PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, BS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
>100
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of STATS 250, STATS 280, STATS 425, or MATH 425; and one of PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introduction to the "how to" research studies in behavioral psychology. The course will cover topics such as research ethics, literature search, observational research, questionnaire-style research, laboratory experiments, APA-style writing, and basic statistics. In the course, you will learn about and practice research design and analysis, critique research writing, and design and conduct your own research projects. Completing the course is good preparation for work on research projects through independent study courses and further involvement in research labs.

Course Requirements:

Final grades are based primarily on written assignments totaling 40 pages and quizzes.

Intended Audience:

This course is an introductory survey of behavioral studies; if you have an interest in a specific field, you might consider other psychology methods lab courses (e.g., developmental, neuroscience, organizational, cognitive, social, etc.). See a Psychology Peer or Advisor to discuss lab course options.

Class Format:

There is a weekly lecture and a weekly (GSI-led) small group lab meeting.

PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
16509
Open
12
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
002 (LAB)
P
24155
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (LAB)
P
16944
Open
2
 
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W 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (LAB)
P
16945
Open
1
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:30PM
005 (LAB)
P
16946
Open
3
 
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W 5:30PM - 7:00PM
006 (LAB)
P
16948
Open
1
 
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
007 (LAB)
P
16947
Open
1
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
008 (LAB)
P
27817
Open
2
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
009 (LAB)
P
27818
Open
1
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 0393936937
Research methods in psychology : evaluating a world of information, Author: Beth Morling, University of Delaware. Second Edi 2014
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