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Survey Research and Design in Psychology (7126.3)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology

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  • Semester 1, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (189095) - View
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  • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (163878) - View
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  • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145636) - View

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Syllabus

This unit develops knowledge and skills for conducting ethical, well-designed, survey-based research in psychology. Theory and practice of survey-based research is covered, including how to ask a research question, survey design, sampling, data entry, correlational multivariate statistical analysis, and interpreting and communicating results.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Design, conduct and critique survey-based research in psychology;

2. Conduct and interpret correlational multivariate statistical data analysis, including reliability, factor analysis, and multiple linear regression; and

3. Communicate the results of survey-based psychological research in writing.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to two hours per week of lectures and up to two hours per week of tutorials.

Prerequisites

Must have passed or be enrolled in 7118 Experimental Psychology.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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