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HPS301 - Research Methods in Psychology B

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Shannon Hyder

Trimester 2: Shannon Hyder

Trimester 3: Melissa Weinberg

Email: HPS301@deakin.edu.au

Prerequisite:HPS201
Incompatible with:

HPS781

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour lab class per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 2: Weekly quizzes (5 multi-choice questions per week) 10%

Assessment task 3: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

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Prescribed texts

Field, A. (2013). Discovering Statistics Using SPSS (4th edition). Sage Publications.

 

Gravetter, F., & Foranzo, L. (2012). Research methods for the behavioural sciences (4th edition). Wadsworth: Belmont, CA.

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