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SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBE590 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. AYDIN PEKEL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. AYDIN PEKEL

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: It is aimed to provide information on scientific texts, data analysis, and preparation of research reports in accordance with scientific ethical rules.
Contents of the Course Unit: Scientific research methods, preparing scientific research proposal, preparing a written report in accordance with scientific writing and ethical rules.

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

Explains the methods of accessing scientific information and data collection.
Examines scientific texts.
Prepares a research report in accordance with scientific ethical rules.
Applies information about ethical standards, software and legal restrictions.
Explains the scientific research proposal.
Explains the reporting according to scientific writing rules.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature search, Individual research Introduction to Scientific Research Methods Lecture, Discussion
2 Literature search, Individual research Basic Ethical Principles in Scientific Research Lecture, Discussion
3 Literature search, Individual research Unethical Behavior and Ethical Violations in Research Lecture, Discussion
4 Literature search, Individual research Scientific Research Methods Lecture, Discussion
5 Literature search, Individual research Determining Research Subject Lecture, Discussion
6 Literature search, Individual research Defining the Research Problem Lecture, Discussion
7 Literature search, Individual research Resource Scanning Lecture, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature search, Individual research Determination of research method and model Lecture, Discussion
10 Literature search, Individual research Scientific Data Collection and Measurement Methods Lecture, Discussion
11 Literature search, Individual research Validity and Reliability Lecture, Discussion
12 Literature search, Individual research TUBITAK - Research and Publication Board Regulation Lecture, Discussion
13 Literature search, Individual research, Web-based research YÖK - Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Guidelines Lecture, Discussion
14 Literature search, Individual research, Web-based research Preparation Sample Thesis Suggestion Form Lecture, Discussion, Case Study
15 Literature search, Individual research, Web-based research Basic Rules for Article Writing, Samples Related Resources Lecture, Discussion, Case Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Serarslan, M. Z.(2002). Sporda Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri ve İstatistik (Ders Notları). İstanbul.
İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü.(2015). Lisansüstü Tez Yazım Kılavuzu.
Alpar, R.(2001). Spor Bilimlerinde Uygulamalı İstatistik. Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım.

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

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 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 4 10 40
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 3 9 27
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 36 0 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0