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Learn about courses, in a wide range of fields at a variety of institutions, where principles and resources from Project TIER have been used to teach transparent research methods.

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Basic Statistics for Psychology

University of Wisconsin-Madison
psychology undergraduate
PSY 210, Summer 2022
Instructor: Chelsea Andrews & Morton Ann Gernsbacher

At the end of this course, students will be able to

  • Explain why data beat anecdotes.
  • Understand why a…

Basic Statistics for Psychology

University of Wisconsin-Madison

PSY 210, Summer 2022
Instructor: Chelsea Andrews & Morton Ann Gernsbacher

At the end of this course, students will be able to

  • Explain why data beat anecdotes.
  • Understand why association is not causation.
  • Explain the fundamental concepts and apply the basic procedures that underlie descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Interpret and draw conclusions from graphical displays and standard output from statistical software packages.
  • Understand why statistical significance does not necessarily imply practical importance.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues associated with sound statistical practice.

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Research Methods

University of Wisconsin-Madison
psychology undergraduate
PSY 225, Summer 2023
Instructor: Morton Ann Gernsbacher

After successfully finishing the course, students will be able to

1. find, read, and understand scie…

Research Methods

University of Wisconsin-Madison

PSY 225, Summer 2023
Instructor: Morton Ann Gernsbacher

After successfully finishing the course, students will be able to

1. find, read, and understand scientific articles and synthesize scientific results;

2. effectively communicate ideas, critical evaluation, and research through analytic writing and engaging

narrated presentations;

3. think critically, examine links between method and results, consider alternative explanations, and

knowledgeably consume research;

4. generate testable hypotheses and design psychological research using different methods, data

collection tools, and analysis techniques;

5. correctly interpret and convey statistical results via text, tables, and graphs;

6. use key principles of science, including use of evidence, scientific reliability and validity, and fair

and thorough evaluation of research inside and outside the classroom;

7. understand that ethical principles, behavior, and decision-making pertain to all aspects of the research

process

8. identify how psychological science can inform societal practices policies, review, and apply what you learn.

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Advanced Social Psychology

University of Hong Kong
psychology undergraduate R Markdown jamovi
Psychology 3052, Fall 2019
Instructor: Gilad Feldman

The purpose of this course is for students to gain an in-depth understanding of the recent developm…

Advanced Social Psychology

University of Hong Kong

Psychology 3052, Fall 2019
Instructor: Gilad Feldman

The purpose of this course is for students to gain an in-depth understanding of the recent developments in psychological science through the lens of social psychology.

After taking this course, students will:

1. Understand the recent developments in psychological science and the so-called “replication/reproducibility crisis”.

2. Gain an academic overview of main research themes in social-psychology.

3. Summarize, analyze, reflect, and apply classic experiments and findings in social-psychology.

4. Articulate process and findings, both orally and in writing, with discussion of evidence and its implications for the academic field and in everyday life.

5. Experience and lead, hands-on, high-quality academic research using the most recent methodological advances in psychological science conducting a pre-registered replication and extension of a classic study in social-psychology .

  • In-depth analysis of a published academic article
  • Assessment of experimental scientific methods and evidence (effect-size, confidence-intervals, power, and p-values
  • Pre-registration plan
  • Data analysis
  • Pre-registered replication report (as an academic submission)

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Research in Psychology

Agnes Scott College
psychology undergraduate SPSS
Psychology 400, Fall 2017
Instructor: Janelle Peifer

In this course, students: 1) develop familiarity with major theories about and research on global c…

Research in Psychology

Agnes Scott College

Psychology 400, Fall 2017
Instructor: Janelle Peifer

In this course, students: 1) develop familiarity with major theories about and research on global competence, 2) examine the practical, ethical, and scholarly considerations for completing research domestically and abroad, 3) build skills in accessing, comprehending, and critiquing research articles, 4) apply critical thinking skills to your own work and research, 5) explore post-college professional and personal goals, and 6) demonstrate the ability to develop, write, and share research.

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