Academic Catalog

PSYC113 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY I

Course Code: 3710113
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Psychology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr V.DOU ERDENER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is intended, first, to introduce the basic concepts of psychological research, such as the relationship between theory and research formulating and testing hypotheses, ethics in research, presentation of results, and second, to explain the nature of and problems associated with observational research in psychology. In addition to three lecture hours a week, two hours will be devoted to the discussion, exemplification, and application of the basic principles of sound psychological research.