Research Design
Overview of designs used in psychotherapeutic literature, emphasizing critical analysis of empirical research.
PSYCH
504
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesConcurrent enrollment in Psych 501.
 TaughtWinter
Course Outcomes: 


1. Understanding of research design and methodology

Students will acquire a fundamental understanding of research design and methodology, and the thinking skills to develop and critique a research design.

Measurement: This will be measured by exams and writing assignments.

2. Learn to use research design principles in own research

Students will learn to use research design principles in conducting their own research.

Measurement: This will be measured by exams and writing assignments.

3. Working knowledge of APA ethical standards for research

Students will acquire a working knowledge of APA ethical standards for research with humans and animals.

Measurement: This will be measured by in class conversations about the required reading, exams and assignments.

4. Skill in developing and critiquing study design

Students will acquire skill in developing and critiquing a study from the standpoint of design and methodology.

Measurement: This will be measured by exams and assignments.