Subject Code & Title :- PSYC3102 Psychology
Assessment Type :- Assignment
Weighting :- 30%
Length :- 1500 words (maximum)
Aligned Course Learning Outcomes :- CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4, CLO5
PSYC3102 Psychology Assignment
Aligned Unit Learning Outcomes :-
a. Apply and demonstrate advanced written and oral communication skills consistent with research and professional standards in psychology
b. Critically understand evaluate and apply an ethical critical and reflexive standpoint to uphold cultural safety in the application of psychological knowledge to practice and research
c. Critically understand and evaluate and apply robust and rigorous qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate contemporary issues in psychological research and practice
d. Critically demonstrate and apply skills in conducting reporting interpreting and critiquing qualitative and quantitative psychological research in contemporary issues
Applying the knowledge and skills of psychological research methods that you have developed during your psychological studies so far write a research proposal in response to a call from a hypothetical philanthropic organisation who wishes to provide grants addressing the topic: Enhancing wellbeing of diverse Australian communities. You should identify a specific research question addressing the wellbeing needs of a specific minority group those that do not have equal access to resources and socio-political power as other groups and prepare a research proposal using a suitable methodological approach either quantitative or qualitative. You will complete the proposal using the template provided to you on Moodle. You will need to provide a rationale for your proposed project based on a brief literature review a research question hypotheses a detailed methodology a discussion of ethical issues; and a statement on standpoint. We will discuss how to write a research proposal in the Week 9 Tutorial.
There are two example proposals under the assessment information section of the class space. These were taken from the ethics committee examples and are for honours projects. This means they have some different sections than your assessment but they can be used as an example for what should be contained with in each section of your template. Please ensure your proposal conforms to APA 7 th Edition formatting requirements.
1 Project Description Summary :
description of the research in its entirety including proposed analysis. Please use plain English and no bullet points. This section is not included in the word count.)
PSYC3102 Psychology Assignment
2.1. Literature review.
2.2. Rationale/justification (i.e., how the research will fill any gaps contribute to the field of research or contribute to existing or improved practice).
2.3. Main aims.
2.4. Research question(s)/Hypotheses.
3 Project design
4.1. Methodological approach.
4.2.1. Inclusion/Exclusion criteria.
4.2.2. Sample size
4.3.1. Measures used to collect data.
4.3.2. Data collection procedure.
4.4. Proposed data analysis (in plain language).
4.5 Potential standpoint issues