RSM701QuantResearch - 1 KEISER UNIVERSITY Course Syllabus RSM701 Quantitative Research I Credit Hours 3.0 graduate semester credit hours Prerequisites

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KEISER UNIVERSITY Course Syllabus RSM701 Quantitative Research I Credit Hours: 3.0 graduate semester credit hours Prerequisites: Admission to a Ph.D. psychology program Professor Qualifications: Earned Doctorate in Psychology Professor Name and Bio: Professor Contact Information: COURSE DESCRIPTION Quantitative Research I is a course in applied statistics introducing doctoral students to descriptive and inferential statistics for doctoral level research. Application of statistical tools and methods will be emphasized. Statistical tools covered will be measures of central tendency and variability, reliability, validity, probability, normal distribution, t- distribution, F-distribution, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, Analysis of variance, Chi-square, correlation, and regression. Application to real-life and research based paradigms is made so students can become adept at interpreting empirical findings and develop the skills necessary to complete original research. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of the program, graduates will: Develop an advanced understanding of general psychological principles and theories to include motivation, learning, emotion, and behavior. Appreciate diversity in individuals and the global community, demonstrated through using socio-cultural appropriate methodology in evaluating individual, social, and organizational levels in the field of psychology. Apply principles of effective research methods, evaluating problems, developing research strategies, designing and conducting psychological research, KS 10.23.2015 1
interpreting and evaluating research data, and formulating grounded conclusions to add to the body of knowledge. Demonstrate professional communication skills in writing through organizing, thinking critically, and communicating ideas and information in documents, presentations, and publications. For students in the Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology Evaluate educational and social services program designs to include program evaluation, curriculum development, and assessment strategies. For students in the Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Develop an advanced understanding of Industrial/Organizational Psychology as a science and method for applying psychology to the practical problems faced by people at work in a variety of organizations Prepare graduates whose research, teaching, and applied work is primarily informed by current scientific theory, research, and methods. Develop and publicize new knowledge in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology through dissertation work. Demonstrate professional communication skills in writing through organizing, thinking critically, and communicating ideas and information in documents, presentations, and publications.

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