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Research Design & Methodology 1: UNIT 3

Course materials for PSYC 3211, fall of 2015.

UNIT 3 - Summary


Unit 3: Sections 1-8

This unit includes experimental methods and begins our use of inferential statistics to analyze relations between variables. Most of the content is from the Lane et al. book about statistics and two other chapters (from research methods books by Passer and Morling) will provide content about experiments.

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) and Powerpoint slides will help direct your attention in appropriate ways while reading and reviewing the content of the materials.

UNIT 3 - Section 1. 
Morling, Ch 10 - Introduction to Simple Experiments

UNIT 3 - Section 2.
Lane et al., Ch 5-7 - Probability and Normal Distributions 

UNIT 3 - Section 3. 
Lane et al., Ch 9 - Sampling Distributions

UNIT 3 - Section 4.
Lane et al., Ch 10 - Estimation

UNIT 3 - Section 5.
Lane et al., Ch 11 - Logic of Hypothesis Testing

UNIT 3 - Section 6. 
Passer, Ch 10 - Experimentation & Validity

UNIT 3 - Section 7.
Lane et al., Ch 12 - Testing Means

UNIT 3 - Section 8.
Lane et al., Ch 17 - Chi-Square