Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Psychology School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Assignments, tutorial work and final exam

Course coordinator

A/Prof Stefanie Becker

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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Course description

In this course students learn how to critically evaluate empirical journal articles in psychology in terms of the appropriateness of the methods and the soundness of the conclusions. The major topics are the nature of psychological research over the domains of the discipline, the design and conduct of research studies, factors affecting the validity of causal inferences drawn from empirical relationships and finally, techniques to enhance the interpretability of results, and the sensitivity, construct validity and generality of research studies.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2020 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile