Introduction to Psychological Research (6611.3)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Psychology|
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- Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (180110) - View
- Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164178) - View
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- Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (140559) - View
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In this unit, students will be introduced to the research methods used in psychology. The unit covers: the research process, experimental and quasi-experimental methods; survey and correlational research; qualitative research; hypothesis testing; measurement; sampling and distributions; descriptive statistics; and statistical inference in terms of test and correlation. Students will also be introduced to using the statistical package SPSS.
On completion of this unit students will
1. have an understanding of the major types of research methods used in psychology and the advantages and disadvantages of each;
2. be aware of some of the issues affecting the validity of research designs;
3. be able to enter data in SPSS and produce and interpret descriptive statistics, t-test and correlation.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2018
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
39 hours of classes per semester.
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