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1 PSY3213C: Research Methods in Psychology with Laboratory Florida State University Summer 2019 Section 01: Tuesday and Thursday 3:35 p.m. 5:05 p.m. (PDB A101) Instructor: Dr. Sarah AinsworthEmail: [email protected] (Canvas email is the best method to contact me) Office location: PDB A207Office hours: Tuesday and Thursdays 5:05 p.m. 5:35 p.m. or by appointment Lab Instructors: Lindsey Chong, Section 02: Mondays 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. (PDB A108) Jordan Turner, Section 03: Mondays 5:15 p.m. 7:15 p.m. (PDB A108) Katherine Schafer, Section 04: Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. (PDB A108) Kristina Chamberlin, Section 05: Wednesday 3:35 p.m. 5:35 p.m. (PDB A108) Course Website: The course web page can be found on Canvas ()Required Text: Morling, B. (2018). Research methods in psychology: Evaluating a world of information (3ndedition). New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-393-63017-6 Readings and Other Materials: Additional readings will be posted on the course website in Canvas. You will also need a tri-fold board and related materials (construction paper, printed paper, etc.) to complete the poster presentation assignment. Prerequisites:PSY 2012 General Psychology (may be taken as corequisite) STA 2122 or STA 2171 or equivalent Introduction to StatisticsCourse Description and Objectives:This course may be one of the most important courses that you will take during your undergraduate career because the main objective is to make you a better consumer of knowledge. The lecture portion will introduce you to philosophical and methodological issues in the empirical study of psychology. The laboratory portion involves running simple experiments, analyzing data, and interpreting the results. A thorough knowledge of research methods will sharpen your logical reasoning and analytical skills. If you pursue a career in research, this course will also serve as the first step toward becoming a creative, competent, and successful researcher.
2 Class meetings will involve discussion and hands-on activities designed to complement the reading assignments. To facilitate learning, it is important for you to prepare by completing reading assignments before class meetings.At the end of this course, you will be able to:* Describe the methodology and purpose of conducting correlational, survey, and observational research * Describe the methodology and purpose of conducting experimental and quasi-experimental research * Critically evaluate research results and conclusions presented in peer-reviewed research articles and in popular press articles * Apply ethical principles to the design, execution, and reporting of research Assignments There are a total of 500 points in this course. In-class Assignments(45 pts.): You will have the opportunity to participate actively each class meeting, and there will be 11 graded in-class assignments throughout the semester, each worth 5 points. In-class assignments will include class debates, collaborative assignments, and individual assignments. To receive credit for in-class assignments, you must participate actively in the

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