Advanced Research in Psychology (PSY 403)

2020 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Psychology(PSY)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Asuman Büyükcan Tetik asumanbt@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
PSY301 PSY201 PSY303 PSY202
Formal lecture,Interactive lecture,Field work/field study/on-the-job
Interactive,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Project based learning
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CONTENT

The goal of this course is to develop the knowledge and skills in literature review, data analysis, and writing. Topics of this course include, but are not limited to, hypothesis generation, structure of scientific articles, description of methods, and writing up scientific research papers.

OBJECTIVE

To teach how to generate interesting research questions, conduct psychological research, and report the findings in a scientific method.

LEARNING OUTCOME

At the end of this course, the learner will have knowledge and experience in conducting psychological research and writing scientific research papers.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 3

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 4

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 4

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5


1. Develop knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in humanities and social sciences. 5

2. Assess how global, national and regional developments affect society. 3

3. Know how to access and evaluate data from various sources of information. 5

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Exam 20
Group Project 40
Other 10

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

Some psychological articles and chapters from different books will be assigned.