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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2009

PSY 418 • Statistics and Research Design - W - Spivey

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44010 MWF
TH
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
NOA 1.116
SEA 2.114/.122
SPIVEY

Course Description

Survey of statistics, including central tendency, variability and inference, and scientific methodology used in psychological research.

Grading Policy

Lecture: Four Exams Including an OPTIONAL Final: 240 Points
--Homework & Quizzes: 48 Points
--Participation & Attendance: 12 Points
Lab: Three Research Reports: 235 Points
--Homework & Quizzes: 44 Points
--Participation & Attendance: 21 Points

Texts

American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.). Jackson, S. L. (2009). Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Process. Wadsworth/Thomson Learning: Belmont, CA. (Special Edition; please check syllabus on first class day)

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