CPSY 501 Fall 2008 Homepage


Dr. Sean Ho
(604) 513-2121 x3209
5 Neufeld Science Centre
Office hours: MW 16:00-17:00, T 15:00-16:00, R 13:00-15:00 (revised!)
Class location:
F 8:30-11:25am, CanIL computer lab


General course information: objectives, prerequisites, text, policies, etc.


Lecture notes in PowerPoint, data files used in class, and additional articles for reference.

Project Outline

Outline handout for the big semester-long data analysis group project.

Data sets

Data sets and information on what data sets are available for your data analysis project.

REB Information

Information on getting approval for research on human subjects (e.g., questionnaires) from the TWU Research Ethics Board. You should use the form for "Analysis of Existing Data". There is an excellent government Tri-Council tutorial on ethics in research, as well as a TWU document on guidelines for REB forms.

HW Assignments

HW 1

HW Assignment #1 (stats review) is due 19Sep.

HW 2

HW Assignment #2 (hierarchical regression) is due 17Oct.

HW 3

HW Assignment #3 (Mixed-design ANOVA) is due 14Nov.

HW 4

HW Assignment #4 (meta-analysis) is due 5Dec.

Textbook (Field) CD

A copy of the CD in the back of the textbook.


The industry-standard software tool for statistical analysis we will be using in this course, SPSS. I have more information on how you can purchase your own copy of SPSS for use on your own computers, if you so desire.

Article Library

Mini-library of relevant journal articles referenced in class.

Daily Devotionals

Every class starts with a short devotional from the Bible, to help keep everything in perspective!