PHS PHS310 - Psychological Writing and Communication Skills

(Credits: 3)

This course will help students develop their writing, reading, critical thinking, and literature search skills within traditional formats for communicating scholarship in psychology.  The course will cover the use of APA-style for experimental reports and literature reviews.  Assignments will emphasize how to interpret experimental findings and evaluate support for hypotheses.  Other assignments will require students to synthesize findings from several published studies and draw conclusions about a body of research.