|1.||Illustrate a developing understanding of social research processes, and the kinds of knowledge gained through social research;|
|2.||Recognise the basic principles and practices associated with the practical use of qualitative and quantitative research methods;|
|3.||Understand key foundational research terms and concepts;|
|4.||Locate and develop skills in summary and paraphrasing of literature;|
|5.||Evaluate and synthesis relevant literature and present this evaluation in a scholarly literature review.|
|Assignment||Bibliographic exercise (1000 words)||30%|
|Test||Class Test (1 hour; open book)||25%|
|Literature Review||Review, evaluation and synthesis of journal articles (1200 words)||45%|
Psychology research methods
Burton, L., & Goodwin, C. J., & Goodwin, K.A., & Jose, P.(2018)
Milton, QLD: John Wiley and Sons Australia, Ltd.
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