PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
Section: 001 Research
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, BS
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 on lab participation; several writing assignments and drafts totaling 30 pages; and 2 exams.

Intended Audience:

This course is an introductory survey of behavioral studies; if you have an interest in a specific field, please consider specific methods lab courses in developmental, cognitive, social, or other psychology offerings. 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
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001 (LEC)
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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002 (LAB)
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Tu 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Note: Attend 1st day of lab sections even if they occur before the first lecture.
003 (LAB)
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W 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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004 (LAB)
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17270
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W 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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M 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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M 5:30PM - 7:00PM
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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008 (LAB)
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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009 (LAB)
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W 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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010 (LAB)
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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011 (LAB)
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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012 (LAB)
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32287
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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013 (LAB)
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32288
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W 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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014 (LAB)
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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015 (LAB)
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32290
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18
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Attend 1st day of lab sections even if they occur before the first lecture.
016 (LAB)
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M 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Attend 1st day of lab sections even if they occur before the first lecture.
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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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