Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201106312016RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND ETHICS ICompulsory243
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the principles, aim and phases of a scientific research Daya types and sources, data collection methods and their techniques. Developing an ethical sensitivity and awareness during a research.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi İlkay Südaş
Learning Outcomes
1Learning the scientific research process, data collection methods and presentation
2 Students can develope an ethical sensitivity and awareness and consider the ethical principles during their own researches.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Teaching the principles, aim and phases of a scientific research Daya types and sources, data collection methods and their techniques. Developing an ethical sensitivity and awareness during a research.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Science and scientific research
2Science and scientific research
3Geographic research
4Geographic research
5How to choose a research topic and area?
6How to choose a topic and research area?
7Phases of a geographic research
8Mid-term exam
9Data sources
10Scientific wrting
11Scientific wrting
12Occurance and developement of the concept of "ethic" in scientific research
13Occurance and developement of the concept of "ethic" in scientific research
14Plagiarism : Its Definition and Types
15Plagiarism : Its Definition and Types
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
ARI, Y., İ. KAYA (Editörler) 2014. Coğrafyada Araştırma Yöntemleri. Coğrafyacılar Derneği Yayınları. Balıkesir. DAY, R: 2000. Bilimsel Bir Makale Nasıl Yazılır ve Yayımlanır? TÜBİTAK Yayınları (Çev. G. AŞKAR-ALTAY). 4. Basım. Ankara GOMEZ, B., J.P. JONES III. 2010. “Introduction”. in B. GOMEZ, J.P. JONES III (Editors) Research Methods in Geography. Pp.1-6. Wiley&Blackwell. Chichester. GRAHAM I., R. SHAW, D.P. DIXON, J.P. JONES III. 2010. “Theorizing Our World” in B. GOMEZ, J.P. JONES III (Editors) Research Methods in Geography. Pp. 9-25 Wiley&Blackwell. Chichester. GULBENKIAN KOMİSYONU. 2014. Sosyal Bilimleri Açın. 10.Basım. Metis Yayınları. İstanbul MEDAWAR, P.B. 1997. Genç Bilimadamına Öğütler. TÜBİTAK Yayınları. Ankara ÖZGÜÇ, N. 1994. Beşeri Coğrafyada Veri Toplama ve Değerlendirme Yöntemleri, İ. Ü. Yay. No: 3849, 3. Baskı, İstanbul. SECOR, A.J. 2010. “Social Surveys, Interviews, and Focus Groups” in B. GOMEZ, J.P. JONES III (Editors) Research Methods in Geography. Pp.194-205. Wiley&Blackwell. Chichester.
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)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16232
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination6212
Individual Study for Final Examination6212
Reading111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)89
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
LO155   
LO2     
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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