|Coffs Harbour||Session 2||Session 2|
|Gold Coast||Session 2||Session 2|
Supports the development of applied research and scientific communication skills for students completing an honours degree in psychology. The nature and limitations of psychological research and its application in the scientist-practitioner model are discussed. Students will reflect on, and critically evaluate, their own research practices. A variety of methodological practices suitable for applied research in psychological practice will be described. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of good data management practices and the ethical imperatives applying to research forming the scientific foundations of practice in psychology.
- The scientist practitioner model.
- Levels of evidence and challenges to null hypothesis testing.
- Single case designs and analysis, reliable change index.
- Interrupted time series and program evaluation.
- Communicating psychological science to a practitioner audience.
- Big data and health informatics
- Open science, replication and good data practices.
- Writing a research proposal.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||select appropriate models for the design and analysis of single-subject data, and interpret the outcomes of these||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||provide a critical analysis of methodological practices in psychological research in an area of practical significance||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|3||construct an effective proposal for a research project||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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