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Research Design & Methodology 1: UNIT 1

Course materials for PSYC 3211, fall of 2015.

UNIT 1 - Summary

Summary 

Unit 1: Sections 1-6

The first two sections will be based on instructor-compiled and created materials. The last four sections will be based on Bhattacherjee's (2012) "Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices". 

All resource materials are available to download in the left column of this page. The files, once downloaded, can be used without Internet access. The instructor-created Study Guides (right column) will help direct your attention in appropriate ways while reading and reviewing the content of the materials.


UNIT 1 - Section 1. 
Finding, Obtaining, & Evaluating Information Resources

UNIT 1 - Section 2.
Ethical Considerations in Research

UNIT 1 - Section 3. 
Bhattacherjee, Ch.1: Science & Scientific Research

UNIT 1 - Section 4.
Bhattacherjee, Ch.2: Thinking Like a Researcher

UNIT 1 - Section 5.
Bhattacherjee, Ch.3: The Research Process

UNIT 1 - Section 6. 
Bhattacherjee, Ch.4: Theories in Scientific Research