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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY2011 Spec Top: Intro to Psychology Research

Introduction to Psychology Research provides an overview of the most common research methods used in psychology to generate knowledge. Topics include research ethics, formulating questions, choosing a methodology, measuring variables, collecting and analyzing data, and common research pitfalls. Students will participate in a series on hands-on activities that demonstrate parts of the scientific method, and they will read and interpret selected studies. From this essential background, students will develop foundational critical thinking tools to understand, interpret, and evaluate research outcomes. The class will include reading, lecture, discussion, and activities. Students will be required to complete writing assignments based on journal articles, use databases to formulate a bibliography, deliver a presentation in APA format, and take two exams. Credits: 3.000

WRT 1012  Lecture Min Credits: 3.00 And PSY 1011  Lecture Min Credits: 3.00