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PY4113 - Design and Analysis for Research

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The purpose of this subject is to introduce students to advanced data analysis techniques that build upon those learned at undergraduate level. A special emphasis will be placed on correlation-based techniques called mediation and moderation. Students will learn the logic behind these techniques, best practice when using them, how to perform them in computer packages, and how to appropriately report their results.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate knowledge of advanced data analysis techniques, including mediation and moderation;
  • demonstrate the use of appropriate software to conduct advanced data analysis techniques, including mediation and moderation;
  • appropriately report the results from advanced data analysis techniques, including mediation and moderation.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (40%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (30%)
  • Data analysis and interpretation report 2 - (30%).
Prerequisites: Must complete 72 credit points of level 1, 2, and 3 subjects from an undergraduate Psychology course, and be accepted into the 4th year psychology stream before enrolling in any level 4 PY subjects.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Patrick Lin
Lecturers: Dr Patrick Lin, Dr Amanda Krause.
Workload expectations:
  • 16 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 102 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Patrick Lin
Lecturers: Dr Patrick Lin, Dr Amanda Krause.
Workload expectations:
  • 16 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 102 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Coordinator: Dr Patrick Lin
Workload expectations:
  • 16 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 102 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 16 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 102 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 16 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 102 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.