RESEARCH PROJECT IN PSYCHOLOGY A

PSY3RPA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Research Project in Psychology A is a capstone subject whose function is to bring together, reinforce, extend, and illustrate applications of research themes dealt with in first, second, and third year of the Bachelor of Psychological Science. A topic exemplifying one of the School's Areas of Research (AOR) is the focus for these activities. Specifically, students gain experience in the design of a research study, as well as in applying for ethics approval and funding to conduct the study. Relevant themes in the history and philosophy of psychology are also covered. Practical experience with the themes introduced in project group seminars is provided in the tutorials and self-guided learning activities for this subject.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPauleen Bennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (One of PSY1EFP or PSY1PYA) and (One of PSY1CFP or PSY1PYB) and PSY1HPM and PSY2PRM. Enrolment in this unit is restricted. Admission into SBBS or BVBBSW or SZPSOT or LWLBS or LWLPS or RBBS. Other students must obtain the approval of the subject coordinator prior to enrolment.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PSY3RSA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauleen Bennett

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week"

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Group Ethics Application (1,000 words)10
Literature Review (1000 words)Hurdle requirement: attendance at Tutorials and Project Group Seminars25
Online Quizzes (equivalent to 1,000 words)20
Peer Feedback Exercises (equivalent to 500 words)5
Research Grant Application (2,000 words)40

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauleen Bennett

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Group Ethics Application (1,000 words)10
Literature Review (1000 words)Hurdle requirement: attendance at Tutorials and Project Group Seminars25
Online Quizzes (equivalent to 1,000 words)20
Peer Feedback Exercises (equivalent to 500 words)5
Research Grant Application (2,000 words)40

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPauleen Bennett

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Group Ethics Application (1,000 words)10
Literature Review (1000 words)Hurdle requirement: attendance at Tutorials and Project Group Seminars25
Online Quizzes (equivalent to 1,000 words)20
Peer Feedback Exercises (equivalent to 500 words)5
Research Grant Application (2,000 words)40