Information Package / Course Catalogue
Research Methods and Statistics in Clinical Psychology
Course Code: KPS506
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To know appropriate statistical analysis method for analyse data gain from clinical psychology studies, to apply this method and to interpret analysis results.

Course Content

Descriptive and inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, correlational and multivariate statistical methods, psychometric analyses.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. Knows ststistical methods used in clinical psychology
2.Knows which test to apply and can calculate the power of the test.
3.Can interpret the analysis results having regard to power and effect size
4.Can compute sample size having regard to effect size while planing research
5.Learns research methods, can apply statistical methods
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Field, A. (2009). Discovering Statistics Using SPSS (3rd ed). SAGE
2.Tabachnick, B.G. & Fidell, L. S.(2012) Using Multivaried Statistics (6.ed). Pearson
3.Aron A, Aron E, Coups E. (2012) Statistics for Psychology (6. ed). Pearson
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic Issues in Statistics
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Field (2009); Chapter 1-2-3
Week 2 - Theoretical
Descriptive Statistics
Week 3 - Theoretical
Correlation
Week 4 - Theoretical
Regression
Week 5 - Theoretical
Logistic regression
Week 6 - Theoretical
Compare two means
Week 7 - Theoretical
Compare several means : ANOVA (GLM1)
Week 8 - Theoretical
Covariance anlyisis: ANCOVA (GLM2)
Week 9 - Theoretical
Factorial ANOVA (GLM3)
Week 10 - Theoretical
Repeated measures design (GLM4)
Week 11 - Theoretical
Mixed Design ANOVA (GLM5)
Week 12 - Theoretical
Non-parametric tests
Week 13 - Theoretical
Multi-varied variance analysis (MANOVA)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Multi leveled linear models
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Assignment14%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory101120
Lecture - Practice152145
Assignment103030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
3
3
3
4
3
3
3
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5
5
3
4
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3
3
3
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3
3
3
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3
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3
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3
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3
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5
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3
3
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3
3
3
3
5
5
3
3
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3
3
3
4
3
3
3
4
5
5
4
4
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