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Research Methods in Organizational Psychology - Chapter Summary
Working through these lessons is a convenient way to deepen your knowledge of research methods in organizational psychology. Professional instructors discuss key concepts, and you can also study vocabulary words. This interactive chapter will refresh your knowledge of topics specifically related to industrial and organizational psychology. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to do the following:
- Discuss research in industrial/organizational psychology
- Provide an overview of data collection in this field
- Explain data analysis in industrial/organizational psychology
- Recount ethical issues associated with research
The teaching style used by our instructors simplifies the learning process as you elevate your understanding of research methods in organizational psychology. There's a full written transcript available for each video that can be printed to study offline. A brief quiz is provided for each lesson to confirm that you understand and can recollect important information.
1. Research in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
In this lesson, you'll learn how to apply principles of experimental research in the specific area of industrial/organizational psychology. We'll discuss how to design a study that utilizes correct sampling, reliability, validity, data collection and analysis, and how to draw conclusions borne out by our data.
2. Data Collection in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
In this lesson, we will address a few different methods of data collection and show how they can be used to collect qualitative or quantitative information.
3. Data Analysis in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
In this lesson, we'll examine some of the most commonly used statistical methods in industrial-organizational psychology, including how they are used and how to differentiate them from one another.
4. Ethical Issues in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Research
In this lesson, we will look at some of the major ethical issues involved in conducting research in the field of industrial/organizational psychology, with a special focus on protecting the health and privacy of the research participants.
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