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PSYC 381: Principles of Statistics & Experimental Design

PSYC 381 course research guide

When is Nadine Anderson, your Librarian, Available?

Email Nadine at nfanders@umich.edu with your research questions and/or to set up a meeting. During the semester I am available online from Sunday through Thursday. I do not engage in work emails outside of these days or holidays.

Welcome!

This guide will help you with your course research assignments:

  1. Go to Online Library Access for help and instructions on accessing library databases, articles, and ebooks online
  2. Go to What Is Peer Review? to find out what peer-review is and why your professors think it's important

Article Analysis Assignment

  1. Go to Find Articles and use the Mardigian Search box and its Search FAQs to find articles that explain the relationships you find between your variables
  2. Go to Read & Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles for your article summaries
  3. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your evidence and arguments for your Writing Assignment
  4. Go to Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and References List in APA Style:
    • follow the In-Text Citations and Journal Articles links for guidelines and templates 
    • follow the Create an APA References List link and use the References list at the end of the Sample Student Paper

Writing Assignment

  1. Go to Find Articles and use the Mardigian Search box and its Search FAQs to find articles about economic status and academic achievement
  2. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your evidence and arguments for your Introduction and Discussion sections
  3. Go to Write Up Your Writing Assignment for guidelines and instructions on putting together each section of your Writing Assignment
  4. Go to Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and References List in APA Style:
    • follow the Quick Reference Guide, In-Text Citations and Journal Articles links for guidelines and templates 
    • follow the Create an APA References List link and use the References list at the end of the Sample Student Paper
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