Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Statistics * OGK   303 5 3 3 3

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. Kamuran TARIM
Prof. Dr.KAMURAN TARIM1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof. Dr.KAMURAN TARIM2. Öğretim Grup:A
The main objective of this course is to gain basic concepts of statistics aplied to education and to implement application of parametric and nonparametric techniques which are used in social sciences.
Introduction to statistics and basic concepts in statistics,descriptive statistics (central tendency, distribution), correlation, hypothesis testing, tests of difference, chi square analysis, statistical data analysis with packet softwares (SPSS) .

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Explains the theories of development, learning, and education related to pre-school children.
Explains regulations, principles and education program about early childhood education.
Explains basic concepts related to Science and Mathematics.
Prepares an annual/daily plan by considering pre-school children´s developmental characteristics, individual differences, and their interests and needs.
Uses family involvement strategies actively.
Plans and conducts a scientific project , and do necessary analysis by using scientific research methodology .
Designs and organizes educational environments in accordance with children´s developmental needs, physical conditions and principles of effective classroom management.
Does multifaceted assessment and evaluation to support children´s development and provide long lasting educational effects.
Applies appropriate methods and techniques to support children´s development from all perspectives.
Chooses, prepares and uses materials appropriate for children´s developmental level and individual characteristics.
Modifies education settings to accommodate children with special needs and applies an inclusive education.
Uses information technology effectively to reach educational goals.
Considers issues related to educational settings and daily life based on historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives.
Takes an active role in individual and group activities and successfully finish the tasks.
Has the ability to search, discover, create alternative solutions, reach information, think critically and engages in productive discussions for personal and professional improvement.
Has the skills of active listening, empathy, self-expression, and use of communication technology for effective interpersonal communication.
Improves him-/herself continuously in scientific, social, cultural and athletic field besides professional development.
Has necessary skills and knowledge in the fields of music, games and drama.
Shows critical, creative and independent thinking abilities and posseses a multi dimensional perspective on professional, social and cultural issues.
Uses her/his knowledge in professional and daily life in accordance with social responsibility and ethics.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Basic statsitical concept -Variable - Measurement and Scale Types Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
2 Organization of data -Establish the original frequency table -Examine the frequency of tables used in research. Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
3 Measures of Central tendency - Steam and leaf plots -mod, median,mean Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
4 Measures of Dispersion -Standard Deviation -Variance Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
5 Techniques of correlation Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
6 Introduction to SPSS program -Variable definition -Introduction of some of the commands Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
7 Inserting data using SPSS program Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
8 Mid-term exam Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
9 Testing hypothesis -Steps of Hypothesis testing Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
10 Difference of means tests -Independent samples t-test Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
11 Difference of means tests -Dependent samples t-test Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
12 Applications of Independent and Dependent samples t-test Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
13 One-Way Variance Analysis Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
14 Applications of One-Way Variance Analysis Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
15 Non parametric tests -Chi square test Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter
16-17 Final Exam Büyüköztürk (2010) related chapter

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