APP1012 - Psychology 1A
|1.||Analyse current issues in psychology and how theories within the topic areas covered have evolved over time;|
|2.||Assess basic principles of methodologies employed in psychological research;|
|3.||Apply knowledge of research methodologies to a specific research topic and collect data for a research project;|
|4.||Analyse research literature relating to the topic areas covered;|
|5.||Perform an independent literature search using online databases; and|
|6.||Produce a laboratory report written in formal academic style and conforming to APA formatting conventions.|
|Journal||Journal related to workshop readings (450 words)||15%|
|Report||Laboratory report on theoretical content (Part A - 900 words - 30%; Part B - 1000 words - 35%)||65%|
|Test||Tests - multiple choice (10%; 1hr) and short answers (10%; 1.5hrs)||20%|
Psychology 4th ed.
Burton, L, Westen, D & Kowalski, R., (2015)
An interactive approach to writing essays and research reports in psychology 5th ed.
Burton, L., (2010)
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