Fall 2021 - PSYC 201W C200
Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (4)
Class Number: 7649
Delivery Method: Distance Education
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Prerequisites:PSYC 100 or 102.
An introduction to the procedures used in psychological research, and to the logic underlying them. Topics include the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to research, the formulation of testable questions, the control of extraneous influences, the measurement of effects, and the drawing of valid conclusions from empirical evidence. Provides a background for senior psychology courses since it offers a basis for the critical evaluation and conduct of research. Students with credit for PSYC 201 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Quantitative.
- Writing Assignments 20%
- Research Project 30%
- Weekly Quizzes 30%
- Final Cumulative Quiz 20%
Research Methods: Concepts and Connections (2017, 2nd edition), Passer.
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