Information Package / Course Catalogue
Qualitative Research in Science Education
Course Code: İFB531
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: 8
Objectives of the Course

To realize any research process by using concepts, mothods and techniques of the research in parallel with ethic of qualitative research the basic paradigms

Course Content

Ethical issues in qualitative research process and ethical issues, the development of qualitative research design, data collection in qualitative research, creation of theoratical basis of the qualitative research and content of the course on how the research will be applied on curriculum and education policy by getting the students to have information on methods and principles of qualitative research in data analysis and interpretation

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dilek KARIŞAN KORUCU
Learning Outcomes
1.The knowledge of meaning of key concepts related to qualitative research techniques
2.To be able to understand the location and the importance of scientific research in the tradition of qualitative research
3.To be able to describe the properties of qualitative research patterns
4.To be able to apply an appropriate qualitative research techniques on a sample
5.To be able to gather qualitative data analysis
6.To be able to report a research carried out in the qualititive drawing
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kümbetoğlu, B. (2005). Sosyolojide ve Antropolojide Niteliksel Yöntem ve Araştırma, Bağlam.
2.Şimşek, H. ve Yıldırım, A. (2013). Sosyal Bilimlerde Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri. Ankara: Seçkin Yayıncılık.
3.Hatch, J. A. (2002). Doing Qualitative Research in Education Settings. State University of New York Press.
4.Flick, U. (2002). An Introduction to Qualitative Research, Cromwell Pres Limited.
5.Maxwell, A. J. (1996). Qualitative Research Design, Sage Publications.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the course: General principles, the importance of the course, students should be aware of the target, content, process, and explaining the roles of the student and player reviews
Week 2 - Theoretical
Historical origin of the qualitative and quantitative research paradigm
Week 3 - Theoretical
Qualitative research approach: properties, basic principles, the role of the researcher
Week 4 - Theoretical
Qualitative research approach: providing methods of generalization issue, validity and reliability
Week 5 - Theoretical
Research ethics research ethics in general and qualitative
Week 6 - Theoretical
Ethnographical and phenomenology
Week 7 - Theoretical
Grounded Theory and case study
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Qualitative field work preparation
Week 10 - Theoretical
As a technical interview: properties, types, principles
Week 11 - Theoretical
Field study: Interview
Week 12 - Theoretical
As a technical observation: properties, types, principles
Week 13 - Theoretical
Field study: observation
Week 14 - Theoretical
Technically, the document analysis: examples
Week 15 - Theoretical
Qualitative survey reporting according to data analysis, and presentation
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Examination
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Assignment510050
Reading59045
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination120323
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
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