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PSYCH 540 Week 1 Individual Assignment Fundamentals of Research Methodology Paper
PSYCH 540 Week 1 Reflection
PSYCH 540 Week 1 DQ 1
PSYCH 540 Week 1 DQ 2
PSYCH 540 Week 2 Individual Assignment Ethics In Psychological Research
PSYCH 540 Week 2 Team Assignment Research Project Literature Review
PSYCH 540 Week 2 Reflection
PSYCH 540 Week 2 DQ 1
PSYCH 540 Week 2 DQ 2
PSYCH 540 Week 3 Team Assignment Research Project Descriptive Method Design
PSYCH 540 Week 3 Reflection
PSYCH 540 Week 3 DQ 1
PSYCH 540 Week 3 DQ 2
PSYCH 540 Week 4 Team Assignment Research Project Experimental Method Design
PSYCH 540 Week 4 Reflection
PSYCH 540 Week 4 DQ 1
PSYCH 540 Week 4 DQ 2
PSYCH 540 Week 5 Individual Assignment Applied Research Paper
PSYCH 540 Week 5 Team Assignment Topic Selection for Presentation
PSYCH 540 Week 5 Reflection
PSYCH 540 Week 5 DQ 1
PSYCH 540 Week 5 DQ 2
PSYCH 540 Week 6 Individual Assignment Trend Article Analysis
PSYCH 540 Week 6 Team Project Data Analysis and Interpretation Presentation
PSYCH 540 Week 6 Reflection
PSYCH 540 Week 6 DQ 1

PSYCH 540 Week 6 DQ 2

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PSYCH 540 Week 1 Individual Assignment Fundamentals of Research Methodology Paper

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Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you examine fundamental concepts of research methodology in the field of psychology. Address the following items:

Discuss the science of psychology.

Explain the scientific method.

Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative data.

Describe the process of scientific theory construction and testing.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSYCH 540 Week 1 Reflection

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Create a 75- to 100-word statement describing how the week's learning has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process, challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA standards.

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PSYCH 540 Week 2 Individual Assignment Ethics In Psychological Research

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Select a classical issue in ethics and psychological research (e.g., deception in research, informed consent, use of animals). Obtain faculty approval of your selected issue prior to beginning this assignment.

Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you examine your selected issue. Address the following items:

Define ethics.

Discuss the concept of risk/benefit ratio.

Describe your selected issue.

Evaluate the impact of your selected issue on psychological research.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSYCH 540 Week 2 Reflection

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Create a 75- to 100-word statement describing how the week's learning has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process, challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA standards

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PSYCH 540 Week 2 Team Assignment Research Project Literature Review

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Select an issue in the field of psychology. This issue will be the basis for your Research Project due in Weeks 2, 3, and 4. Obtain faculty approval of your selected issue prior to beginning this project.

Locate at least five journal articles concerning research studies that were conducted on your selected issue. These articles should be in peer-reviewed journals and not from the Internet. Note that a research study will include a method, results, and discussion section, providing the details of a study and the interpretation of the findings.

Prepare a 1,750- to 2,100-word literature review of your selected articles. Address the following items for each article:

Present the rationale of the research.

Describe the design, the methods, and the method of analysis used in the study.

Discuss the major findings of the study.

Identify the limitations of the study.

Include a section at the end of the paper that integrates the five studies and identifies potential research questions that follow from the research that you reviewed.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSYCH 540 Week 3 Reflection

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Create a 75- to 100-word statement describing how the week's learning has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process, challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA standards.

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PSYCH 540 Week 3 Team Assignment Research Project Descriptive Method Design

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Design a research study utilizing descriptive research methods for the issue that you selected for your Research Project Literature Review. Prepare a paper between 1200 and 1800 words that address the following items: [Organize the proposal using the standard headings of APA style: introduction, method, results, and discussion.]

Review briefly the literature that justifies the study, starting with the topic and why it is important, followed a brief review of past research (drawn from your first team project), and finishing with a list of what you will be studying in your proposed research. [Introduction]

Describe your sample and how you plan to select it. [Method]

Describe the descriptive method(s) that you selected to utilize in your research study and explain why you selected these methods (i.e., what questions with this information answer?). [Method]

Clearly define the variables that you will measure and how you will measure them. Be sure to indicate the theoretical reasons behind your selection of measures for this descriptive study. [Method]

Speculate on your expected outcome(s) of the study and their significance [Results and Discussion].

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PSYCH 540 Week 4 Reflection

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Create a 75- to 100-word statement describing how the week's learning has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process, challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA standards.

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PSYCH 540 Week 4 Team Assignment Research Project Experimental Method Design

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Design a research study utilizing experimental research methods for the issue that you selected for your Research Project Literature Review. Prepare a paper between 1200 to 1800 words that address the following items:

Review briefly the literature that justifies the study, starting with the topic and why it is important, followed a brief review of past research (drawn from your first team project), and finishing with a list of what you will be studying in your proposed research. [Introduction]

Describe your sample and how you will select it.

Describe the experimental method(s) that you selected to utilize in your research study and explain why you selected these methods.

Describe the independent variable and how you intend to manipulate it in your experiment.

Describe the dependent measures and other variables that you intend to measure in this study and the theoretical reasons for selecting each of these variables.

Speculate on your expected outcome(s) of the study.

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PSYCH 540 Week 5 Individual Assignment Applied Research Paper

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Resource:Research Methods in Psychology

Prepare written responses to the following questions. The response to each of the four questions should be between 250 to 350 words.

1. Define descriptive and inferential statistics. When should you use descriptive statistics? When should you use inferential statistics? How are they related to one another? (Give at least one example illustrating how you would report both descriptive and inferential statistics in a research paper.)

2. What are case studies and small-N (single-subject experimental) research designs? Give at least one example of each. When should you use each of these designs? What can you learn from each of these research strategies?

3. What are experiments? What are the key elements that define an experiment? How are threats to internal validity controlled by experiments? (Give at least one example.)

What are quasi-experimental designs? Why are they important? How are they different from experimental designs? When should they be used? (Give at least one example.)

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PSYCH 540 Week 5 Reflection

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Create a 75- to 100-word statement describing how the week's learning has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process, challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA standards.

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PSYCH 540 Week 5 Team Assignment Topic Selection for Presentation

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Select your topic for the PowerPoint presentation due in Week 6, outline the presentation, identify who will be responsible for each part of the first draft, and set a schedule for completing and refining the project. This should be submitted as a project on the Assignment tab by one of the team members.

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PSYCH 540 Week 6 Individual Assignment Trend Article Analysis

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Locate an article concerning one of the trends listed below that impact research in the field of psychology. Get the approval of your instructor on the article.

More Emphasis on Prevention Research

Integrating Neuroscience into the research

Increase in Field Research

Translational Research (moving basic science findings into applied questions)

Cross-Cultural Research

Individual Differences in Learning and Behavior

Prepare a 700- to 1,000-word analysis of your selected article in which you address the following items:

Summarize your selected article.

Explain the impact of the trend discussed in your selected article on research in the field of psychology.

Speculate on the directions that the research might take.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSYCH 540 Week 6 Reflection

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Create a 75- to 100-word statement describing how the week's learning has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process, challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA standards

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PSYCH 540 Week 6 Team Project Data Analysis and Interpretation Presentation

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Select a method that can be used to analyze research (either correlational analysis or statistical significance testing).

Prepare a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation (with speaker notes) in which you explain the use of your selected method in analyzing research. Address the following items in your presentation:

Describe the way in which your selected method can be used to analyze data.

Demonstrate the use of your selected method using an actual data set or with hypothetical data that you create.

Discuss the advantages and the drawbacks associated with your selected method.

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