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EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSI460 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. ÖMER GÜRKAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to raise awareness about selected topics in the field of experimental psychology, to have knowledge about current theories and researches, to prepare and conduct similar researches as a group, to evaluate the results and to be able to prepare the publication by using these methods.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include an advanced study of methodological issues in experimental research.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Analyze theories established on the select subjects on experimental psychology. (Bloom’s 4)
Evaluate the contribution of experimental psychology research to psychology in general and the contribution of experimental studies to theory production. (Bloom’s 5)
Apply research and experiments developed in the field of experimental psychology. (Bloom’s 3)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Description of experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
2 Literature Review Theoretical bases of selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
3 Literature Review Research methods of selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
4 Literature Review Findings of research on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
5 Literature Review Findings of research on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
6 Literature Review Current findings on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
7 Literature Review Current findings on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review Creating a research design on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
10 Literature Review Writing introduction for the research Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
11 Literature Review Data collection on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
12 Literature Review Data collection on selected topics on experimental psychology Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
13 Literature Review Data entry and methods of analysis Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
14 Literature Review Data entry and methods of analysis Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
15 Literature Review General Revision Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Er, N. & Er, N. (2014). Deneysel Psikoloji. Nobel Academic Publications.
Myers, A. & Hansen, C. (2012). Experimental Psychology. Wadswoth Cengace Learning.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences. (Bloom 1)
2
Evaluate the economic environment and overall sustainability of firms. (Bloom 4)

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate principles and concepts of economics and finance with other disciplines. (Bloom 4)
2
Define principles, concepts, methods and theories related with economics and finance. (Bloom 1)

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Interpret the charts and tables related to the field. (Bloom 2)

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the theoretical models of economic policies which have direct or indirect effects by using the facts and dynamics of the economic system.(Bloom 4)
2
Analyze economic and financial reports. ((bloom 4)
3
Use basic mathematics, statistics and econometric methods and tools to solve economic and financial problems. (Bloom 3)
4
Interpret the operation of current economic, political and social events by using institutional information related with Economics and Finance.(Bloom 2)

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Organize economic and financial activities in humanitarian and social terms with adherence to ethics. (Bloom 4).

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop a critical perspective on national and international economic, political, social, financial and development problems. (bloom 6)

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the agenda on economics, politics and social issues and improve himself/ herself. (bloom 6)

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze current issues and problems by using the structure and properties of Macro and Microeconomics and variables. (Bloom 4)
2
Evaluate the effectiveness of the general economic system and public policies and their effects on markets and basic economic variables.(Bloom 4)
3
Analyze the cause and effect relationships between the relevant economic variables. (Bloom 4)
4
Evaluate the expected trends and portfolio analyzes in interest and exchange rates within the framework of the general financial system. (Bloom 4)

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 20 20
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 25 25
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 0 127
Total Workload of the Course Unit 127
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0