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PSY 4102 Adv. Research Methods: Cognitive Psychology   Tags: ethics, tests & measures  

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PSY 4102 Assignments

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

  • Ethics in Research Paper

  • Research Project

*Check your syllabus for more details about your assignments.

Core Article Databases

  • PsycINFO
    This comprehensive research-based psychology database is produced by the American Psychological Association and indexes journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations from 1887 to the present. It focuses on peer-reviewed literature in behavior science and mental health.
  • ProQuest Psychology
    Includes abstracts and indexing for more than 650 psychology-related titles, with over 540 titles available in full text.
  • MEDLINE via EBSCOhost
    MEDLINE covers all areas of healthcare. Find psychology articles from a medical perspective.
  • Google Scholar
    This search engine searches for scholarly research across many disciplines and sources. By starting your Google search from the SPU pages, the results will link to SPU-owned full-text.
  • All Article and Research 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 10 sources on research questions
  • 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


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