|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Compulsory Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||2
|SEMESTER||Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Instructor Leman Korkmaz Karaoğlu
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will be able to carry out a research step by step.
2) Will be able to prepare a survey to meausure the given concept.
3) Will learn data coding via statistical packages.
4) Will be able to effectively use the library, scientific data sources, and the internet in ones research.
5) Will follow the ethical rules that should be abided in scientific research.
6) Will present their research paper with accordance to APA style.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||Yes(PSK112)
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|1st Week ||Getting Acquainted |
|2nd Week ||Introduction to Research |
|3rd Week ||Fundamental Research Issues|
|4th Week ||Fundamental Research Issues (continued)|
|5th Week ||Measurement Concepts|
|6th Week ||Observational Methods|
|7th Week ||Survey Research|
|8th Week ||Mid-term and Survey Research (continued)|
|9th Week ||Survey Research (continued)|
|10th Week ||Experimental Design|
|11th Week ||Understanding Research Results|
|12th Week ||Understanding Research Results (continued)|
|13th Week ||Writing Research Reports|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Cozby, P. C., & Bates, S. C. (2012). Methods in behavioral research (11th Ed.). NY: McGraw-Hill.
Beins, B. C. (2004). Research methods: A tool for life. Boston: Pearson.
Pettigrew, T. F. (1996). How to think like a social sicentist. New York: Longman.
Burns, R. B. (2000). Introduction to research methods. London: Sage.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||60|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||40|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish