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Research design and analysis (6 points)
Leader: Dr Jim Phillips (Clayton/Caulfield/Gippsland)
Synopsis: This unit covers at a more advanced level topics in research design and analysis presented in first-year psychology. The topics comprise experimental design and applied methodology. Experimental design and analysis includes hypothesis testing, t-tests, analysis of variance, and post-hoc tests. Applied methodology includes correlation, chi-square, non-parametric tests and observational, archival and single subject designs. The laboratory program complements the lecture series, and provides further training in research techniques, analysis, oral presentations and teamwork.
Assessment: Examination (2 hours, multiple-choice): 50% + Two research design and analysis assignments (500 words each): 40% + Seminar attendance and participation: 10% + Pass Grade Only
Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour laboratory per week
Off-campus attendance requirements: Off-campus students must complete a minimum of 12 hours on-campus weekend school laboratory work.
Prohibitions: STA11 and GSC1601.
Australian Government Requirements for International Students - CRICOS Provider Number: 00008C
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