1. Introduction To Research MethodsPresentation Transcript
UNIT 2 Investigating Behaviour
Assessment NAB: Question based on research scenario. Covers Outcomes 1 and 2. 50 % of Unit. 30 minutes allowed. Possible 20 marks. 60% pass mark. Research Project: Portfolio containing plan/ log of research. Follows a standard template. Covers Outcome 3. 50% of Unit. Possible 20 marks. 60% pass mark.
Research Methods Summary: The Research Process The Experimental Method The Non-Experimental Method Conducting Research The Research Investigation
The Research Process 1. Form a hypothesis from theory, model or observations. 3. Collect data. 4. Analyse results. 5. Confirm or refute hypothesis based on results. 6. Modify or revise hypothesis and conduct further research. 2. Design research study to test hypothesis.
Activity: To start you off… copy the key terms from page 195 of Cardwell. Psychology for AS level.
Ethics and Research Design. Confidentiality Deception Consent Pain and Stress Any study you design (even if just a paper exercise) should show full awareness of ethical issues and guidelines!!. Remember ethics applies to humans and animals!! More Info: www.BPS.org.uk
Look at the 5 research areas on page 195 of Cardwell…
Discuss and make note of possible research methods.
Note any ethical concerns you feel may apply to each study.