Ch 2: Human Growth & Development Research Methods: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Research Methods chapter of this Human Growth and Development Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about human growth and development research methods. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the data collection and research design techniques required in a typical human growth and development course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other human growth and development work.
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Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to apply the scientific method to human growth and development research.
  • Explore data collection methods in the field of human growth and development.
  • Discuss different types of experimental research design.
  • Explain why it is important to have a firm grasp on research methodology.
  • Describe the significance of descriptive statistics in human growth and development research.

8 Lessons in Chapter 2: Human Growth & Development Research Methods: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Scientific Method Applications to Human Growth and Development Research

1. Scientific Method Applications to Human Growth and Development Research

Human growth and development researchers utilize the scientific method as they attempt to explain how a person changes throughout their life. The following lesson will explore this process.

Data Collection Methods for Human Growth and Development Research

2. Data Collection Methods for Human Growth and Development Research

This lesson will help you understand and differentiate between the methods of data collection that can be used in human growth and development research.

The True Experimental Research Design

3. The True Experimental Research Design

You need to set up a true experiment to test a hypothesis and demonstrate a cause and effect relationship. This lesson will teach you how this is accomplished and when you are forced to use other research designs.

Research Designs: Quasi-Experimental, Case Studies & Correlational Research Designs

4. Research Designs: Quasi-Experimental, Case Studies & Correlational Research Designs

The true experiment is not the only way to conduct research. This lesson will help you understand the use of quasi-experimental research designs, case studies, and correlational research.

The Importance of Understanding Research Methodology

5. The Importance of Understanding Research Methodology

This lesson will show you why it is necessary to understand the research methods that are used in human growth and development. Learn how interpretation is affected by different research methodologies.

The Purpose of Descriptive Statistics in Human Growth and Development Research

6. The Purpose of Descriptive Statistics in Human Growth and Development Research

How do you make sense of all the data you obtain during research? Knowing the role of descriptive statistics will help you understand how raw data is converted to usable information.

Family Study in Psychology: Examples & Overview

7. Family Study in Psychology: Examples & Overview

Family studies play an important role in determining how mental disorders will manifest. Learn more about family studies in psychology from examples and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Medical Paternalism: Definition & Ethics

8. Medical Paternalism: Definition & Ethics

Medical paternalism isn't just an old-fashioned approach to medicine; it denies a patient the ability to make informed healthcare decisions. Let's define medical paternalism and explore the ethical implications of this treatment approach.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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