(F) This course will build on the concepts and principles learned in Experimental Research Design I & II. Topics include ethics in research, writing research proposals and reports, selecting the appropriate research design and statistical analyses, performing literature research, and critically reviewing published research reports. Students will be introduced to frequently used statistical and graphic computer packages in psychology. Students will be required to write a research proposal that includes a hypothesis, literature review, and experimental plan. Students will also be required to implement the proposal in a mall scale pilot study. If approved by the professor, students may choose to fully implement the research proposal in Senior Seminar. Prerequisites: PSYH 200, 301, 302, or written permission of instructor.
- Instructor: Ilie Vasilescu