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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 reviews
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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  • Anastasios Plessas
    Anastasios Plessas Greece Very good and it did not take a lot of time to complete. Straight to the point! 2015-08-26 06:08:28
  • Alexandra Engle
    Alexandra Engle United States of America Easy to understand course 2015-04-09 00:04:36
  • Somal Kayani
    Somal Kayani Pakistan It was very informative especially the empirical research part. Learned a lot from this course 2015-01-29 19:01:49
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    Dondo Joseph Nigeria The course has added some knowledge to me. 2014-08-24 00:08:15
  • Charles Scott-emuakpor
    Charles Scott-emuakpor United Kingdom Just awesome! 2014-08-23 23:08:06
  • Dondo Joseph
    Dondo Joseph Nigeria The material provided for this course is quite interesting and informative. 2014-08-23 23:08:11
  • Hafeez Asghar
    Hafeez Asghar Pakistan very informative course. Being a new to research study, i would suggest all researcher to go through this course. Nice indeed! 2014-08-17 10:08:02
  • Dan Dickerson
    Dan Dickerson United States of America I took an introduction to Psychology in College and found this to be a great review course. 2014-08-15 02:08:33
  • Win Maw
    Win Maw Myanmar Good. I like it. 2014-08-12 11:08:58
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