COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Scientific Research Methods ENS   349 5 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Ebru YILMAZ
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiEBRU YILMAZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to give information about scientific research methods and scientific activities required while keeping scientific research processes.
Content
Science and related concepts, Scientific method concept, Research problem, Scientific research process, Introduction section, Literature research, Classification of variables, Hypothesis, Research types, Experimental research, Correlational research, Quantitative and qualitative research, Data collection methods, Observation method, Experiment method, Questionnaire method, Characteristics of survey questions, Question types.

Learning Outcomes
1) Defines concepts related to science.
2) Explains scientific method concept.
3) Defines characteristics of a research problem.
4) Explains the stages of how to make a scientific research process.
5) Explains the concepts related to the classification of variables in a scientific research process.
6) Distinguishes various research types in a scientific research process.
7) Explains what data collection method can be used in a scientific research process.
8) Distinguishes various data collection methods such as observation method, experiment method, questionnaire method.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has sufficient background on topics related to mathematics, physical sciences and industrial engineering.
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2
Gains ability to use the acquired theoretical knowledge on basic sciences and industrial engineering for describing, formulating and solving an industrial engineering problem, and to choose appropriate analytical and modeling methods.
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3
Gains ability to analyze a service and/or manufacturing system or a process and describes, formulates and solves its problems .
X
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Gains ability to choose and apply methods and tools for industrial engineering applications.
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Can collect and analyze data required for industrial engineering problems ,develops and evaluates alternative solutions.
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6
Works efficiently and takes responsibility both individually and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
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Can access information and to search/use databases and other sources for information gathering.
X
8
Appreciates life time learning; follows scientific and technological developments and renews himself/herself continuously.
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Can use computer software in industrial engineering along with information and communication technologies.
X
10
Can use oral and written communication efficiently.
X
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Uses English skills to follow developments in industrial engineering and to communicate with people in his/her profession.
X
12
Has a conscious understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
X
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Has a necessary consciousness on issues related to job safety and health, legal aspects of environment and engineering practice.
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14
Becomes competent on matters related to project management, entrepreneurship, innovation and has knowledge about current matters in industrial engineering.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Science and related concepts, Scientific method concept, Research problem Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
2 Scientific research process Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
3 Introduction section, Literature research Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
4 Classification of variables Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
5 Hypothesis Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
6 Research types Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
7 Experimental research, Correlational research, Quantitative and qualitative research Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
8 Midterm exam The preparation for the midterm exam Testing
9 Data collection methods Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
10 Observation method Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
11 Experiment method Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
12 Questionnaire method Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
13 Characteristics of survey questions Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
14 Question types Reading the resources related to the section Lecture
Discussion
15 Project presentations The preparation for the project presentation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
16-17 Final exam The preparation for the final exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
1. İSLAMOĞLU, A.H., 2002, Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım A.Ş., İstanbul, 147 sayfa.2. BÜYÜKÖZTÜRK, Ş., ÇAKMAK, E.K., AKGÜN, Ö.E., KARADENİZ, Ş., ve DEMİREL, F., 2008, Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Pegem Akademi Yay. Eğt. Dan. Hizm. Tic. Ltd. Şti., Ankara, 330 sayfa.