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Introduction to research methods

Introduction to research methods

Code: 228337
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ivan Buljan
Lecturers: dr. sc. Bruno Barać - Exercises
doc. dr. sc. Ivan Buljan - Exercises
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Exercises 15
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Main objective of this course is to obtain basic knowledge about research in psychology. Additionally, other objectives include students` introduction with research methodology in psychology, formulation of the research proposal, writing of the scientific report, introduction with quantitative, qualitative and correlations research in psychology, obtaining basic knowledge about the constructions of psychological tests, and familiarizing with ethical rules and regulations as well as means of handling the collected data.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Explain research methodology in psychology
  2. Formulate a simple research proposal
  3. Differentiate and recognize various types of research in psychology
  4. Choose the appropriate type of research with regards to the desired outcomes
  5. Name requirements for the construction of psychological tests
  6. Explain ethical rules and regulations as well as means of handling the collected data in psychology
  1. Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, Third Edition, , Howitt, D., Cramer, D., Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, 2011.
Optional literature:
  1. Handbook of Psychology: Volume 2- Research Methods in Psychology, , Weiner, I. B., New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2003.
1. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Psychology
Consultations schedule: