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Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

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Available languages

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Subtitles: English
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Introduction

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Reading
6 videos (Total 59 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Lesson 1B: Variables12m
Lesson 1C: Multi-variable Experiments6m
Lesson 1D: Control8m
Lesson 1E: Quasi-experimental Research11m
Lesson 1F: Ethics6m
Reading3 readings
Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Hypotheses

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Reading
3 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Lesson 2B: Searching The Literature10m
Lesson 2C: Operational Definitions and Hypothetical Constructs9m
Reading1 reading
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Group Designs

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Reading
3 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Lesson 3B: Between-group Designs8m
Lesson 3C: Pre-Test and Post-Test Designs9m
Reading1 reading
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Evaluating Causal Claims

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Reading
4 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Lesson 4B: External Validity9m
Lesson 4C: Internal and Statistical Validity8m
Lesson 4D: Significance10m
Reading1 reading
Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m

Instructor

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Dr. Anderson D. Smith

Regents’ Professor Emeritus
School of Psychology

About Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech's campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education....

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