Course Title Course Code Program Level
Science and Research Ethics GKS004 English Language Teaching (Starting from 2018-2019 Academic Year) 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 Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Aslıhan ERMAN ASLANOĞLU
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component None
Course Objectives Graduates of the Faculty of Education are expected to have the capacity to carry out the scientific research process. The aim of science and research ethics course is to contribute to educating graduates who are able to recognize scientific knowledge and comply with ethical principles at every stage of the research process.
Course Content Science, the nature of science, its development and scientific research; the concept of ethics and ethical theories; research and publication ethics; unethical practices and ethics violations in the research process; ethical issues related to authorship and copyright; biased publication, editing, refereeing and ethics; ethics of publication and unethical practices during publication process; legal affairs and boards for research and publication ethics; ways to identify and handle ethics violations; common research, violations of publication ethics and methods to prevent them.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Students; 1. will comprehend scientific research, ethics and ethical theories. 2. will comprehend research and publication ethics and unethical practices and ethics violations in research and publication process. 3. will learn ethical issues related to authorship and copyright. 4. will learn the legal regulations and committees related to research and publication ethics. 5. will learn the ways to be followed in the detection of ethics violations. 6. will have information about common research and ethics violations in publication and ways to handle them.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Science, the nature of science, the introduction of scientific knowledge and scientific research
2. Week The concept and theories of ethics, types of ethics
3. Week Ethics and ethics of science
4. Week Research and publication ethics
5. Week Unethical practices in research process and their reasons
6. Week Publication ethics and unethical practices in publication process
7. Week Publication, editorial, refereeing and ethics
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Legal Affairs and Boards for Research and Publication Ethics
10. Week Identifying the ethics violation
11. Week Identifying the ethics violation
12. Week Common research, publication ethics violations and prevention of the violations
13. Week Common research, publication ethics violations and prevention of the violations
14. Week General Evaluation of the course
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 Aydın, İ. Akademik Etik. Pegem Akademi Yayıncılık Bilimsel Araştırmada Etik ve Sorunlar, Türkiye Bilimler Akademisi Yayınları
Work Placement(s)
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