An introduction to selected quantitative techniques widely used in psychological research and practice, including applications of statistical techniques in the design and analysis of experiments and surveys, and in psychological measurement.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Use basic descriptive statistics and related methods for summarising data, including graphing techniques
2. Understand the basics of probability and apply this knowledge in the use of inferential statistics
3. Describe and use several of the widely used types of confidence interval-based estimation techniques and significance tests, for both experimental and non-experimental methods
4. Critically and intelligently read psychological research literature.
Indicative AssessmentLab exercises 20%, with attendance of at least 80% of the labs required to pass the course (LO 1-4)
Open-book mid-semester exam 35% (LO 1-4)
Open-book final exam 45% (LO 1-4)
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Two hours of lectures per week and 20 hours of laboratories spread across the semester
Requisite and Incompatibility
Smithson, M. (2000) Statistics With Confidence, London: SAGE.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2428||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|