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|Offered at:||(B, G, X)|
Trimester 1 (B, G, X), Trimester 2 (X), Trimester 3 (X)
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2: S Hyder (S)
Trimester 3: M Weinberg (B)
2 hours (1 x 2-hour lab class) per week
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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.
Examination (2 hours) 50%, weekly quizzes (5 multi-choice questions per week) 10%, assignment (2000 words) 40%
Field, A. (2013). Discovering Statistics Using SPSS (4th edition). Sage Publications
Gravetter, F. & Forzano, L. (2012). Research methods for the behavioural sciences (4th edition). Wadsworth: Belmont, CA.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.