research, promote this on social media, etc in order to gather some responses which i can use to compare and analyse results.

Took screenshots of Email Evidence creating an email reference page

September 28, 2016 - September 29, 2016

Create and email evidence and reference page which I can show as proof.

Take some books from away from the library, read some chapters in order to gather references and pick out some quotes which might be useful

September 29, 2016 - October 3, 2016

Start creating reference pages for books, articles, journals and websites, therefore I can build a reference page and bibliography

September 30, 2016 - October 17, 2016

Create a google docs page for each; websites, books, journals, articles, newspapers and films/footage which I can use to help me consolidate my points but also to build a bibliography.

Gather three relevant articles which I can use for my EPQ and use to quote in my project

October 11, 2016 - October 12, 2016

Find 3/4 articles which I can use to reference.

After a while of promoting my Questionnaire be able to gather the results and draw conclusions

October 17, 2016 - October 31, 2016

Start to gather results of the questionnaires and draw charts and create graphs to analyse the results and then I could incorporate the views of friends, peers, family and teachers into my EPQ.

Find some newspaper articles which I can use as part of my project as another form of Primary Research

October 17, 2016 - October 24, 2016

Teach myself how to use the Preceden timeline maker website in order to show an overview of all the things i have achieved for my EPQ on a clear timescale

October 17, 2016

Create IT skills and development page for Survey Monkey

October 17, 2016 - October 24, 2016

Spent some time updating my Action plan and evaluating all my steps thoroughly

October 20, 2016

Wrote up my chronology from when I visited Auschwitz in 2015

October 24, 2016 - October 31, 2016

Found images from Auschwitz concentration camp which I could use and incorporate into my EPQ as evidence that this event did actually happen

November 2, 2016

Visit Holocaust Memorial in London where I could witness some of the experiences and see some of the displays

November 5, 2016

Decided i need to do more research to build a more substantial Biography

November 10, 2016 - November 17, 2016

Started analysing my research sources effectively performing the CRAAP test

November 10, 2016 - November 14, 2016

Create online Version of initial planning

November 18, 2016

Print all relevant articles and research information for annotation

November 25, 2016

Planning first draft of dissertation

November 28, 2016 - November 29, 2016

Start writing first draft of my dissertation

December 1, 2016 - December 5, 2016