Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002102016RESEARCH TECHNIQUES-IICompulsory244
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 principles of research techniques in social sciences
2learning basic features of researc techniques in social sciences
3developing ability of desining researches
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
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Content and aims of the course
2survey technique and survery types I
3survey technique and survery types II
4Differences of survey and observation techniques
5Question types in quantitive researches
6principles and rules of desining questions
7advantages and disaadvantages of quantitive and qualitive researc techniques I
8Mid Term exam
9advantages and disaadvantages of quantitive and qualitive researc techniques II
10Research sampling and research universe
11Types of sampling
12reliability and validity
13Reliability limits and margins of error in social sciences
14Analysing the data and interpreting the tables
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Project Preparation21632
Project Presentation133
Self Study31545
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11717
Individual Study for Final Examination11717
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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