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SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
FBE590 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES 1 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : MASTER'S DEGREE, TYY: + 7.Level, EQF-LLL: 7.Level, QF-EHEA: Second Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. TARIK ÇAKAR
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: To put forward detailed scientific approaches about scientific research techniques and to train qualified researcher candidates.
Contents of the Course Unit: Science and basic concepts (facts, knowledge, absolute, etc.), basic information about the history of science, the structure of scientific research, scientific methods and different views on these methods, problems, research model, universe and sample, data collection and data collection methods (quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques), recording, analyzing, interpreting and reporting data.

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

Define the basic concepts of scientific research techniques.
Express the importance of scientific research.
Explain the process of preparing a scientific research proposal.
Apply the process of preparing scientific research proposal.
Write field and do source scanning work.
Define the basic concepts of statistics.
Write statistical hypothesis.
Apply the necessary tests to measure linear relationship.
Apply parametric tests.
Prepare scientific research proposal report.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Scientific Research Techniques -
2 - Research process -
3 - Scientific Ethics -
4 - Utilizing Resources -
5 - Reference Methods -
6 - Article Search Formats: Internet -
7 - Article Search Formats: E- Library -
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 - Article Search Formats: ANKOS -
10 - Article Writing and Computer Technologies: Word Processors I -
11 - Article Writing and Computer Technologies: Word Processors II -
12 - Article Writing and Computer Technologies: Spreadsheet -
13 - Article Writing and Computer Technologies: Graphics and Images -
14 - Scientific Research Presentation Techniques -
15 - Student Presentations -
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Abdurrahman Tanrıöğen, Anı Yayınları, İstanbul, 2011.

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
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
3

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
5
2
5

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 14 3 42
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 3 42
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 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 13 13
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 13 13
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 46 0 154
Total Workload of the Course Unit 154
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0