A consolidation and extension of the methods and analysis techniques introduced in PSYC2009. Topics include the measurement of psychological constructs, experiments and survey designs; analysis of variance for one- and two-way between- and within-subjects designs, planned and post-hoc contrasts, integration of ANOVA and regression as an introduction to the general linear model, searching and analysing the psychological literature, using SPSS ANOVA and Regression models to analyse data, reporting analyses. Examples are extrapolated from published studies in the psychological literature. The course will be taught at a level appropriate for intending honours students.
This is an Honours Pathway Course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Training of psychologists in Australia and internationally is structured around a number of generic skills that are referred to as Graduate Attributes. PSYC3018 is structured in such a way that it provides the opportunity for students to develop these skills. In addition, it will provide students with generalised and transferable skills that will also be useful in careers outside psychology. More particularly, the following graduate attributes and student learning outcomes will be developed through lectures, tutorials and assessment activities in particular:
1. Knowledge and Understanding of the application of statistics within
2. Critical Thinking Skills in Psychological research 3. Knowledge and Understanding of research methods within Psychology 4. Communication Skills in statistics and research methods in
1. Knowledge and Understanding of the application of statistics within Psychology
2. Critical Thinking Skills in Psychological research
3. Knowledge and Understanding of research methods within Psychology
4. Communication Skills in statistics and research methods in Psychology
Other InformationThis is an Honours Pathway Course.
Indicative AssessmentAssessment consists of a Midterm exam (35%) a Final Exam (45%) and Lab Exercises (20%)
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WorkloadTwo hours of lectures, a one hour workshop and 20 hours of laboratories spread across the semester.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsStatistical Methods for Psychology 8th Edition Professor David C Howell ISBN-13:9780495597841 ISBN-10:0495597848 - Available at the ANU Bookshop.
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7414||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|