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QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS382 QUALITATIVE 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 recognize qualitative research methods, use them in an active way, gain the ability to analyze and interpret qualitative research findings, and develop a qualitative research proposal.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; introduction of the application areas of qualitative research, introduction and use of NVIVO program, preliminary preparation of research, design of interview, sample selection, decoding of interview findings, qualitative data analysis and reporting.

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

Relates the theoretical knowledge of qualitative research methods with this course (2) and apply this knowledge through NVIVO
Interprets the findings of a research conducted with qualitative research method.
Analyzes a research topic within the framework of qualitative research methods.
Surveys a questionnaire on a qualitative research topic.
Analyzes the data collected during the research through NVIVO.
Evaluates the results of the data in the framework of qualitative research rules.
Recommends appropriate research for qualitative research.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis; basic concepts Lecture -Demonstration
2 Reading Qualitative Research Design Lecture -Demonstration
3 Reading Interview, group interviews and in-depth interview characteristics Lecture -Demonstration
4 Reading Interview, collection of decoding observation data Lecture -Demonstration
5 Reading Introduction to the programme NVIVO description of menus I Lecture -Demonstration
6 Reading Introduction to the programme NVIVO description of menus II Lecture -Demonstration
7 Reading Decoding and preparation of data to be analysed through the programme NVIVO Lecture -Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Qualitative Data Analysis Application in NVIVO Lecture -Demonstration
10 Reading Confidence and ethics in Qualitative Data Analysis Lecture -Demonstration
11 Reading Evaluation of Analysis Results Lecture -Demonstration
12 Reading Reporting Qualitative Data Analysis Results I Lecture -Demonstration
13 Reading Reporting Qualitative Data Analysis Results II Lecture -Demonstration
14 Reading Discussion and Evaluation on Example Qualitative Data Analysis Results Lecture -Demonstration
15 Reading Discussion with students about appropriate research proposal for qualitative research Lecture -Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Bas, Turker, Ulun Akturan. (2008). Nitel arastirma yontemleri: NVivo 7.0 ile nitel veri analizi. Istanbul: Seckin Publications
Yıldırım, A., Simsek, H. . (2003). Sosyal bilimlerde nitel arastirma yontemleri. Ankara: Seckin Publications.
Turnuklu, Abbas. (2000). Egitimbilim Arastirmalarinda Etkin Olarak Kullanilabilecek Nitel Bir Araştırma Teknigi: Gorusme. Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Yonetimi Journal ,6 (4), 543-559.

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 0 0 0
Preliminary & Further Study 0 0 0
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 0 0 0
Preparation for the Final Exam 0 0 0
Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 0 0 0
Total Workload of the Course Unit 0
Workload (h) / 25.5 0
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 0,0