PSY490 Graduation Project

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY490 Graduation Project 1 2 6 IUS Campus / B Building / B F2.2 : Monday 9:00 - 10:50 IUS Campus / B Building / B F2.2 : Wednesday 9:00 - 9:50
Prerequisite Senior Standing It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Orkun Aydın Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail oaydin@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Faruk Obuca Assistant E-mail fare_96@hotmail.com
Course Objectives The Graduate Project should allow each student to broaden his/her knowledge about a particular, self-selected topic related to a community or global issue. The research topic should be one that is broad enough to allow the student access to enough information, yet narrow enough to make the research scope reasonable. The research topic should be also one that is academically and creatively challenging to the student.
Textbook Materials provided in class.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. demonstrate solid literature review skills and critically analyze psychological research
  2. use historical and contemporary theoretical and research ideas to address a issue of (practical) concern
  3. explore an appropriate research method and articulate the rationale for the methodology, as well as its limitations
  4. collect and analyze data/Implement and monitor implementation of the project based on research findings
  5. Present research findings /project results in a prescribed format(oral and written defense)
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. During semester students will be evaluated through their continuous work. Students will have to sumbit work plan, progress report and final report.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction, syllabus presentation, course presentation
Week 2 Critical thinking and topic selection activities
Week 3 Group Topic presentations
Week 4 Literature review
Week 5 Selection of topic (problem statement and goals)
Week 6 Methodology
Week 7 Research/Work plan submission
Week 8 Qualitative/Quantitative data collection techniques
Week 9 Qualitative/Quantitative data collection techniques
Week 10 Sampling-Pilot field work
Week 11 Sampling-Pilot field work
Week 12 Data analysis/Results analysis
Week 13 Data analysis/Results analysis
Week 14 Presentation of Results&Discussion
Week 15 Presentation of Results&Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Report 1 50 all
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Research / Work plan Report 1 30 1,2
Final Presentation 1 20 all
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Final Report 7 8 56
Home Study 2 5 10 Work Plan 1 7 7
Progress Report 5 7 35
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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