Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707002292019EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGYElective244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to introduce students to major studies in Experimental Psychology and their experimental applications Students will gain skills about designing an experimental project, practice, analizing and reporting experimental data. This course aims to compare and discuss different experimental designs.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Mehmet KOYUNCU
Learning Outcomes
1Construct a hypothesis in an experimental research
2Library and research
3The ability to design experiments to prove hypothesses
4Be skilled in preparing the laboratory for performing experiments
5To be able to analyze the data after application
6To be able to prepare reports
7To comprehend the rules to be followed in writing a report
8To comprehend the principles of preparing reports
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Designing a research project; developing an hypothesis, designing an experiment, preparing the lab for an experiment, data analysis, writing reports according to APA, presenting reports
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Tanışma ve ders içeriğinin incelenmesi
2Distribution of the experiments to the groups
3Divided attention experimentLaboratory practice
4Discusion of the experimental resultsPresentation of experiment results
5Mirror experimentLaboratory practice
6Discusion of the experimental resultsPresentation of experiment results
7Eye-Hand coordination experimentLaboratory practice
8Discusion of the experimental resultsPresentation of experiment results
9Muller-Lyer illusion experimentLaboratory practice
10Discussion of the experimental resultsPresentation of experiment results
11Midterm exam
12Fine motor skills experimentLaboratory practice
13Discusion of the experimental resultsPresentation of experiment results
14Memory experimentLaboratory practice
15Discusion of the experimental resultsPresentation of experiment results
Recommended or Required Reading
Atkinson, R. C. (1988). Stevens handbook of experimental psychology. New York: JohnWiley and Sons. Massaro, D. W. (1989). Experimental psychology: an information processing approach. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Experiment5315
Report Preparation6848
Report Presentation515
Self Study5525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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