ERIC Number: EJ549838
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Taking a Course in Research Methods Improves Reasoning about Real-Life Events.
VanderStoep, Scott W.; Shaughnessy, John J.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n2 p122-24 1997
Presents the results of a study that tested students in a research methods and a developmental psychology class on methodological and statistical reasoning at the beginning and the end of the term. Reasoning scores of research methods students improved more than the scores of developmental psychology students. (MJP)
Descriptors: Course Content, Decision Making, Developmental Psychology, Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Individual Development, Life Events, Outcomes of Education, Personality Development, Psychology, Research Methodology, Self Concept, Self Efficacy, Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Student Reaction, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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