Fall 2009 not offered
This hands-on seminar provides advanced and applied experience in survey research. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in conducting an in-depth literature review; evaluating the content of scientific literature; generating testable hypotheses that add substantially to their chosen area of psychological research; locating and gaining access to publicly available data; preparing data for analysis; selecting and conducting descriptive and inferential analyses that address their chosen hypotheses; presenting research findings; and evaluating implications. Students will also learn computer software packages utilized throughout the research process including SAS, Endnote, and PowerPoint.
Using real data in a computer laboratory, students will develop a quantitative argument, formulate and test hypotheses using statistics, and observe and summarize relationships among their selected constructs. The emphasis is on reasoning rather than rote computation.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (PSYC101 AND PSYC201) OR (PSYC105 AND PSYC201)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DATA-MN)(PSYC)
Tutorial chapters on relevant topics and journal articles of original research.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One project report.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course will also count as the research methods requirement.
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