Students from my ib psychology class give overviews about the experiments they are replicating for their internal assessment http://psychologyblogsisorgcn. Ib classes look good on a diploma and can help one get into colleges they may want, but they are not always easy one of many ib classes at lee's summit west is ib psychology every ib psychology student is required to write an internal assessment (ia), like in all ib classes, that encompasses a real-life. Want help on the ib extended essay here's our complete guide, full of example ideas, essay topics, timeline, step by step plans to get a great score on your essay. Below is an example of an abstract for an exemplar ib psychology internal assessment (standard level) the aim of this experiment was to investigate if a list of words written in an italicized (disfluent) font would be better remembered than the same list written in a fluent font an independent samples design with 20. The task replicate an experiment that manipulates an independent variable write a report conforming to ib guidelines. Standard level experimental study every student that does standard level psychology must complete a simple experimental study, which counts for 25% of the final grade the experimental study can be undertaken in groups by up to four students more than one group is allowed to research the same aim however,.
Diploma programmepsychology internal assessment student guide to carrying out a simple experiment september 2010© international baccalaureate organization 2010 1 psychology internal assessment: student guide to carrying out a simple experiment what do i need to do before i start. For hl students there are three written papers internal assessment for sl and hl students is to write a report of a simple experimental study conducted by the student this is internally marked by subject teachers and then externally moderated by ib examiners learn more about psychology in a dp workshop for teachers. Ib psychology ia guide: hl why does the ia matter the internal assessment ( ia) is a critical, but very doable, part of ib psychology you cannot pass ib psychology literature review (analysis of relevant background studies and theories) operationalized experimental hypothesis operationalized null hypothesis.
The internal assessment for ib psychology consists of collection of data from a simple experiment, followed by a written report the report is graded by the class teacher and then the reports and grades are sent to an ib moderator who reviews a sample and adjusts scores if needed for both sl and hl there are a number of. Our psychology degree is recognised by the british psychological society (bps) as qualification for graduate registration and our course is specifically designed to 15% lectures, seminars and similar 85% independent studies 0% placements (if relevant) 40% written exams 13% practical exams 47% coursework.
It includes the examination of optional topics that include health psychology, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, sports psychology and psychology of human relationships finally all students have to carry out their own experimental study as an internal assessment. Jay atwood ib psychology teacher taipei american school 800 chung shan n road, section 6 shih lin, taipei taiwan, roc, 111 much of the information in this guide was pinched from the ib psychology internal assessment guide ( 1996), open guides to psychology: designing and reporting experiments ( harris.
Psychology sl internal assessment 006382-000 the independent variable in this experiment were the retention intervals, and the dependent variable was recalling the words letter of consent hello, i am performing an experiment as part of my internal assessment for our ib psychology class. How to write ib psychology hl internal assessment (ia) ib psychology is a subject from the group 3: individuals and societies group of subjects in international baccalaureate curriculum one of the requirements from this subject is an.