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Course No: PSYC.2690-031; SIS Class Nbr: 11906; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Open
An introductory course on the fundamentals of empirical research in psychological science. Instruction will promote understanding and competence in the basic vocabulary of psychological research, addressing information literacy, measurement, reliability, and validity in observed variables and unobserved constructs. Students will learn critical components of experimental, quasi-experimental, and correlational designs, as well as the basics of descriptive statistics, hypothesis and statistical testing, and matching design to analysis strategies. Students will demonstrate this knowledge through he preparation of a research proposal. Finally, this course will provide students a strong basis from which to pursue advanced coursework in a variety of methodological approaches to psychological research. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).
Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor
- Prerequisites: PSYC.1010 Intro to Psychological Science .
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes: Prerequisite courses or knowledge: PSYC.1010 or equivalent;
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: Doreen Arcus
UMass Lowell Bookstore
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 10
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Tuition: $1125
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
Related Programs: B.A. in Psychology
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