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QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS369 QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS 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. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to help students use statistical programs actively, interpret the results of research in a meaningful way, and gain knowledge and skills in these methods by recognizing statistical methods.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; introduction of SPSS program, explaining the types of analysis, research design, explaining the types of analysis according to the type of variables, parametric and non-parametric statistics, data entry to SPSS, interpretation of the obtained data.

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

Knows the SPSS program.
Uses the SPSS program.
Interprets the results of the analysis performed by SPSS, explain the relationship between variables.
Remembers the information about the universe and sample, how to collect the data and how to perform a quantitative analysis and apply it via SPSS.
Analyzes the data by entering SPSS program.
Distinguishes the types of statistics and design a method according to the research.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Statistics; basic concepts Lecture
2 Reading Introduction to SPSS; Presentation of SPSS menus Lecture
3 Reading Research design and Codebook Preparation Lecture -Demonstration
4 Reading - Practice Data File Preparation and Introduction to SPSS Lecture -Demonstration
5 Reading - Practice Presentation of Preliminary research tests for the reliability of the research; confidence test Lecture -Demonstration
6 Reading - Practice Methods used in the interpretation of the relationship between variables; correlation, regression, factor analysis Lecture -Demonstration
7 Reading - Practice Methods used in the interpretation of the relationship between variables; correlation, regression, factor analysis Lecture -Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading - Practice Methods used in the comparison of the groups; non-parametric tests Lecture -Demonstration
10 Reading - Practice T - test Lecture -Demonstration
11 Reading - Practice Variance Analysis I Lecture -Demonstration
12 Reading - Practice Variance Analysis II Lecture -Demonstration
13 Reading - Practice Graphitising research findings and reporting types Lecture -Demonstration
14 Reading - Practice Graphic analysis and interpretation of results Lecture -Demonstration
15 Reading - Practice Revision Lecture -Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Can, Abdullah. (2016). SPSS ile bilimsel arastirma surecinde nicel verilerin analizi. Ankara: Pegem Academy Publications
Buyukozturk, S., Cakmak, E. K., Akgün, O. E., Karadeniz, S., & Demirel, F. (2016). Bilimsel arastirma yontemleri. Ankara: Pegem Academy Publications
Koseoglu, M., & Yamak, R. (2011). Uygulamalı istatistik. Trabzon: Derya Bookstore
Treiman, Donald J. (2014). Quantitative data analysis: Doing social research to test ideas. John Wiley & Sons.
Treiman, Donald J. (2014). Quantitative data analysis: Doing social research to test ideas. John Wiley & Sons.

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.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 12 4 48
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 6 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0