GCSE psychology [EDEXCEL]- Research methods - the basics
This is a GCSE psychology lesson which covers the basics of research methods. The lesson is designed to last 90 minutes and there are 15 slides on the power point. This lesson also comes with a booklet/ worksheet which students should fill in whilst the lesson is being taught. All key information and activities are included on this worksheet. Challenge and extension tasks are provided on the power point. Included: Starter, students to work out the key methods based on the images. Title page, encouraging students to think about what they already know about research methods. Key concepts that will be covered- students to see which ones they can already define. Explanation of primary and secondary data- workbook task. Explanation of qualitative and quantitative data- workbook task. Different types of hypotheses, dependent & independent variables, controlling extraneous variables. Key content on the pp slide and in the workbook- application tasks for students to complete. Sampling techniques- students to complete strengths and weaknesses task in workbook. May need access to the GCSE psychology Edexcel textbook to help them with this. Research and experimental designs- students to complete table in workbook based on info on pp slide. 3 x short answer practice exam questions. Provided on the workbook. Mark schemes are included on the pp slides. Plenary- students workout missing words in the sentences.