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
- Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (151801) - View
- 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; and
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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