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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS PSK413 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will carry out a qualitative research.
2) Will learn the differences between qualitative and quantitative research methods.
3) Will use parameters of qualitative research methods on both quantitative and experimental methods.
4) Will be able to use interview techniques for daha collection.
5) Will write a qualitative research paper.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Qualitative Methods
2nd Week Designing Qualitative Research
3rd Week Ethical Issues
4th Week Interview Techniques
5th Week Focus Group Interviewing
6th Week Ethnographic Field Strategies
7th Week Sociometry
8th Week Mid-term and Unobtrusive Measure in Research
9th Week Histography and Oral Traditions
10th Week Case Studies
11th Week An Introduction to Content Analysis
12th Week Problems in Qualitative Research
13th Week Writing a Qualitative Research Paper
14th Week Summing Up
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGBerg, B. L. (1998). Qualitative research methods. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Total(%)30
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)30
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)70
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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