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This is a five-section course as part of a two-course sequence in Research Methods in Psychology. This course deals with descriptive methods and the second course deals with experimental methods.
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Recommandé : 7 hours/week
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Globe

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Clock

Approx. 15 heures pour terminer

Recommandé : 7 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Module 1: Introduction

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Reading
5 videos (Total 40 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Lesson 1A: Objective vs Subjective Knowledge9m
Lesson 1B: Introduction to Descriptive Methods7m
Lesson 1C: Ethics5m
Lesson 1D: Case Studies: Single Subject Studies14m
Reading3 readings
Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Module 1 Quiz20m

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Module 2: Observation

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Reading
4 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Lesson 2B: Naturalistic Observation (Animals)9m
Lesson 2C – Naturalistic Observation (Humans)11m
Lesson 2D – Participatory Observation14m
Reading1 readings
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Module 2 Quiz20m

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Module 3: Surveys

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Reading
4 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Lesson 3B – Reliability9m
Lesson 3C – Validity10m
Lesson 3D – Problems with Survey Data15m
Reading1 readings
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Module 3 Quiz20m

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Module 4: Sampling

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Reading
4 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Lesson 4B – When Are Samples Biased?8m
Lesson 4C – Random Sampling and Convenience10m
Lesson 4D – External Validity: Generalizations8m
Reading1 readings
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Module 4 Quiz20m

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Module 5: Correlations

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Reading
4 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Lesson 5B – Multivariate Correlations13m
Lesson 5C – Ruling Out Confounding Variables9m
Lesson 5D – Mediation14m
Reading1 readings
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Module 5 Quiz20m

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Section
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1 hour to complete

Final Exam

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Reading
1 quiz
Quiz1 practice exercises
Final Exam20m

Instructor

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Dr. Anderson D. Smith

Regents’ Professor Emeritus

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