- Code PSYC2009
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Psychology
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Psychology
- Areas of interest Psychology
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Yiyun Shou
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2022
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See https://www.anu.edu.au/covid-19-advice. In Sem 1 2022, this course is delivered on campus with adjustments for remote participants.
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:
- Use basic descriptive statistics and related methods for summarising data, including graphing techniques
- Understand the basics of probability and apply this knowledge in the use of inferential statistics
- 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
- Critically and intelligently read psychological research literature.
- Lab exercises, in each lab session (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Open-book mid-semester exam (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Open-book final exam (45) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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The expected workload will consist of approximately 130 hours throughout the semester including:
- Approximately 3 hours a combination of live (lectures/Q&A/Quiz) and pre-recorded activities (lectures) per week; and 16 hours of laboratories spread across the semester.
- Approximately 80 hours of self directed study which will include preparation for lectures and other assessment tasks.
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