PSYC 502 (01) - Research Methods in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Psychology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 50132
Research design, including experimental and correlation design; internal versus external validity; measurement; writing a research report; graphic and statistical methods for summarizing data; sampling; and special problems such as experimenter effects, reactivity of measurement, and others. The use of hypothesis testing and data analysis in research. Prereq: PSYC 401 and PSYC 402.
Equivalent(s): SOC 601, SW 601, SW 601W
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MW 11:10am - 12:30pm MUB 14
Additional Course Details: 

The required text is listed in "booklist" below. It's available online and is free. There's no need to purchase any text for this course.


Required text: Price, P.C., Jhangiani, R.S., Chiang, I.A., Leighton, D.C., Cuttler, C. (2017). Research Methods in Psychology, 3rd American Edition. It is available for free (download as PDF or read online) at: It is a comprehensive textbook for research methods classes. It is an adaptation of the second American edition and is published under Creative Commons Attribution: Non-Commercial Share-Alike.