Statistics and Data Analysis 2

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Statistics and Data Analysis 2

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Psychology, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    PSYC11-105 Statistics and Data Analysis 1 is essential and must be taken prior to enrolling in this subject

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This subject builds upon the concepts of central tendency and variance covered in the introductory statistics subject. This subject explores how these concepts can be used to help us make statistical decisions using ; i) One-way ANOVA, ii) Post-hoc tests iii) Factorial ANOVA and iv) correlational techniques. The principle goals of the subject this semester are to understand the nature of statistical inference (lectures), and to achieve competence in calculating statistics both by hand and using SPSS (labs). Exercises are placed in the context of research problems in Psychology. This subject provides students with intermediate level skills and knowledge in the research methods and data analytic techniques employed by psychologists.

     
    Learning Objective
    1. Understand, apply and evaluate the basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation and the appropriate use of technologies.
    2. Apply knowledge of the scientific method in thinking about problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
    3. Use information in an ethical manner.
    4. Write a standard research report using APA stricture and formatting conventions.
    5. Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning.