Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803003922015FIELD RESEARCHES AND APPLICATIONS IN JOURNALISMElective365
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, basic concepts, hypotheses, types and processes of research, variables and assumptions, universe and sample concepts, sampling methods, data sources and collection methods are used. Therefore, it is aimed to prepare survey questions used in field research, transfer the research data to SPSS program, interpret and interpret the data related to the preparation of the research report.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr.Üyesi İlknur Aydoğdu Karaaslan
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the concepts of scientific research
2To understand the types of sample selection in research
3To be able to comprehend data sources and collection methods in research
4To be able to examine data analysis processes in research
5To be able to analyze research data
6To prepare research report
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Theoretical foundations of scientific researches background, sampling methods, data collection.report writing, etc.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic Concepts in Scientific Research (Hypothesis, Variable, Scientific Research Process, Selection of Research Subject / Problem)
2Formation and Expression of Hypotheses
3Types of Hypothesis, Determination of Research Strategy
4Research Types, Design and Process
5Variables and Assumption
6Research Universe and Sample (Basic Concepts in Sampling, Sample Design Process)
7Sampling Methods (Probability-Based and Probable Non-Sampling Methods)
8Midterm
9Data Sources and Data Collection Techniques (Survey, interview, observation etc.)
10Types of Questions, Preparation and Implementation of Questionnaire Questions
11Transfer of Field Studies to SPSSSPSS Program Introduction
12Determination of Statistical Methods to be used in the Analysis of Research DataSPSS Application
13Statistical Significance and Evaluation of the Research DataSPSS Application
14Interpretation of Research Data SPSS Application
15Preparation of the Research Report
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Selahattin Güriş Melek Astar, Bilimsel Araştırmalarda SPSS ile İstatistik, Der Yayınları, 2014. Hamza Erol, SPSS Paket Programı ile İstatistiksel Veri Analizi, akademisyen kitabevi, 2013. Ayhan Ural İbrahim Kılıç, Bilimsel Araştırma Süreci ve SPSS ile Veri AnaliziSPSS 12.0 for Windows, Detay Yayıncılık,2011 Büyüköztürk Şener, Veri Analizi El Kitabı, Pegem Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2007 Tekin, Vasfi, N., SPSS Uygulamalı İstatistik, Seçkin Yayınları, Ankara, 2006 Baş, T., Anket, Seçkin Yayınları, Ankara, 2006. Akın, F., Sosyal Bilimlerde İstatistik, Ekin Yayınları, Bursa, 2002. Altunışık R.vd., Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Yöntemleri, Sakarya Kitabevi, Sakarya, 2002.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Lectures14456
Practice11515
Field Work41040
Report Preparation2510
Individual Study for Mid term Examination3412
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Report248
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO14    4
LO24    4
LO34    4
LO44    4
LO54    4
LO64    4
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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