Unit

School Of Psychology

Introduction to Research MethodsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101190.4

Discipline: BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Catherine OGorman


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit covers the conceptual underpinnings of research in psychology, including research designs such as experimental, quasi-experimental, non-experimental and qualitative research. Conducting ethical research will be covered, including consideration of how research participants are positioned, issues related to conducting research with diverse populations, as well research validity. Writing research proposals and reports according to the conventions of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) are also considered.


Courses
1500.8Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1500.9Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1705.1Bachelor of Psychological Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1711.2Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CONTINUING
1834.1Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1835.2Bachelor of Psychological Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1865.1Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CONTINUING
1865.2Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT
1906.1Bachelor of Psychological Science and CriminologyCURRENT
1910.1Bachelor of Psychological and Social SciencesCURRENT


Specialisations

SM1114.1Psychology ExtensionCONTINUING
SM1124.1Psychology ExtensionCURRENT




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