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Do you have a great way to teach students how to communicate research?

We are currently looking for resources to help teach the communication of science, including but not limited to, the teaching

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New Research Methods Textbook

We are happy to announce that we have finished a new, innovative, research methods textbook titled "Discovering the Scientist Within" with Worth Publishers. Read More...


Activity: Gaming your way to an understanding of factorial designs. Play in research methods!

This activity is designed to teach factorial designs in research method courses. Students design and conduct mini-studies using video games. Acting as researchers in a fun and novel way enhances Read More...

Activity: To Be Organized - Applying APA Style

This activity requires students to apply what they have learned about APA style, using the content of a very simple lab report. The goal is to apply APA format elements and afford the instructor Read More...

Assignment: Preparing a Research Talk on an Independent Research Project

This assignment requires students to formally present a research study that they have conceptualized, designed, and analyzed themselves.


Assignment: Presenting a Research Proposal

The assignment has students formally present a proposed research study they conceptualize and develop to answer a research question of interest.


Assignment: Preparing a Research Poster on an Independent Research Project

This assignment requires students to create a research poster for a study that they have conceptualized, designed, and analyzed themselves. It also includes preparing a short verbal summary Read More...

Activity: Dissecting an Abstract

This activity has students read and breakdown the abstract of a published research study. It is intended to help them learn the key elements of an abstract for an APA style research report.

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Title of Resource Activity: Honing APA-style writing skills with a focused in-class assignment

This exercise will help teach the material on concise writing and mechanics that is covered in chapters 3 and 4 of the APA manual. This exercise contains sentences that violate specific rules Read More...