PSİ207


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Research Methods I PSI207 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
03
(Fall)
42 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eda KARACAN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce fundamental concepts and techniques of scientific research and also to introduce research processes and ethical issues.
Course Content The course is an introduction to scientific research methods and techniques in psychology. The characteristics of science and scientific knowledge, scientific research processes, ethics and critical thinking are covered in this course.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Defining concepts related to scientific research methods 2- Comprehending scientific research methods 3- defining fundamental research methods and applications 4- Reviewing the literature 5- Formulating research question and hypotheses 6- Formulating a research design 7- Writing a research report 8- Defining ethical issues and principles of a research process
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week Fundamentals of the scientific research
3. Week Positive Science Approach: Psychology as a Science
4. Week Ethical ıssues in Research Methods
5. Week Writing Research reports: APA Publication Manuals
6. Week Concepts of Scientific Research: Fundamentals of Operational Definition, criticisms, types
7. Week Research Processes: Formulation of research question and hypotheses
8. Week Research Processes: Concept of variable
9. Week Research Processes: Measurement and measurement types, reliability and validity
10. Week Research Processes: Measurement and measurement types, reliability and validity
11. Week Research Processes: population and sample
12. Week Research Processes: data gathering, survey, observation and interview
13. Week Research Processes: data gathering, survey, observation and interview
14. Week Evaluation of the course
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
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 Lecture Book: 1) Shaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., & Zechmeister, J. S. (2014). Research methods in psychology. Boston: McGraw-Hill. Shaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., & Zechmeister, J. S. (2016). Psikolojide Araştırma Yöntemleri (çev. Editörü: Doç. Dr. İlyas Göz). Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık. References: 2) Gliner, J.A. & Morgan, G. A. (2000). Research Methods In Applied Settings: An Integrated Approach to Design and Analysis. London: Lawrance Erlbaum Associates. Gliner, J.A. & Morgan, G. A. & Leech, N.L. (2015). Uygulamada Araştırma Yöntemleri: Desen ve Analizi Bütünleştiren Yaklaşım (çev. Editörü: Selahattin Turan). Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık. 3) Büyüköztürk, Ş., Çakmak Kılıç, E., Akgün, Ö. E., Karadeniz, Ş. Ve Demirel, F. (2012). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri (12. Basım). Ankara: Pegem. 4) Erkuş, A. (2013). Davranış bilimleri için bilimsel araştırma süreci (4. Baskı). Ankara: Seçkin.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO1

4

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO2

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO3

3

 

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

LO4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

4

 

 

 

LO5

 

 

 

2

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

3

LO6

 

2

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO7

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

 

LO8

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

* Degree of Contribution: 1 Very Low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High