Information Package / Course Catalogue
Research Methods and Techniques
Course Code: GTM518
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

To comprehend the basic rules and contents of a scientific research.

Course Content

Basic information about the issues to be considered in a scientific research is given.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Mustafa Oner UZUN
Learning Outcomes
1.Learns the concept of research.
2.Understands the basic elements of a scientific research.
3.Applies the basic principles required for a scientific research.
4.Understands Research Types.
5.Perceives scientific approach.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.ARIKAN, RAUF. (2013). Research Methods and Techniques, Ankara: Nobel Publishing, 2nd Edition
2.UZUN, MUSTAFA ONER "RESEARCH METHODS COURSE NOTES- 2019
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Human, Science and Knowledge
Week 2 - Theoretical
Types of science
Week 3 - Theoretical
The features of science
Week 4 - Theoretical
Some Scientific Concepts: Cases- Event- Principles and Laws- Hypotheses- Theories
Week 5 - Theoretical
Ways to Get Information
Week 6 - Theoretical
Scientific Approach
Week 7 - Theoretical
Models and Theories (Theories)
Week 8 - Theoretical
MİDTERM
Week 9 - Theoretical
What is Research? What does the research process consist of?
Week 10 - Theoretical
Research types
Week 11 - Theoretical
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PARADIGMS: Paradigm- Positivism- Empiricism- Post-Positivism
Week 12 - Theoretical
Modernism-Post Modernism
Week 13 - Theoretical
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH APPROACH AND STEPS
Week 14 - Theoretical
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH APPROACH AND STEPS
Week 15 - Theoretical
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH APPROACH AND STEPS
Week 16 - Theoretical
FINAL EXAM
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory146198
Midterm Examination15510
Final Examination117017
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
OÇ-3
OÇ-4
OÇ-5
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