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Applied Quantitative Methods in Survey Research
PSYC 307
Spring 2007 not offered

This hands-on seminar provides advanced and applied experience in survey research. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in 1) conducting an in-depth literature review, 2) evaluating the content of scientific literature, 3) generating testable hypotheses that add substantially to their chosen area of psychological research; 4) locating and gaining access to publicly available data; 5) preparing data for analysis, 6) selecting and conducting descriptive and inferential analyses that address their chosen hypotheses; 7) presenting research findings; and 8) evaluating implications. Students will also learn computer software packages utilized throughout the research process including SAS, Endnote, and Power point.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PSYC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: (PSYC101 AND PSYC201) OR (PSYC105 AND PSYC201)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DATA-MN)(PSYC)

Last Updated on AUG-07-2020
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