Information Package / Course Catalogue
Data Analysis
Course Code: EKO550
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Main objectives of this course are to introduce the skills that students will need for scientific information production methods which is one of the most significant requirements of the universities, and to develop the scientific research, research methods and techniques skills of students.

Course Content

Research, science, scientific method concepts, research problems and hypotheses, research models, data collection tools, data analysis techniques, reporting and providing reference.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.A graduate of the course knows and comprehends the methods to product scientific information.
2.A graduate of the course knows and applies defining a research problem and setting hypothesis.
3.A graduate of the course knows how to collect, analyse and reporting the data, and applies
4.Get in-depth understanding and interpretation on economic events
5.Can make an analysis about subjects and can comment on economy
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Balcı, A. Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Yöntem, Teknik ve İlkeler, PegemA Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2006.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic Concepts on Science and Research
Week 2 - Theoretical
Defining Research Problem and Developing Hypothesis
Week 3 - Theoretical
Causality
Week 4 - Theoretical
Conceptualizing, Operationalizing
Week 6 - Theoretical
Empirical Method
Week 7 - Theoretical
Descriptive Method
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid Terms
Week 9 - Theoretical
Content Analysis, Field Research
Week 10 - Theoretical
Logic of Sample Choice
Week 11 - Theoretical
Inferential Statistics: Parametric Tests I
Week 12 - Theoretical
Inferential Statistics: Parametric Tests II
Week 13 - Theoretical
Nonparametric Tests
Week 14 - Theoretical
Research Design and Statistic Test Choice
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory153390
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination120222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
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4
4
4
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4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
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4
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4
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4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue