Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002112016STATISTICSCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims at ,to get students gain basic skills to use statistics on social science and sociology studies
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. EBRU ÇETİN
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to decide the statistical modeling in the social sciences
2To be able to use statistics in practical sociological studies
3To be able to interpret the findings and data in social science studies with statistical knowledge
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic concepts and approaches in statistics, statistical research and a research content and samples, measurements of variables such as the statistical methods used in social sciences.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1With basic definitions and scope of statistics
2Social Science Research and Statistics
3Basic concepts of statistics
4Basic concepts of statistics
5Measures of central tendency (arithmetic mean, Median)
6Measures of central tendency (arithmetic mean, Median)
7Measures of variability (Ranj, standard deviation, normal distribution concepts, etc.)
8Midterm
9Measures of variability (Ranj, standard deviation, normal distribution concepts, etc.)
10Correlation coefficient
11Correlation coefficient
12Examination of Case Studies
13Examination of Case Studies
14regression analysis
15Examination of Case Studies
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
-İçli Tülin (1987) Sosyal Bilimlerde İstatistik, H.Ü. Basımevi, Beytepe, Ankara -Çakır Filiz (2000) Sosyal Bilimlerde İstatistik, Alfa Yayınları, İstanbul. Arıcı Hüsnü (2004) İstatistik, Yöntemler ve Uygulamalar, Ankara.
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Reading6318
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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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