The Concordia advanced degree in psychology is widely respected for its ability to prepare graduates with the qualifications essential to pursuing a career in academic research and instruction of psychology. Students will find this curriculum’s rigorous combination of timely theory and hands-on research experience an ideal foundation for pursuit of careers in education, research, and mental health across both academic and institutional sectors.
An introduction to the quantitative analysis of data, including data coding and entry of data. PASW statistics will be used to explore descriptive and inferential statistics using both nonparametric and initial parametric techniques. Formerly EDL-6110.
Introduces the purpose, methods, and ethics for conducting and interpreting research in psychology and behavioral sciences. Emphasis on understanding research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment and program evaluation allowing the development of necessary knowledge to critique research studies.
Provides students opportunities to demonstrate comprehension and implementation of research methodology by conducting a study in collaboration with a sponsoring faculty member. Participate in an ongoing study or construct a novel design. Literature review, research methodology in practice, sample selection, data collection, selection of appropriate statistics, data entry, analysis of results, development of discussion sections. Preparation for doctoral work in psychology and careers in academic or research settings.
History, purpose, principles and methods of assessment; techniques and instruments employed in measuring abilities, achievement, interests, and personality; statistical procedures, limitations of measurement, especially among children. Relationship of assessment to the objectives of the school and counseling procedures.
This course promotes integrity as students acquire attitudes and skills that promote the understanding of adult development with special attention paid to the aging process. it further promotes integrity as students learn to suspend judgment and draw various fields together in order to understand and provide quality care services to the aging population with sensitivity to cultural differences. students obtain the knowledge of techniques and research while attaining competency in the timely use of various person-centered interventions. As knowledge and competency develop, a sense of confidence and leadership is cultivated.