Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002092016RESEARCH TECHNIQUES-ICompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching fundementals and principles of research techniques in social sciences
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Engin Önen
Learning Outcomes
1learning methodological priciples of sociological research
2learning main features of research techniques in social sciences
3developing ability of desining research
4developing ability of interpretation of research outcomes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
none
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1content and aims of the course
2emergence of social sciences
3concepts of science and scientefic research
4natural sciences and social sciences
5methodological comparision of natural and social sciences
6Objectivity problem in social sciences
7concepts of technique, methodology and
8Mid term exam
9Research design
10Phases of research
11qualitative and quantitative research techniques in social sciences
12Observation techniques in social sciences I
13Observation techniques in social sciences II
14Qualitive and quantitative interview techniques
15Assesment of the course
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Gökçe, B. (1988), Toplumsal Bilimlerde Araştırma, Ankara: Savaş Yayınları Yıldırım, A. & Şimşek, H. (1999), Sosyal Bilimlerde Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Ankara: Seçkin Yayınevi Bilgin, N. (2000), İçerik Analizi, İzmir: E. Ü. Edebiyat Fakültesi Yayınları No: 109 Giddens, A. (2005), Sosyoloji, Haz. Cemal Güzel, Ankara: Ayraç Yay.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Project Preparation11616
Project Presentation133
Self Study31545
Individual Study for Mid term Examination41040
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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