Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9206035232015Scientific Research Methods and Techniques I (E)Compulsory113
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
To be able to obtain the necessary equipment to conduct scientific research.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Berrak TARANÇ
Learning Outcomes
11. To teach the scientific research methods.
22. The ability of using scientific research methods.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Obtaining various achievements in order to make the necessary scientific presentations.
Course Contents
To give students the awareness of doing research.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 What is science? What is scientific research?
2 What is the method? What is the technique? What is method and technique from scientific research?
3What are the basics of the research?
4 What are the points to consider when choosing a scientific research topic to study on?
5What are the screening methods in a scientific research?
6How are surveys, interviews and observations made from screening methods? (discussions on examples on this subject)
7Evaluation of surveys, observations and interviews.
8 How to edit the citation explanation footnote, footnote, bibliography?
9How to search the literature and distinguish it according to its types in scientific studies?
10Evaluate the suitability and reliability of resources.
11 Working methods in music archives and libraries.
12 What should be considered when doing research in social sciences?
13 What are the scientific writing rules?
14 Objective approach in scientific studies
15 Repetition of all teachings and discussion of important topics.
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Berrak TARANÇ, Ege Bölgesinde yaşayan Halk Müziği ezgileri Zeybekler ve 56 Ezginin çeşitli Yöntemlerle Kataloglanması. 2. Alev ARIK, Toplum Bilimlerinde Yöntem 3. Halil SEYİDOĞLU, Bilimsel Araştırma ve Yazma El Kitabı 4. Dr. Aysel AZİZ, Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Yöntem e Teknikleri Birsen GÖKÇE, Toplumsal Bilimlerde Araştırma
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14228
Reading5420
Homework6636
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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