Advanced Research Methods


Course Objective

This course is designed to prepare research master students to
critically assess methods used in social psychology research, and to
prepare students to design their own studies.

Course Content

The course will cover fundamental issues in social psychology research,
including ethics in collecting and reporting data, assumptions
underlying the null hypothesis significance testing framework,
statistical power, and methods in assessing reliability and validity of
instruments and methods.

Teaching Methods

Class will meet 14 times. In each class, we will have a mixture of
lecture from the instruction, presentations from students to the class,
and class discussion. The instructor will also provide some interactive
tutorials using G*Power and SPSS.

Method of Assessment

Assessment will include short quizzes on the assigned reading material
at the beginning of every class. Students will also be evaluated on a
presentation, a data analysis assignment, and a paper written on a
method or instrument.


Journal articles and chapters will be assigned.

General Information

Course Code P_MADVRES
Credits 6 EC
Period P1
Course Level 500
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science
Course Coordinator dr. J.M. Tybur
Examiner dr. J.M. Tybur
Teaching Staff dr. J.M. Tybur

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Lecture