PSYC344-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Research Methods

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020

Description

An advanced survey of research methods, including the design and conduct of research studies and the analysis and reporting of data in Psychology.

An advanced survey of a selection of research methods in psychology, including the design and conduct of research studies and the analysis and reporting of data. The tutorial/laboratory classes are designed to provide some practical experience in conducting psychological research, and in writing research reports in standard APA format.

Learning Outcomes

  • To introduce students at an advanced level in their undergraduate studies to key research methods in psychology and to equip them to critically evaluate different methods.
  • To provide a foundation in research methods for postgraduate study in psychology and to prepare students to undertake postgraduate research in psychology.
  • To give experience of writing research reports in the form required in psychology using APA style.

Pre-requisites

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 16:00 - 17:00 A2 Lecture Theatre 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 C3 Lecture Theatre 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 E8 Lecture Theatre 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 225 20 Jul - 23 Aug
14 Sep - 20 Sep
28 Sep - 11 Oct
02 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 225 20 Jul - 23 Aug
14 Sep - 20 Sep
28 Sep - 11 Oct
03 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 225 20 Jul - 23 Aug
14 Sep - 20 Sep
28 Sep - 11 Oct
04 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 225 20 Jul - 23 Aug
14 Sep - 20 Sep
28 Sep - 11 Oct
05 Thursday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 225 20 Jul - 23 Aug
14 Sep - 20 Sep
28 Sep - 11 Oct

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 30%
Lab Participation 10%
Research Proposal and Pre-registration 30%
Research Report 30%

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,735.00

International fee $8,500.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.

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