Academic Catalog

PSY2101 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Course Code: 2332101
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 9.0
Department: Psychology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SBEL KAZAK BERUMENT
Offered Semester: Fall 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 psychoolgical research.