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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Research? - Definition, Purpose & Typical Researchers
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- Become familiar with different types of research.
- Learn how to conduct ethical research.
- Describe the steps taken in setting up research studies.
- Explore different techniques for collecting psychological data.
- Discuss different types of nonexperimental research.
- Explain how qualitative research is designed.
- Examine quasi-experimental research designs.
- Learn different sampling methods.
- Understand why measurement is important to the research process.
- Recognize variables that affect internal validity.
- Identify threats to external validity.
- Learn how to design experiments.
- Describe the use of descriptive statistics and inferential statisics in psychology.
- Understand how to evaluate research findings.
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