Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Research Methods in Science Education * FGK   407 7 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites FTÖ307 İstatistik
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Sedat UÇAR
Prof.Dr.SEDAT UÇAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.SEDAT UÇAR1. Öğretim Grup:B
Students are able to understand research methods by planning and conducting an action research.
Research methods, instruments, data collection, analysis, and writing the report.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Explains the basic concepts and relationships between concepts in science.
Explains the basic concepts of effective classroom management.
Recognizes students´ developmental and learning characteristics and difficulties.
Explains programs, strategies, methods and techniques related to the science and technology teaching.
Explains application areas of science in everyday life.
Offers solutions to problem situations encountered in classroom management.
Uses appropriate methods and techniques for the development of students´ critical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving skills.
Designs materials from the stuff around in accordance with the requirements of science and technology program and students.
Queries information in the field of science and technology using scientific methods .
Uses laboratory according to science and technology program in an appropriate and efficient manner.
Applies contemporary teaching methods and techniques by which the student can construct their own knowledge.
Takes responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve problems related to the field.
Has life-long learning awareness.
Shares his/her knowledge and skills, problems and solutions that he/she identified by means of oral and written communication with the expert and non-expert people.
Uses information and communication technologies effectively.
Uses English sufficiently to follow developments in science and technology education.s .
Sensitive to the agenda of the world and society events / developments .
In addition to proffesional development,he/she improves himself/herself consistently for individual development in the scientific, social, cultural and sports areas in line with educational requirements.
Has national and international sensibilities expressed in the Fundamental Law of National Education.
Behaves in accordance with democracy, human rights, and social, scientific and proffesional ethical values

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Scientific Methods. Educational Research None
2 Research Methods, Process of Research, Ethic. 1. Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş. and others)
3 Problem Statement Research Question Literature Review 2.Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş. and others )
4 Sampling İnvestigate an article you pick. (Group study) investigation of an article in terms of problem, research question, literature review.
5 Data collection tools 3. Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş. and others). Write your own problem statement.
6 Data collection tools 4. Bölüm (Büyüköztürk, Ş. Ve diğerleri). First draft of literature review.
7 Discussion about research questions or hypothesis. 4.Part(Büyüköztürk, Ş. and othersi). Write the research questions or hypothesis based on the problem statement you developed.
8 Mid-Term Exam None
9 Quantitative research a. Experimental b. Correlation 5.Part(Büyüköztürk, Ş. and others) Determine the sample
10 c. Descriptive d. Causal comparative 5. Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş. and others). Determine the research method.
11 Qualitative research a. Discourse analysis b. Case study c. Action research 6. Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş.and others).
12 Writing the research results 6. Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş. and others).
13 İndividual meetings 7.Part (Büyüköztürk, Ş.and others).
14 Presentations Hand in the written report
15 Presentations Hand in the written report
16-17 Term Exams none

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