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 the conceptual, design, and analytic issues to research across development. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to both conduct and evaluate research. In the service of these goals, students will participate in lectures, readings, discussions, and a series of short-term hands-on projects.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (PSYC105 AND ECON300) OR (PSYC105 AND PSYC200) OR (PSYC105 AND [QAC201 or SOC257 or GOVT201 or PSYC280 or NS&B280])
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|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 this may be waived in the fall semester of 2016.
|Instructor(s): Barth,Hilary C. Times: ..T.R.. 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 3||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 6||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: 8||FR: 0|
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