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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS II PSK213 Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird 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 ALLOCATED4
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 DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSEYes(PSK112)
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
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 READINGCozby, 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 METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Assignment130
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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