The course examines research methods and techniques used in social psychology, including observation and experimentation, as well as correlational, archival, discourse, and interview techniques. Each method is analyzed in terms of underlying theory assumptions and practical implications. The course emphasizes ethical reasoning throughout the design, conduct, and reporting of research. Students are expected to undertake a research project.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PSYC101 OR PSYC105
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Research methods textbook; classic and contemporary social psychology studies; essays on research ethics and moral reasoning.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Short papers, exams, class presentations, research project and paper.
|Instructor(s): Carney,Sarah Kristin Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 5||JR major: 10|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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