COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Research Methods in Social Sciences * ECMZ   204 4 3 3 7

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Süleyman Bilgin KILIÇ
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SÜLEYMAN BİLGİN KILIÇ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
to give students the capacity to frame research questions, to formulate research designs, and to apply appropriate research methods to the gathering, analysis and interpretation of evidence
Content
why do research, the Logic of Analysis, Selection and Formulation of a Research Problem,Exploratory and Descriptive Studies, Methods for determining Causal relationships among variables,General problems of measurements ,ethical issues in the conduct of research in social relations,Data colletion I,Data colletion II, Data colletion III, The use of available data as source material, Data processing, Analysis and interpretation, The research report

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Explains Econometric concepts
2
Acquires basic Mathematics, Statistics and Operation Research concepts
X
3
Equipped with the foundations of Economics, and develops Economic models
4
Describes the necessary concepts of Business
X
5
Models problems with Mathematics, Statistics, and Econometrics
X
6
Estimates the model consistently and analyzes & interprets its results
X
7
Acquires the ability to analyze, benchmark, evaluate and interpret at conceptual levels to develop solutions to problems
X
8
Collects, edits, and analyzes data
X
9
Uses a package program of Econometrics, Statistics, and Operation Research
10
Effectively works, take responsibility, and the leadership individually or as a member of a team
X
11
Awareness towards life-long learning and follow-up of the new information and knowledge in the field of study
X
12
Develops the ability of using different resources in the form of academic rules, synthesis the information gathered, and effective presentation in an area which has not been studied
X
13
Uses Turkish and at least one other foreign language, academically and in the business context
X
14
Good understanding, interpretation, efficient written and oral expression of the people involved
15
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development
16
Questions traditional approaches and their implementation while developing alternative study programs when required
X
17
Recognizes and implements social, scientific, and professional ethic values
X
18
Follows actuality, and interprets the data about economic and social events
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 why do research Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
2 the Logic of Analysis Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
3 Selection and Formulation of a Research Problem Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
4 Exploratory and Descriptive Studies Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
5 Methods for determining Causal relationships among variables Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
6 General problems of measurements Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
7 ethical issues in the conduct of research in social relations Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
8 Mid-Term Exam Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
9 Data colletion I Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
10 Data colletion II Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
11 Data collection III Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
12 The use of available data as source material Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
13 Data processing Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
14 Analysis and interpretation Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
15 The research report Students will be prepared by studying relevant subjects from source books according to the weekly program
16-17 Term Exams

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