Information Package / Course Catalogue
Scientific Research Methods
Course Code: KHÜ534
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

The course aims to introduce students to the basic concepts of scientific research techniques, to enable them to experience the process of preparing a scientific research proposal, to apply the appropriate research methods and techniques to their studies, to present the findings and results obtained with statistical data as a written report in accordance with scientific writing rules and ethical rules.

Course Content

Topics such as defining the research topic and problem, researching the source, establishing hypothesis, determining research method and model, ethical principles of scientific publication and ethical standards will be covered.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Mehmet BİLGEN
Learning Outcomes
1. To be able to explain scientific research and its properties
2.To be able to prepare scientific research proposal
3.To be able to apply appropriate research methods and techniques
4.To be able to search and cite literature
5.To learn data collection and analysis techniques
6.To be able to apply information about ethical standards, software and legal limitations
7.To be able to define research methods, journal selection and effect factor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Research Methods for Science, Michael P. Marder, Cambridge University Press, 2011, ISBN 978-0521145848
2.Bilimsel Yöntem ve Araştırma Teknikleri, İbrahim Arslanoğlu, Gazi Kitabevi, 2016, ISBN 9786053443506
3.Ahmet Asan, SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, AHCI ve ETKİ FAKTÖRÜ (= Impact Factor), Sağlık Bilimlerinde süreli yayıncılık, Türk Tıp Dizini, 2005, 221-263
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Research methodology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Determining the research topic
Week 3 - Theoretical
Defining the research problem
Week 4 - Theoretical
Scanning resources
Week 5 - Theoretical
Writing the hypothesis
Week 6 - Theoretical
Determining the research method and model
Week 7 - Theoretical
Data collection and analysis
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Citation, scientific research writing rules and techniques
Week 10 - Theoretical
Interpretation and report writing
Week 11 - Theoretical
Principles of scientific publication ethics
Week 12 - Theoretical
TÜBİTAK research and publication board regulation, YÖK scientific research and publication ethics directive
Week 13 - Theoretical
Research Techniques in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
Week 14 - Theoretical
Journal selection, impact factor and screening indixes in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Assignment1%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory131126
Midterm Examination1628
Final Examination112214
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)48
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
4
5
OÇ-2
4
5
OÇ-3
5
3
OÇ-4
4
4
OÇ-5
5
3
OÇ-6
3
5
OÇ-7
4
5
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