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PSYC 636. Research Methods in Developmental Psychology. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture/seminar hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: PSYC 680. Research designs, methods, ethical issues and problems specific to developmental psychology. Cross-sectional, longitudinal and sequential strategies. Statistical issues, multivariate statistics and choice of statistical designs appropriate for developmental research questions. Computer skills in organizing and analyzing data. Grant writing and scientific reporting.