Research Methods in Psychology PG (10112.3)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Psychology||Post Graduate Level|| Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Learning outcomesUpon successful completion, students will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate research designs in psychology;
2. Identify and use the appropriate statistical analyses to address research questions;
3. Analyse research data using statistical software; and
4. Present research findings in APA style.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
CorequisitesEnrolment in 769AA Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours).
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Dr Tricia Brown|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Dr Tricia Brown|
The following books are recommended:
Navarro, D., & Foxcroft, D. (2019). Learning statistics with jamovi: A tutorial for psychology students and other beginners. (Version 0.70). DOI: 10.24384/hgc3-7p15
This free jamovi manual is a useful resource for learning how to use jamovi. It can be downloaded from here: https://www.learnstatswithjamovi.com/
Field, A. (2018). Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics (5th ed.). London: Sage.
This book, while using SPSS, is a useful reference for the statistical methods we will be learning about in this unit. Copies are available via the University library.
Lab reports are expected to use APA style, such as described in:
APA (2019). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). Washington, DC: APA. (available at the library)
In addition, links to other required and recommended readings will be provided througout semester via CANVAS.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Please read the above information carefully regarding extensions and late penalties. In addition to the above, please note the following:
- Students are expected to work on the assessment items throughout the teaching period. Early communication of problems is strongly advised. Students should assess early in the teaching period whether they have a reasonable likelihood of being able to complete the unit and should consider withdrawing by the census date, if required.
- Completed Assignment Extension forms should be emailed to the unit convener along with supporting documentation (please put "Extension request" in the subject line).
- The unit convener will consider your request, determine the length of the extension to be granted and email you advising whether your request is approved or declined.
- Assignments submitted after the due date, regardless of whether an extension was granted, will be returned at a later date than those submitted on time.
Special assessment requirements
In order to pass this unit, students must complete and pass ALL assessment items.
Students are expected to attend all classes.
Required IT skills
It is assumed that students have basic computing skills and a working knowledge of jamovi.
There are no costs required for this unit.
Work placement, internships or practicums