Research Methods in Ecological-Community Psychology|
The focus will be to introduce the student to the historical and conceptual foundations of ecological and community psychology. Special emphasis will be placed on research ethics and framing research questions that address social problems. Students will learn about study design and mixed-method approaches that will provide a foundation to engage in research and practice.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Nelson, G., & Prilleltensky, I. (2010). COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY: IN PURSUIT OF LIBERATION AND WELL-BEING. New York: Palgrave
Reich, S. M., Riemer, M., Pilleltensky, I., & Montero, M. (Eds). (2007). INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY: HISTORY AND THEORIES. New York: Springer
Kelly, J. G. (2006). BECOMING ECOLOGICAL: AN EXPEDITION INTO COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY. New York: Oxford University Press.
Kelly, J. G., & Song, A. V. (2007). COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY IN PRACTICE: AN ORAL HISTORY THROUGH THE STORIES OF FIVE COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGISTS. New York: Haworth Press.
Kloos, B., Hill, J., Thomas, E., Wandersman, A., Elias, M. J., & Dalton, J. H. (2012). COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY: LINKING INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES (3rd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.
|Examination and Assignments: |
A series of brief assignments, write-ups of data exercises and quizzes. A research project assignment requiring students to carry out an experiment as a group and write up their results individually in the form of a brief research report. Each group will also give a brief presentation of their research project to the class.
|Instructor(s): Versey,H. Shellae Times: ...W... 07:10PM-10:00PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 1||JR major: 1|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 5||FR: 4|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 5||1st Ranked: 2||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 3|