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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 85 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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  • William Harris
    William Harris South Africa Excellent course that has given me a solid foundation to build on in the future. Thank you very much for an excellent course. 2016-08-18 10:08:50
  • Josephine Musamba
    Josephine Musamba Zambia Very interesting course. Easy to understand and to comprehend. It was a good refresher for me. Thank you 2016-07-22 10:07:11
  • Christine Pickup
    Christine Pickup United Kingdom Found this online course very informative and enjoyable. Look forward to continuing with my learning. The research methods course will help anyone who is interested in psychology! 2016-07-21 23:07:17
  • Christine Pickup
    Christine Pickup United Kingdom I thoroughly enjoyed this course, it was very informative and I have learned a lot. look forward to continuing with my studies. Christine M Pickup 2016-07-21 23:07:34
  • Lerometswe Molefi
    Lerometswe Molefi Botswana This was a very good course. It is very helpful when it comes to the writing empirical research. 2016-07-21 12:07:54
  • Louis Kirstein
    Louis Kirstein South Africa Well presented and logical.. 2016-07-21 10:07:30
  • Ayesha Muazzam iqbal
    Ayesha Muazzam iqbal Pakistan This is very good course for people who are interested in Research Psychology.It is very easy and enjoyable. Thanks 2016-07-04 11:07:53
  • Maria Sandoval Figueroa
    Maria Sandoval Figueroa Mexico I think Social psychology is the analysis of social behavior. What interests social psychology are the relationships between people in life and what are the processes that explain our behavior. Both relationships and processes, they are going to explain our behavior, this gives a very important social weight, not only the biological and psychological. In another vein, include research methods in Social Psychology from which we can highlight the following: The experimental method: to find the cause, when we talk about this method, we say that is created in an artificial situation completely controlled and also try to detect these causal relationships through manipulation, it is very important to control all the variables that do not interest us to ensure that the cause is the independent variable: maximum control. 2016-07-04 06:07:12
  • Neeru Roami Aggarwal
    Neeru Roami Aggarwal [[ZZ]] Clearly designed material and assessment. Really helpful. Thank you 2016-06-21 18:06:47
  • Delali Idrissou
    Delali Idrissou United Kingdom I really enjoyed the course as it met my learning needs. I wanted a straight-to-the-point and clear information about researches in psychology and I am thoroughly satisfied. 2016-05-27 10:05:11
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