Fundamentals of research methods and data analysis as they apply to psychology. Topics covered include: experimental design; a comparison of quantitative and qualitative research; survey design; subject selection; and observational methodology. In addition several commonly used statistical techniques are described. The laboratory component involves hands-on experience with several data collection techniques as well as several statistical techniques.
Taught by the School of Psychology, part of the Faculty of Science
This is a limited entry course.
Coordinator: Paul Jose.
Teaching dates 4th March 2013 - 9th June 2013