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PSY 4103 Adv. Research Methods: Cross-Cultural Psychology: Get Started

PSY 4103 Assignments

For this course, you'll be completing a few assignments*, including:

  • Ethics Paper

Annotated Bibliography (5 pts) 

  • minimum of five sources
  • from at least two different categories of publication such as literature review, empirical study, clinical trials, books, etc.

APA Style Paper (15 pts) - 4 page paper (including the references page) describing a sensitive issue in doing psychological research with human participants, potential justifications for such research, and your personal opinion on conducting research with human participants that involves these risks.

  • Main Project

Research Proposal (3 pts) – "an idea that can be tested"

Annotated Bibliography (5 pts) 

  • minimum of 7 sources
  • from at least two different categories of publication such as literature review, empirical study, clinical trials, books, etc.

APA Style Research Paper (30 pts) – Individually, you will write an approximately 10-15 page APA style paper on your project.

*Check your syllabus for more details about your assignments.

Core Article Databases

Subject Guide Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be successful if they:

  • formulate a topic relating to ethics in research and questions for a research proposal
  • identify keywords/subjects that describe the topic/questions mentioned above
  • create a preliminary search strategy
  • revise search strategy as needed
  • evaluate and select appropriate scholarly sources:
    • at least 5 sources on ethics in research 
    • at least 7 sources on main project
  • identify a test/measure for use in methodology of research project
  • create a properly formatted APA paper

Library Instruction Survey

Please fill out a brief evaluation of the information literacy session you had for this course.  Responses are anonymous.  

Your feedback is very important to me - I read all responses and use the feedback to revise my teaching methods and content.  

Thank you!  - Kristen