Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205065112014Research Methods and TechniquesCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to acquire the main theoretical and methodological skills for social scientific research process projects. Students, after taking the course, are expected to have an understanding of the core concepts related to qualitative quantitative research methods in social sciences.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Yahya Kemal Taştan
Learning Outcomes
1Çeşitli uzmanlık alanlarında nesnel bir düşünce ve tutum kazanım oluşturulacaktır.
2Gerek duyduğunda bilginin asıl kaynağına ulaşabilme ve doğru bilgi elde edebilme becerisi kazanma
3Elde ettiği bilgilerin doğruluğunu sınayabilme ve değerlendirme deneyimi edinme
4Bilimsel araştırmalarda bir ard alan oluşturacak kuramsal temeller, Nitel ve nicel Araştırmaların planlanması, Örnekleme kuramları, veri toplama Ölçme ve değerlendirme, rapor yazma.
5Bilimsel araştırmalarda bir ard alan oluşturacak kuramsal temeller, Nitel ve nicel Araştırmaların planlanması, Örnekleme kuramları, veri toplama Ölçme ve değerlendirme, rapor yazma.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The whole qualitative and quantitative research process including critical reading, literature review, methods and techniques will be discussed in this course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Content and aim of the courseTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
2Review of the Literature ITheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
3Review of the Literature IITheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
4Comment Reading Theoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
5Methods of Scientific Search Theoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
6Techniques of Scientific Search Theoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
7Organizing the SourcesTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
8Mid-term examWritten exam will be done.
9Methodological weakness and superiority of qualitative and quantitative researches Theoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
10Sampling and complete inventoryTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
11Types of sampling I, Reliability and validityTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
12Ethic and scientific research ethicsTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
13Limits of reliability and error margins in social science researchTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
14Data Analysis Theoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
15EvaluationTheoretical lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Makeup Examination133
Discussion3927
Question-Answer2612
Criticising Paper2612
Reading3927
Performance51575
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)162
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