Research Methods in Developmental Psychology|
The goal of this course is to introduce students to basic research strategies and methods, with a focus on those pertinent to developmental psychology. Course materials will focus on conceptual, design, and analytic issues. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to conduct and evaluate research. In the service of these goals, students will participate in lectures, readings, discussions, and hands-on projects.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected chapters and journal articles.
Cozby, Methods in Behavioral Research, any recent edition.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Quizzes, short papers and homework, write-ups of data exercises.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Experience with at least one of the following is useful for this class: cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, prior experimental research experience, prior work with young children. Psych stats is strongly recommended and is formally a prerequisite but would be acceptable if taken concurrently
|Instructor(s): Shusterman,Anna Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: -3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: 8||FR: 4|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 12||1st Ranked: 2||2nd Ranked: 3||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 2||Unranked: 5|