For this first assignment, you will analyze different types of research. To begin, please read and view the following materials:
- Rice University. (2017). 2.2 Approaches to research (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. in, Psychology. OpenStax. [Electronic version]
- University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing. (2010). 2.2 Psychologists use descriptive, correlational, and experimental research designs to understand behavior (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. In Introduction to Psychology. [Electronic version]
- Describe the design.
- Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the design.
- Give an example of a study completed using this design.
This information is all available in the Unit 1 Learning Content. There are also resources available online to further your understanding.
Your assignment should be typed into a Word or other word processing document, formatted in APA style. The assignment must be double spaced and include an APA formatted title and reference page. In-text citations are required in the body of your writing and full source citations in your reference page. Font size must be 10-12 pt. (Times New Roman 12, Arial 11, Calibri 11, Lucida Sans Unicode 10, Georgia 11).
The title page should include:
- Assignment Name
- Student’s Name
- Course Name and Number
- Instructor’s Name
- Assignment Due Date
Here is additional information to review which discusses how to format your paper.