STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGY
Credit points: 15
This subject is designed to introduce students undertaking the major stream of psychology to a range of statistical methods used in contemporary psychological research. The material covered in this subject aims to help students understand statistical principles through the introduction of basic statistical procedures. This subject will also help students comprehend statistical analyses in scientific research papers. The statistical computing package SPSS is an integral part of this subject with weekly practice classes held in a computer laboratory. (This subject is normally co-requisite for PSY1CFP and pre-requisite for PSY2PRM.)
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorMitra Jazayeri
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Co-requisites For students in the Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering, and the Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Psychological Science (LWLPS, LWLPY and LWLPYB), this subject is normally a co-requisite for PSY1CFP
Incompatible subjects STA1LS, STA1SS, STA2SS, STA1CTS, STA1STM, ECO1ISB
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Statistics for Psychology, SPSS manual and exercises for the behavioural sciences||Prescribed||Jazayeri, M and Quah, H||DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS|
|Readings||Statistics for the behavioral and social sciences. A brief course.||Prescribed||Aron, A., Aron, E. and Coups, E.J.||4TH EDN. PRENTICE HALL. 2008.|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMitra Jazayeri
One 1.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|eleven 100-word assignments||20|
|one 2-hour examination||50|
|two 45-minute computer tests||30|