Research Methods in Clinical Psychology|
The goal of this course is to introduce students to basic research strategies and methods of psychological science, with a focus on those most relevant to clinical psychology.
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|Course Format: Laboratory Course||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: (PSYC105 AND PSYC200) OR (PSYC105 AND QAC201) OR (PSYC105 AND ECON300) OR (PSYC105 AND PSYC201) OR (PSYC105 AND MATH132)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Research Methods in Psychology, 4th Edition by Beth Morling.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Quizzes, short assignments/papers, a final project and presentation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students will explore the scientific method, the research designs psychologists most often use to test their hypotheses, and current controversies in psychological science (e.g., replication, detecting pseudoscience, ethical practices). This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to begin to evaluate, conduct, and communicate primarily quantitative research. In the service of these goals, class time will include lectures, discussions, and hands-on projects. Coursework will include experimental design, analyses, writing and presenting. Course materials will include a textbook as well as empirical articles.
Intro Pyschology is a required prerequisite. A statistics course is strongly recommended and is formally a prerequisite but would be acceptable if taken concurrently.
|Instructor(s): May,Alexis Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 14||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: 9||FR: 5|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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