This subject builds upon the concept of partitioning variance covered in the second level statistics subject. This subject will provide a revision of basic correlation and regression principles before introducing students to; i) partial correlation ii) standard multiple regression, iii) hierarchical multiple regression, iv) mediated regression, and v) moderated regression. This subject also covers applied aspects of psychometrics concerning reliability and validity.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Understand, apply and evaluate basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation, and theappropriate use of technologies,
2. Apply knowledge of the scientific method in thinking about problems related to behaviour and mental processes,
3. Use information in an ethical manner,
4. Write a standard research report using APA structure and formatting conventions,
5. Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning.
There are no co-requisites.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
All Psychology programs are accredited in the sequence presented and designed to provide students with learning and graduate outcomes in line with APAC accrediation standards. In order to meet these outcomes, students in the Undergraduate program should complete PSYC11, then PSYC12, and finally PSYC13 subjects in the order sequenced.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.