PSY 702 Data Analysis in Empirical Research (2)
The primary goal of this course is for students to gain familiarity with common data analytic strategies relevant to empirical research in psychology. The emphasis is on reading and understanding the analyses as they are presented in academic journals so that students are informed consumers of the literature. The relationship between research questions, hypotheses, methodology, levels of measurement, and choice of appropriate analyses is emphasized. Analyses to be covered include ANOVA models, nonparametric statistics, measures of association, multiple regression, logistic regression, factor analysis, path analysis, and various qualitative analytic strategies.