COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Principles of Quantitative Political Research * POLS   418 8 3 3 6

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 Asst.Prof.Dr. Yüksel Alper ECEVİT
Instructors
 
Assistants
Goals
To give basic information to students who will work on quantitative methods in political researches
Content
To comprehend the logic of statistical approach, to provide reading, presentation and applications that will provide the infrastructure for regression analysis.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
X
2
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
X
3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
X
4
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
X
5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
X
6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
X
7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
X
8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
X
9
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
X
10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
X
11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X
12
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
X
13
Develops critical thinking skills.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Intro and Discussion Reading
2 Sampling and Measurement Reading
3 Describing Data Reading
4 Probability Distributions Reading
5 Sampling Distributions Reading
6 Point Estimation Reading
7 Interval Estimation Reading
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying for Exam
9 Hypothesis Testing Reading
10 Comparison of Two Groups Reading
11 Introduction to Regression Reading
12 Simple Linear Regression Reading
13 Inference for Simple Linear Regression Reading
14 Multiple Regression Reading
15 Logistic Regression Reading
16-17 Term Exams Studying for Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources