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PSYCH 610 Entire Course (UOP)


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PSYCH 610 Week 1 Individual Assignment Research Studies


Questionnaire
PSYCH 610 Week 2 Individual Assignment Week Two Homework
Exercise
PSYCH 610 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Analysis of Ethical
Dilemma
PSYCH 610 Week 3 Individual Assignment Week Three Homework
Exercise
PSYCH 610 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Qualitative vs.
Quantitative Research

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PSYCH 610 Week 1 Individual Assignment


Research Studies Questionnaire (UOP)
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Search for research articles from peer-reviewed publications in the


University Library. Examples of peer-reviewed publications are
listed in Table 2.1 in Chapter 2 of Methods in Behavioral Research.

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PSYCH 610 Week 2 Individual Assignment Week


Two Homework Exercise (UOP)
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Answer the following questions covering material from Ch. 15 of


Methods in Behavioral Research:
1. A researcher is interested in studying the effects of different
levels of distractionnone, low, and highon scores on a test of
visual memory. Participants are randomly assigned to one of three
conditions: no distraction, low distraction,

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PSYCH 610 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Ana


lysis of Ethical Dilemma (UOP)
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Read the following scenario:


A well-known researcher at a major university has two graduate
student assistants. He conducts three studies in his laboratory, all
of which involve very labor-intensive procedures. The graduate
research assistants complete all of the data collection.

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PSYCH 610 Week 3 Individual Assignment Week


Three Homework Exercise (UOP)
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Answer the following questions covering material from Ch. 6 & 7


of Methods in Behavioral Research:
1. What is reactivity? Explain how reactivity impacts
measurement.
2. What are the key features of an experimental design, or true
experiment? How does this compare to case studies?
3. What is survey research and when is it most useful?

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itative vs. Quantitative Research (UOP)
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Complete the Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research assignment


found on your student website

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PSYCH 610 Week 4 Individual Assignment Critical


Analysis of Research Article (UOP)
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Select a research article of interest to you, preferably related to


your Research Proposal, and use the Research Evaluation
Worksheet found on the student website to analyze the article. You
can use this information to help you form the literature review
section of your research proposal.

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Four Homework Exercise (UOP)
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Answer the following questions, covering material from Ch 810 of


Methods in Behavioral Research:
1. What is a confounding variable and why do researchers try to
eliminate confounding variables? Provide two examples of
confounding variables.

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rvey Questions (UOP)
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As a team, locate at least two surveys (you can use any survey
that you find on the internet). Try to find one that is relatively
brief- 10 questions or less. Analyze the questions in the survey.
Construct a table, such as that presented on page 127 of Methods
in Behavioral Research (2009). Evaluate each survey question on
the following points:
negative wording

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PSYCH 610 Week 5 Individual Assignment Outline


of Research Proposal (UOP)
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Prepare a 2-pageoutline of your Research Proposal. The outline


should provide an overview of the main elements of your proposal.
It should include:
An introduction
A brief statement of purpose
The rationale for conducting the study

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Five Homework Exercise (UOP)
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1. What are single-case designs and when are they most useful?
2. How may a researcher enhance the generalizability of the
results of a single case design?
3. What is the relationship between quasi-experiments and
confounding variables? Provide an example

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PSYCH 610 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Th


e Hawthorne Effect (UOP)
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Complete the Hawthorne Effect assignment found on your student


website.ign.

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PSYCH 610 Week 6 Individual Assignment Week


Six Homework Exercise (UOP)
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Answer the following questions, covering material from Ch. 12 of


Methods in Behavioral Research:
1. Define the following terms:
2. How are group means, percentages, and correlations used to
describe research results?

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PSYCH 610 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment De


velopmental Research (UOP)
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Complete the Developmental Research assignment found on your


student website. Complete the table using complete sentences for
your answers.

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Seven Homework Exercise (UOP)
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Answer the following questions, covering material from Ch. 13 of


Methods in Behavioral Research:
1. Define inferential statistics and how researchers use inferential
statistics to draw conclusions from sample data.
2. Define probability and discuss how it relates to the concept of
statistical significance.

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rrelation (UOP)
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Complete the Correlation assignment found on your student


website. You will need to plot the data given and answer the
questions.

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PSYCH 610 Week 8 Individual Assignment Resear


ch Proposal (UOP)
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Submit the Research Proposal.


Include all parts given in the instructions found on your student
website

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PSYCH 610 Week 8 Individual Assignment Week


Eight Homework Exercise (UOP)
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Answer the following questions covering material from Ch. 14 of


Methods in Behavioral Research:
1. What is replication, and what role does it play in increasing the
external validity or generalizability of a study? In what way is the
IRB involved in using participants in a research study?

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PSYCH 610 Week 8 Learning Team Assignment C


ourse Summary (UOP)
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As a team, complete a summary of the main points of the course.


In about a paragraph each, summarize what you learned about
the following:
1. Research and the scientific method
2. Research ethics

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