Information Package / Course Catalogue
Scientific Research Methods
Course Code: MYL554
Course Type: Required
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

Purpose of this course is providing an opportunity to establish or advance their understanding of research through critical exploration of research language, ethics, and approaches.

Course Content

The course introduces the language of research, ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Aynur UÇKAÇ
Learning Outcomes
1.They understand research terminology
2.Be aware of the ethical principles of research.
3.Describe quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research.
4.Identify the components of a literature review process .
5.Critically analyze published research.
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Introducing the set of tools and methods
Week 3 - Theoretical
Research Ethics
Week 4 - Theoretical
Introduction to Quantitative Research, Study Designs and Methods
Week 5 - Theoretical
Analysis and Interpretation of Quantitative Data
Week 6 - Theoretical
Preparation for midterm exam
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Introduction to Qualitative Research, Study Designs and Methods
Week 9 - Theoretical
Analysis and Interpretation of Qualitative Data
Week 10 - Theoretical
Introduction to Mixed Methods Research, Study Designs and Methods
Week 11 - Theoretical
Analysis and Interpretation of Mixed Methods Data
Week 12 - Theoretical
Critical Appraisal of Mixed Methods Research
Week 13 - Theoretical
Article writing process
Week 14 - Theoretical
Article writing process
Week 15 - Theoretical
Article writing process
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 - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-2
4
4
4
5
4
OÇ-3
4
4
3
3
3
OÇ-4
4
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
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