COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Scientific Method and Research Techniques -I FGO   305 5 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Adnan GÜMÜŞ
Instructors
Prof. Dr.ADNAN GÜMÜŞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The main purpose of this course is to learn the methodoloy for social science and its concepts.
Content
Developing scientific attitudes and understanding in relation to scientific method, criticisms of scientific practices, introducing different research techniques, examining the scientific principles of data gathering process ğf each stage in detail from the first to the last will be considered.

Learning Outcomes
1) Classifiies sciences, knows relationship between variety of types of information with science and knows the limits of science.
2) Knows experimental sciences, scientific research and the basic principles of the method.
3) Establishes a relationship with the question of basic oriented scientific studies and applied oriented studies.
4) Changes a problem into the problem of research using theory and existing research
5) Expresses the problem in the form of research questions and hypotheses.
6) Knows research models, classifies researches.
7) Recognizes data collection techniques (essay, content analysis, observation, ask) and selects the proper techniques of the research question.
8) Know the universe and sample techniques and select the appropriate sampling and universe techniques.
9) Collects data and codes, makes it simple descriptive statistics with spreadsheet data and analysis.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains theorical debates of three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology) in relation to today´s problems
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2
Knows the problems differed from past to present and examines these issues in terms of present-day
X
3
Defines required concepts of the three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology)
X
4
Understands the problems encountered in the study area, solves and redirects
X
5
Interpretes integrating theoretical knowledge with related disciplines, analyses and creates new information
X
6
Makes research sources of the main problems in field of Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology
X
7
The problems encountered in educatıonal environment and everyday life ıs evaluated from the perspective of sociology and psychology
X
8
Puts solutıon recommendations forward systematically and consistently in writing and orally for encountered problems and knowledge in the field
X
9
Takes responsibility individually and / or in a team, be leadership, and works effectively
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10
Deals with problems related to man,society and values independently
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11
Access and use related printed information and other sources of information in the field
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12
Be open to continuous self-development and research
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13
Shows sensivity to issues of social, philosophical, and literary
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14
Follows software and hardware with printed and other information concerning with philosophy, social sciences ,educational sciences and education technologies, reaches, uses and improves effective ways of education-teaching.
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15
Follows the developments and information in the field and and communicates with colleagues
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16
Gets ability of critical, different and creative thinking and multi-dimensional perspective
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17
Uses information related with his/her field in business and everyday life with the awareness of social responsibility
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Relationship between the knowledge of life and information None
2 Data types, the classification of sciences,the boundaries of science and the relationship with a variety of types of knowledge Reading
3 Experimental sciences, scientific research and the basic principles of the method Scanning source book, articles, papers related to subject and make a preliminary study
4 Research models and types Scanning source book, articles, papers related to subject and make a preliminary study
5 The creation of the problem and objectives Scanning source book, articles, papers related to subject and make a preliminary study
6 Variables and variable types Exercise
7 Assessment and measuring levels Exercise
8 Importance, assumptions and limitations Homework
9 Midterm exam The research work will be completed
10 Data and data collection techniques Exercise
11 Experimental models Exercise
12 Observation and document review Exercise
13 Asking techniques (questionnaires and interviews) Exercise
14 Population and sampling Exercise
15 Spreadsheet and simple descriptive analysis Exercise
16-17 Final exam Course review, preparing for the exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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