ELT501


Course Title Course Code Program Level
RESEARCH METHODS ELT501 English Language Teaching M.A / M.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 60 80 182 3 7,5

Teaching Staff Lect. Dr. Ceyhun KARABIYIK
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To enable MA students learn and apply scientific research methods and skills in accordance with research ethics and to give the chance of designing a research assignment to set the background for the thesis.
Course Content The process of conducting research and research ethics, data types, data collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting, and evaluation, types of research design.
Learning Outcomes (LO) At the end of the course students will: 1. Develop an understanding of the steps of educational research and research ethics; 2. Develop an understanding of data including its collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting, and evaluation; 3. Develop an understanding of the types of research design.
Mode of Delivery Distance Learning
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week The process of conducting research using quantitative and qualitative approaches
2. Week Identifying a research problem
3. Week Reviewing the literature
4. Week Specifying a purpose and research questions or hypotheses
5. Week Collecting quantitative data Analyzing and interpreting quantitative data
6. Week Collecting qualitative data Analyzing and interpreting qualitative data
7. Week Reporting and evaluating research
8. Week Mid-term exams
9. Week Experimental designs
10. Week Correlational designs
11. Week Survey designs
12. Week Grounded theory designs
13. Week Ethnographic designs
14. Week Narrative research design
15. Week Mixed method design & action research design
16. Week Final exams
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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 Creswell, J. W. (2012). Educational research Planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research (4th ed.). Boston, MA Pearson. Griffee, D. T. (2012). An introduction to second language research methods: Design and data. Berkeley, CA: TESL-EJ Publications. Pallant, J. (2016). SPSS Survival Manual A Step By Step Guide to Data Analysis Using SPSS Program (6th ed.). London, UK McGraw-Hill Education.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO 3

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PQ3

 

 

 

PQ4

X

X

X

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PQ6

 

 

 

PQ7

 

 

 

PQ8

X

X

X

PQ9

X

X

X

PQ10

X

X

X

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PQ12

X

X

X

PQ13

X

X

X

 

  1= Very weak   2= Weak   3= Moderate     4= Strong     5= Very strong