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Cursus: 202000322
202000322
Introduction to Research Methodology
Cursus informatie
Cursus202000322
Studiepunten (ECTS)3
CursustypeOnderwijseenheid
VoertaalEngels
ContactpersoonJ. van Straalen - Pas
E-mailj.pas@utwente.nl
Docenten
Docent
dr. H. van der Kolk
Examinator
J. Pouls
Contactpersoon van de cursus
J. van Straalen - Pas
Examinator
J. van Straalen - Pas
Collegejaar2020
Aanvangsblok
1A
AanmeldingsprocedureZelf aanmelden via OSIRIS Student
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Cursusdoelen
At the end of the module, students will be able to:
  • recognize and distinguish between the various activities in the context of empirical research, including formulating a research question, selecting a research design, designing a data collection method and selecting a data analysis technique;
  • formulate a clear descriptive or explanatory research question, including units and (a) variable(s);
  • identify different types of research designs for answering explanatory (causal) questions, including correlational, quasi-experimental and experimental correlational research designs and to use criteria like internal and external validity to assess these designs.
  • Identify different types of data collection methods or measurement instruments
  • calculate some descriptive statistics (incl. measures of central tendency and variability) and create simple charts and tables using the statistical program R.
  • understand the general idea of sampling and inferential statistics.
Inhoud

This study unit is part of the module Psychology and Intervention Design (202000320). In this part of the module you will learn what it means to systematically answer descriptive and explanatory questions. Students learn to specify research questions, to select a research design, and to analyse and interpret the outcomes of the research process.
Modulebeschrijving
This study unit is part of the module Psychology and Intervention Design (202000320). A module is offered as one educational unity and students take it as such.
Participating study
Bachelor Psychologie
Module
Module 1
Verplicht materiaal
Book
Babbie, E. The Practice of Social Research. 14th edition, Cengage Learning, ISBN 978-1-305-10494-5. Please note: there is a cheaper edition (about €62) available for student who buy the book via the study association (Dimensie).
Aanbevolen materiaal
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Werkvormen
Opdracht
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Vragenuur

Werkcollege

Zelfstudie met begeleiding

Toetsen
Written Test

Handing in assignments

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