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HPS301 - Research Methods in Psychology B

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Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X) Trimester 2 (X), Trimester 3 (X)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

A Pearce (B)

Trimester 3 2012: M Weinberg (B)

Prerequisite:HPS201
Incompatible with:

HPS781

Contact hours: 4 hours (1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour practical) per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit provides an advanced treatment of several important techniques required for the conduct of independent research. Topics include experimental design and the analysis of variance (ANOVA) statistical procedure including planned contrasts, simple effects, interpretation of higher order factorial designs; repeated measures and mixed-mode ANOVA; non-experimental designs, scale construction and surveys; sampling; data screening; and multiple regression.


Students will be given experience in the design and conduct of psychological research, analysis of data using a computer-based statistical package, and writing research reports using APA format.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours) 60%, assignment (2000 words) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$706$706$706$2542$2714

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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