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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN PSY214 Fourth Term (Spring) 3 + 0 6

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERFourth Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED6
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Choose the experimental method suitable for the research questions.
2) Compare types of experimental designs.
3) Identify and discuss confounding variables in the experimental design.
4) Decide on the statistical analysis to be used in experimental design types.
5) Criticize experimental designs within the framework of ethical rules.
6) Write experimental research reports.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE DEFINITIONThe purpose of this course is to teach students about experimental methods used in behavioral sciences. The effective design of an experiment, various experimental designs, properties of the subjects and the experimenter, sampling, analyses of experimental data are the topics of the course. In this course, students learn and apply their knowledge to design an experiment, and writing the scientific the report of the experiment.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Experimental Design
2nd Week How to get an Experimental Idea
3rd Week Ethical Issues
4th Week Literature Search
5th Week Variables
6th Week Within-Subject and Between-Subjects Designs
7th Week Factorial Designs
8th Week Mid-Term Exam
9th Week Designs That Are Not Experimental
10th Week Analyze of Experimental Data
11th Week Interpretation of Experimental Data
12th Week Presentation of Experimental Data
13th Week Presentation of Experimental Proposals
14th Week General Overview
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGMartin, D. (2007). Doing psychology experiments (7th ed.). Cengage Learning.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term120
Project130
Total(%)50
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)50
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)50
Total(%)100
ECTS WORKLOAD
Activities Number Hours Workload
Midterm exam111
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work14570
Preparation for Final exam13030
Course hours14342
Preparation for Midterm exam11515
Laboratory (including preparation)
Final exam
Homework111
Project12020
Total Workload179
Total Workload / 305,96
ECTS Credits of the Course6
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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