6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Ms Dionne Morris (Summer semester B)
Ms Catherine Rogers (semester 1)
- First semester 2017 (Day)
- Summer semester B 2017 (Day)
The unit expands the study of topics in the field of research assessment already encountered in the first year. It focuses on experimental design and applied methodology, covering experimental design and analysis, hypothesis testing, t-tests, analysis of variance, and post-hoc tests, correlation, chi-square, non-parametric tests and observational, archival and single subject designs. The laboratory programme complements the lectures, and provides further training in research techniques, analysis, oral presentations and teamwork.
On completion of the unit the students will be able to:
- Design and analyse psychological assessment projects.
- Apply of a range of statistical tests appropriately.
- Use statistical packages effectively.
- Prepare a psychological report.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Exam: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
GSC1601, COG1112, PSY2051