Course Title Course Code Program Level
Source Scanning and Report Writing GKS021 English Language Teaching B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 - - - - 60 88 2 3

Teaching Staff Doç. Dr. Aslıhan Erman Aslanoğlu
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives This course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills about literature review and report writing.
Course Content Homework, term paper, final paper preparation, rules of scientific reporting, shortcut tips in literature review, tabulation of scientific results, displaying content and objectives with cross-tabulations, APA format in scientific reporting.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Knowing ways to search literature via the internet and the library. Being able to scan current research in the field of education. Being able to prepare course assignments and research reports in accordance with scientific writing criteria.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: Content, objectives, and expectations from the student of the source scanning and report writing course. Science, scientific method and reporting.
2. Week Scientific research process and classification of research. The importance of scientific research in education.
3. Week The importance of reporting in the scientific method
4. Week Scanning scientific sources. Ways to access scientific information
5. Week Effective use of the library and computers in accessing resources. Major databases that can be used in the scientific field
6. Week Conducting sample resource searches; starting to write a report
7. Week Evaluation studies
8. Week Report writing: Introduction
9. Week Report writing: Citing references in the text and at the end
10. Week Report writing: Citing references in the text and at the end; quotes
11. Week Report writing: Conclusion and Recommendations
12. Week Report writing: Appendices
13. Week Report writing: Tables and Figures
14. Week Examination of student assignments according to report preparation rules, evaluation of the course, preparation for the final
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References American Psychological Association. (2022). Publication manual of the American psychological association (No. 1, pp. 1-xxii). : American Psychological Association. Kaptan, S. (1991). Bilimsel araştırma ve istatistik teknikleri. Gazi Üniversitesi. Karasar, N. (2015). Araştırmalarda rapor hazırlama (19. baskı). Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Work Placement(s)
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