Course Title Course Code Program Level
RESEARCH METHODS ELT501 İngiliz Dili Eğitimi (Tezsiz) M.A / M.Sc.

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

Teaching Staff Lect. Dr. Ceyhun Karabıyık
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
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 An Introduction to Educational Research: The Process of Conducting Research Using Quantitative, and Qualitative Approaches, and Important Ethical Issues in Conducting Research
2. Week Reviewing the Literature, Specifying a Purpose and Research Questions or Hypotheses
3. Week Collecting Quantitative Data, Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative Data
4. Week Collecting Qualitative Data Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data
5. Week Reporting and Evaluating Research
6. Week Experimental Designs
7. Week Correlational Designs
8. Week Mid-term exam
9. Week Survey Designs
10. Week Grounded Theory Designs & Ethnographic Designs
11. Week Narrative Research Designs
12. Week Mixed Methods Designs
13. Week Action Research Designs
14. Week Final Sınavı
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)
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