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SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOC116 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS 2 3 3 4

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Scientific Method and The Philosophy of Science Lecture, discussion
2 - An Approach to Academic Writing Lecture, discussion
3 - Writing General-Specific Texts Lecture, discussion
4 - Problem, Process and Solution Lecture, discussion
5 - Data types: qualitative-quantitative Lecture, discussion
6 - Gathering the Secondary Data Lecture, discussion
7 - Analysis of the Secondary Data Lecture, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 - Gathering the Primary Data: Sampling Lecture, discussion
10 - Gathering the Primary Data: Questionnaire Lecture, discussion
11 - Gathering the Primary Data: Participatory observation Lecture, discussion
12 - Gathering the Primary Data: Interview Lecture, discussion
13 - Analysis of the Primary Data Lecture, discussion
14 - Research proposal and article writing techniques Lecture, discussion
15 - Research ethics Lecture, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -