Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101047012018Research Methods and Ethics for Research and PublicationCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to provide gaining of skills and knowledge on Research & Development in Basic science and to create awareness for science ethics to inform students about scientific research and publication ethics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. N.Füsun ÇAM
Learning Outcomes
11. Be able to plan and conduct a research in the framework of ethics
22. Be able to work in a team environment or individually
33. Be able to communicate and understand others.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Scientific Research Techniques, Science Ethics, Research Ethics, Publication Ethics
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic concepts, definition of research and development, basic and applied research
2 Applied research criteria for distinguishing research and development types
3Experimental development production and evaluation stages, control stages
4Capacity and research and development planning, equipment analysis
5Experimental development, experimental data evaluation
6Production and evaluation steps
7Science technology fields and human resource, control steps
8Midterm exam
9Research ethics: Topic selection and genuineness
10Research Ethics: Data acquisition and evaluation
11Research Ethics: Responsibilities and rights
12Concepts on Publication Ethics: Plagiarism, fabrication, falsification
13Concepts on Publication Ethics: Duplication, salamization
14Concepts on Publication Ethics: Science ethics
15Concepts on Publication Ethics: Case studies
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Pruzan P., Research Methodology: The Aims, Practices and Ethics of Science, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, (2016) 2. Smith R.J., Butler B.R., LeBold W.K., Engineering Career, McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1983) 3. Danis, M., Largent, E., Grady, C., Wendler, D., Hull, S.C:,Shah, S., Millum, J., Berkman, B., Research Ethics Consultation, Oxford University Press, (2012).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation24590
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11616
Individual Study for Final Examination12222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)174
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