This course introduces research concepts relevant to the scientific evaluation of claims and emphasizes how to think and write scientifically within the behavioral and social sciences. The course provides students with an overview of sampling and the major methods in behavioral and social science research, including descriptive, correlational, and experimental. Scientific thinking skills, the ethical context of research, and American Psychological Association publication style will be emphasized. This is a writing intensive course. Cross-listed with PSYC 3384.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017