PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
Section: 101
Term: SP 2010
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Requirements & Distribution:
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Enforced Prerequisites:
STATS 350 or 425/MATH 425, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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The objective of this course is for participants to become proficient in critiquing, designing, and reporting psychological research. This writing-intensive course provides an overview of the how's and why's of research in psychology, and it covers such topics as ethics, library research, case studies, observations, surveys and questionnaires, laboratory experiments, APA-style writing, and statistics. It consists of three, two-hour long meetings per week. These meetings will include lectures to present the general ideas, lab exercises, discussions, and development of research projects.

Grades will be based on three tests, six writing assignments, class participation, and a final oral presentation. The pace of this course will be rapid, with one writing assignment due nearly every week. Submitting drafts for feedback is highly encouraged.

PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
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101 (LEC)
MWTh 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780073370224
Methods in Behavioral Research, Author: Paul C. Cozby, Publisher: McGraw-Hill 10TH ED.
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