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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN PSK311 Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERFifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Instructor Leman Korkmaz Karaoğlu
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will be able to conduct experiments to provide answer psychological research questions.
2) Will think experimentally about the problems they encountered with.
3) Will apply their statistical knowledge on experiments that they design.
4) Will apply the ethical code to experiments.
5) Will write a report for an experiment.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Experimental Design
2nd Week Experimental Idea and Conducting an Experiment
3rd Week Ethical Issues and Procedures for Conducting an Experiment
4th Week Decision on Variables
5th Week Validity and Threats to Internal Validity in Experimental Designs
6th Week Within and Between Subjects Designs
7th Week Control Techniques
8th Week Control Techniques (continued)
9th Week Factorial (Complex) Designs
10th Week Factorial (Complex) Designs (continued)
11th Week Quasi-Experimental Designs
12th Week Implicit Measures
13th Week Presentation of Students? Experiments
14th Week Presentation of Students? Experiments
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGMartin, D. (2007). Doing psychology experiments (7 th ed.). Belmont: Cengage Learning.
Christensen, L. B., Johnson, R. B., Turner, L. A., and Christensen, L. B. (2011). Research methods, design, and analysis (12 th ed.). Essex:
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture,Questions/Answers,Project
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz210
Project130
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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