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Number:PY321
Name:Advanced Experimental Design & Analysis
Description:Advanced survey of psychological research methodology with emphasis on experimental design, computer-assisted statistical analysis, and writing APA style empirical reports. The course will focus on experimental designs with multiple independent variables. Laboratory experiences are an integral part of this course.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
PY221 or PY226 and MS296 or MS301

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course students will be capable of: 1. organizing, scheduling and carrying out scientific research in psychology with minimal supervision. 2. organizing data through use of descriptive statistics and graphical displays to aid in the understanding of sample data. 3. employing the principles of probability to estimate the likelihood of events/outcomes. 4. selecting and using appropriate inferential statistics to make data-driven decisions. 5. appropriately reporting an experiment and its results through a written empirical report and a research presentation.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 (none) Wohl $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Dickson $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2016 INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS USING SPSS + SPSS VERSION 23.0: WITH 9781506336886 KNAPP SAGE Wohl $110 $0 $0
F 2015 (none) Dickson $0 $0 $0
F 2015 (none) Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2015 No Text Required Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2014 No Text Required Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2014 No Text Required Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2013 No Text Required For This Course ZZDIRECT NONE MBS Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2013 No Text Required For This Course ZZDIRECT NONE MBS Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2013 (none) CURRENT Dickson $0 $0 $0
S 2011 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT THOMAS BKST Dickson $0 $0
S 2009 Research Methods in Psychology 9780072530742 Spatz First McGraw Hill Dickson $0 $0
S 2009 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCH 0-07-253074-X SPATZ MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING Dickson $123 $92
S 2008 NO TEXT Dickson $0 $0
S 2008 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT Dickson $0 $0
S 2007 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT THOMAS BKSTORE Dickson $0 $0