cod. 1009397

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Indefinito/interdisciplinare (NN)
"altre conoscenze utili per l'inserimento nel mondo del lavoro"
Type of training activity
12 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The laboratory aims to promote:
- knowledge of the key rights and responsibilities of researchers and
research participants, and their application in the real professional;
- independence of judgment and autonomy with respect to the issues
addressed in the preparation and conduct of a psychological research;
knowledge to communicate research finding.


Basic knowledge of methodology of psychological research.

Course unit content

The laboratory aims to investigate the ethic dimension of research in
Psychology: the protection of participants, researchers and discipline.

Full programme

Presentation of the most important principles of research ethics, in the
field of Psychology:
the protection of subjects and discipline;
informed consent;
protection of finding;
publication of the results.


The study of the topics of the laboratory will be through the study of
some research papers that will be identified and selected with the
students during the lessons.
Al the material will be on platform Elly.

Teaching methods

The lessons will take place in the presence,
Interactive lessons that require the active participation of students:
group discussion on ethical problems, to facilitate the acquisition of the
ability to apply the knowledge to reality, the independence of judgment
and autonomy in practice; analysis of papers; brief reports.
In the event that the worsening of the current health emergency (Covid-
19) does not
make it possible the lesson at presence, it will be totally online at
distance in
synchronous and asyncrhonous mode (TEAMS).

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination, without final vote, takes place by the evaluation of an
individual or in group guided commentary written on the ethical aspects
of research presented in a scientific paper.

Other information

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