Information Package / Course Catalogue
Scientific Research Methods
Course Code: KPS529
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

This course aims to improve the competence of understanding the science and scientific research methods and techniques, evaluating the researches and presenting research projects.

Course Content

Scientific research methods, Data collection processes and analysis methods, Publication ethics and basic principles

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to understand scientific research techniques
2.To be able to understand and analyze the ethical aspects of certain situations related to science and technology
3.To be able to comprehend ethical theories, scientific research and publication ethics and professional ethics in all aspects
4.To be able to design a scientific research and conduct it in accordance with ethical rules
5.To be able to design a scientific research and conduct it in accordance with ethical rules
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Scientific research and scientific research processes
Week 2 - Theoretical
Scientific research methods (Qualitative Research)
Week 3 - Theoretical
Scientific research methods (Quantitative Research)
Week 4 - Theoretical
Measurement instruments used in scientific research
Week 5 - Theoretical
Data collection processes and analysis methods
Week 6 - Theoretical
Concepts of validity and reliability
Week 7 - Theoretical
Research problem and determination of hypotheses
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Data Collection Tools
Week 10 - Theoretical
Methods used in data analysis
Week 11 - Theoretical
Ethics in scientific research
Week 12 - Theoretical
Ethics in scientific research
Week 13 - Theoretical
Scientific article writing techniques
Week 14 - Theoretical
Scientific article writing techniques
Week 15 - Theoretical
Scientific article writing techniques
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141128
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)48
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
3
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3
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3
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5
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue