Information Package / Course Catalogue
Scientific Research Thecniques
Course Code: BİS504
Course Type: Required
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

The aim of this subject to review the major scientific research methods used in social sciences and teach students methods, by which they can find literature on a given topic, gather and analyze data, and write reports. Research design, conceptualization and operalization, measurement, and sampling methods are also considered.

Course Content

Scientific research and the scientific method, research design, research process, research plan, implementation, data collection methods and techniques, data sources, data analysis, preparation of research report

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. İmran KURT ÖMÜRLÜ
Prof. Mevlüt TÜRE
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define the basic terms related to research techniques
2.Explain the qualitative and quantitative research techniques
3.To be able to plan a research topic in conformity with scientific research methods
4.To be able to analyse the solution proposals of the research topic
5.To be able to report the research topic that´s given in conformity with scientific rules
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic Concepts of science and research
Week 2 - Theoretical
Determining the Research Topic
Week 3 - Theoretical
Defining the Research Problem
Week 4 - Theoretical
Literature Review
Week 5 - Theoretical
Determination of Research Objectives
Week 6 - Theoretical
Determination of Research Variables and Scales
Week 7 - Theoretical
Determination of Research Hypothesis
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Sample Size Calculations
Week 10 - Theoretical
Data Collection Methods
Week 11 - Theoretical
Determination of Research Designs and Research Methods
Week 12 - Theoretical
Scientific Report Writing
Week 13 - Theoretical
Research and Article Review
Week 14 - Theoretical
Research and Article Review
Week 15 - Theoretical
Literature review and discussion
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 - Theory140114
Assignment101010
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination110212
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)48
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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4
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5
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4
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