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Psychology: Research Methods Course


Psychology: Research Methods
Psychology: Research Methods

Improve your understanding of psychology and learn how to reference accurately when writing on empirical research.


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Course Description

This third and final Psychology course examines experimentation and report writing in a Psychology context. This free learning course outlines protocols for experimentation in Psychology including how to structure and conduct experiments, how to interpret results and how to report findings. This course is ideal for students looking to enhance their knowledge of research methods or those who would like to acquaint themselves with psychological experimentation.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course you will have a good understanding of common methods and concepts used in psychology, such as inferential statistics, participant selection, allocation, placebo, experimenter effects and more. You will gain a good knowledge of empirical research to write a coherent report. Referencing accurately and selecting the best methodology when writing on empirical research is essential. This course will prepare you to do this effectively.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 5 stars based on 80 votes
Course Title: Psychology: Research Methods
Course #: 235
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 6
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description: This third and final Psychology course examines experimentation and report writing in a Psychology context. This free learning course outlines protocols for experimentation in Psychology including how to structure and conduct experiments, how to interpret results and how to report findings. This course is ideal for students looking to enhance their knowledge of research methods or those who would like to acquaint themselves with psychological experimentation.
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Release Date: 11 February 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Veon Gan
    Veon Gan Singapore Too much theory based. Should have included more examples or analogy 2016-04-27 10:04:12
  • Terrie Scrivens
    Terrie Scrivens United Kingdom Informative 2016-02-01 10:02:03
  • Geoffrey Russell
    Geoffrey Russell Australia A convenient summary of the subject. Very quickly and easily completed; perhaps there's no more to be said on the subject. Thank you. 2015-11-16 23:11:17
  • Rajarathnam Suryakumar
    Rajarathnam Suryakumar India It was useful. Thanks 2015-11-10 13:11:31
  • Alieu SOWE
    Alieu SOWE Gambia Very good course especially for people interested in research 2015-10-07 12:10:33
  • C.R. Nurdin
    C.R. Nurdin Indonesia Very interesting. Easy and fun. Development control capabilities. The material is delivered with a tough brief and precise language. Only, I would like to receive regular research knowledge about the procedures of qualitative research and quantitative research. Untilthese course materials, I only get quantitative research procedures. Whatever I was happyto follow the course of this study. My interest is actually a communications research. Is there any course material is provided by Alison? Thank you very much. 2015-10-04 16:10:52
  • John Daab
    John Daab United States of America Excellent and brief course regarding research methods. 2015-09-15 14:09:00
  • Vai  Niu [aka Vaiolelai Niu]
    Vai Niu [aka Vaiolelai Niu] New Zealand This course provides the student with the key components to research methods and experimenting with different groups. A nice short course to equip those interested in research work in psychology and pharmacology. Fa'afetai lava, Vaiolelai Niu from Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand 2015-09-05 12:09:14
  • Daniel Reynolds
    Daniel Reynolds United States of America Just finished the Research Methods Course and it took me 7 test retakes to score 90! lol Well worth it though, it was a very intense yet well put together course on the methodologies of testing and evaluation of test results, which is very distinct aspect to Psychology. Thanks for the challenge and the "mind bender Alison Team. Daniel Reynolds Indianapolis, Indiana 2015-09-04 20:09:30
  • Sajid Siddique
    Sajid Siddique Pakistan A good starter course to familiarize with terminology in the subject 2015-08-28 21:08:53
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