Psychology Research Methods (PSYC 3130) Dynamic Course Calendar

Readings available on Blackboard

 

Week

Date

Topic

Preparation

Due

1

Tu 8/30

   Welcome

Syllabus

 

W 8/31

   No lab

 

 

Th 9/1

   Research Landscape

Hoerger1

 

2

Tu 9/6

   Ethics

Morling4,

APA video

 

W 9/7

   Lab: CITI Ethics Certification

 

 

Th 9/8

   Ideas

   Translational Team Science

Goodwin3,
Clay

3

Tu 9/13

   Correlations 1

Morling8

 

W 9/14

   Lab: SPSS Basics

 

 

Th 9/15

   Correlations 2

Morling9

 

4

Tu 9/20

   (continue)

Meyer

 

W 9/21

   Lab: Web Searches

 

LA1

Th 9/22

   Exam 1

 

 

5

Tu 9/27

   Career Development 1 (no PPT)

Hoerger2

 

W 9/28

   Lab: SPSS r and R

 

 

Th 9/29

   Secondary Data Analysis

   Measurement 1

Donnellan,
Morling5 (p. 121-135)

 

6

Tu 10/4

   Measurement 2

Morling5 (remainder)

 

W 10/5

   Lab: APA Style and Writing Prep

 

LA2

Th 10/6

   Measurement 3

Morling6 (p. 157-168)

 

Week

Date

Topic

Preparation

Due

7

Tu 10/11

   Measurement 4

Morling6 (remainder)

 

W 10/12

   No lab (Yom Kippur)

 

 

Th 10/13

   No lecture (fall break)

Optional: Read ahead

 

8

Tu 10/18

   Power

   Software and Technology

 

 

W 10/19

   Lab: Writing Prep

 

 

Th 10/20

   Experiments 1

Goodwin5 (p. 149-164),
Goodwin6 (p. 183-185, 190-194)

 

9

Tu 10/25

   Experiments 2

Goodwin6 (p. 183-199),
Goodwin7 (p. 215-239)

 

W 10/26

   Lab: Naturalistic Observation

 

Paper 1

Th 10/27

   Experiments 3

Goodwin5 (remainder),
Goodwin6 (remainder)

 

10

Tu 11/1

   Statistical Review

 

 

W 11/2

   Lab: Survey Design

 

LA3

Th 11/3

   Exam 2

 

11

Tu 11/8

   Experiments 4

 

W 11/9

   Lab: Writing Prep

LA4

Th 11/10

   Experiments 5

Goodwin8,

Interactions video

 

12

Tu 11/15

   Clinical Research 1

Nestor

 

W 11/16

   Lab: APA-Style Quiz and Writing Prep

APA Style Manual (p. 169-224)

 

Th 11/17

   Clinical Research 2

Goodwin10

 

Week

Date

Topic

Preparation

Due

13

Tu 11/22

   No lecture (Independent Study)

 

W 11/23

   No lab (Thanksgiving)

 

 

Th 11/24

   No lecture (Thanksgiving)

 

 

14

Tu 11/29

   Clinical Research 3

Goodwin7 (p. 240-end)

 

W 11/30

   Lab: SPSS t and F

 

Paper 2

Th 12/1

   Clinical Research 4

Horowitz

 

15

Tu 12/6

   Meta-Analysis

Bring Food

FOOD DAY!!!

W 12/7

   Lab: Case Studies and Flextime

 

LA5

Th 12/8

   Exam 3

 

 

16

Th 12/15

   No meetings scheduled

 

Make-up LA (optional),

Paper Rewrites (optional),
both due to Mike by 11:59am
(Stern 3070, slide under the door)

17

Sat 12/17

   Make-up Exam, 1pm (optional)