DEPARTMENT OFPSYCHOLOGY. OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIESEffective Fall 2011 Policy Reviewed & Approved by BSOS (6/23/11)and Office of Legal Affairs (6/24/11)Page 1 of 1 Non scholae sed vitae discimusPSYC 100 Research Experience Requirement All students taking PSYC 100 at the University of Maryland must satisfy the Department of Psychology’s Research Experience Requirement. This document explains why research experience is a necessary part of this course, how you will satisfy the requirement and what you need to know about the department’s policy. WHY IS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE REQUIRED? An important goal of PSYC 100 is that all students in the course gain a strong understanding of how empirical research in psychology is conducted and used to evaluate theories. The best way to learn about the research process is to experience it first-hand. Some of the most exciting and cutting-edge research is being conducted right here at Maryland, so there’s no better opportunity to learn about scientific psychology than by participating in those studies.
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