Module PCC-3002:
Prosiect (w CLD)

Module Facts

Run by School of Psychology

40 Credits or 20 ECTS Credits

Semester 1 & 2

Organiser: Dr George Houghton

Overall aims and purpose

Nod y modiwl hwn yw rhoi i fyfyrwyr profiad uniongyrchol o gynnal ymchwil seicolegol. Bydd hyn yn datblygu eu sgiliau i gasglu ac adolygu llenyddiaeth, dylunio arbrofol, casglu data, dadansoddi a dehongli data. Mae hefyd yn rhoi cyfle i ddatblygu eu sgiliau cynllunio, eu galluoedd trefniadol a gweithio mewn tîm o fyfyrwyr

Course content

Bydd myfyrwyr yn ymgysylltu â phob agwedd ar y broses ymchwil, gan gynnwys dylunio arbrofion, gan ystyried materion moesegol, profi cyfranogwyr, dadansoddi data, ac ysgrifennu adroddiadau ymchwil.

Assessment Criteria

excellent

• Gwybodaeth gynhwysfawr o'r faes ymchwil • manwl dealltwriaeth o'r maes ymchwil • Astudiaeth helaeth i gefndir y pwnc • Adroddiad ymchwil gyda strwythyr a ffocws ardderchog • Dadleuon wedi'u amddiffyn a'u cyflwyno'n rhesymegol • Dim gwallau ffeithiol / cyfrifiannol • Dehongliad gwreiddiol • Cysylltiadau newydd rhwng testunau yn cael eu datblygu • Dull newydd i'r broblem ymchwil • Cyflwyniad ardderchog gyda chyfathrebu manwl cywir

good

Gwybodaeth gref o'r faes ymchwil • Yn deall y rhan fwyaf ond nid y cyfan o'r maes ymchwil • Tystiolaeth o astudio cefndir y pwnc • Adroddiad gyda strwythur dda • Dadleuon a gyflwynir yn gydlynol i'w gilydd • Yn bennaf yn rhydd o wallau cyfrifiannol a ffeithiol • Mae rhai dehongliadau gwreiddiol cyfyngedig • Cysylltiadau amlwg rhwng testunau wedi eu disgrifio • Problemau wedi eu egluro gan dulliau presennol / ymagweddau • Cyflwyniad dda gyda chyfathrebu cywir

threshold

• Gwybodaeth am feysydd ymchwil allweddol / egwyddorion yn unig • Gwendidau mewn dealltwriaeth o'r maes ymchwil • Tystiolaeth gyfyngedig o astudio i gefndir y pwnc • Adroddiad ymchwil nad yw'n canolbwyntio ar y cwestiwn dan sylw a chyda pheth deunydd amherthnasol a strwythur gwael • Dadleuon wedi eu cyflwyno ond diffyg cydlyniad • Mae nifer o wallau ffeithiol /cyfrifiannol • Dim dehongliad gwreiddiol • Dim ond cysylltiadau pwysig rhwng pynciau yn cael eu disgrifio • Llawer o wendidau mewn cyflwyniad a chywirdeb • Cyfyngedig

Learning outcomes

  1. Cynhyrchu darn gwreiddiol o waith ymchwil ar ffurf eu project blwyddyn olaf.

  2. Cyflwyno'r gwaith hwn mewn cyflwyniad llafar byr

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
Project 90
Oral Presentation 10

Teaching and Learning Strategy

Hours
Individual Project 400

Transferable skills

  • Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
  • Numeracy - Proficiency in using numbers at appropriate levels of accuracy
  • Computer Literacy - Proficiency in using a varied range of computer software
  • Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
  • Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
  • Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
  • Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
  • Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
  • Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
  • Teamwork - Able to constructively cooperate with others on a common task, and/or be part of a day-to-day working team
  • Mentoring - Able to support, help, guide, inspire and/or coach others
  • Management - Able to utilise, coordinate and control resources (human, physical and/or financial)
  • Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting
  • Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others

Subject specific skills

  • Understand the scientific underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
  • Apply multiple perspectives to psychological issues and integrate ideas and findings across the multiple perspectives in psychology.
  • Communicate psychological concepts effectively in written form.
  • Communicate psychological concepts effectively in oral form.
  • Be computer literate for the purpose of processing and disseminating psychological data and information.
  • Retrieve and organise information effectively.
  • Handle primary source material critically.
  • Engage in effective teamwork for the purpose of collaborating on psychological projects.
  • Be sensitive and react appropriately to contextual and interpersonal psychological factors.
  • Use effectively personal planning and project management skills.
  • Work effectively under pressure (time pressure, limited resources, etc) as independent and pragmatic learners.
  • Problem-solve by clarifying questions, considering alternative solutions, making critical judgements, and evaluating outcomes.
  • Reason scientifically and demonstrate the relationship between theory and evidence.
  • Understand and investigate the role of brain function in all human behaviour and experience.
  • Carry out empirical studies by operationalizing research questions, generating hypotheses, collecting data using a variety of methods, analysing data using quantitative and/or qualitative methods, and present and evaluate research findings (under appropriate supervision).
  • Comprehend and use psychological data effectively, demonstrating a systematic knowledge of the application and limitations of various research paradigms and techniques.
  • Use a range of statistical methods with confidence.
  • Employ evidence-based reasoning and examine practical, theoretical and ethical issues associated with the use of different methodologies, paradigms and methods of analysis in psychology.
  • Use a variety of psychological tools, including specialist software, laboratory equipment and psychometric instruments.
  • Be aware of ethical principles and approval procedures.

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