Psychological Research in Practice
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- 31 Jul 2023
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Investigate, synthesise, and critically evaluate key theoretical features of psychological research.
Apply independent learning, psychological knowledge, critical thinking and analytical judgement to write research reports on psychological topics.
Apply advanced psychological and statistical knowledge to develop creative answers to real-world psychological research questions.
Use information ethically and with culturally sensitively in the design and conduct of psychological research.
Work effectively and collaboratively in teams.
- • The science of psychology.
- • Confident design and measurement.
- • Methodology: experimentation, observation, and lived experience.
- • Drawing meaning from numbers.
- • Research challenges, excitement, and relevance.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:and one of
Prerequisites: Students must be admitted into the following course - SBPSO or undertaking a Psychological Science major (MJR-PSY01). Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PSY3RPB (Research Project in Psychology B) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
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This subject is a capstone subject that brings together, reinforces, extends, and illustrates applications of psychological research. You will conduct an in-depth investigation in an area of psychology and generate a research report that has implications for the practice and discipline of psychology. You will apply your knowledge in ethics, research methods, and psychological theories to practical and applied issues, and have an opportunity to reflect on your future career.
- Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) (15%)
- Research Project write-up (2000-words) (50%)
- Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent) (35%)
Current study term: 30 Jul 23 to 27 Oct 23
Textbook information is pending.