İŞL514


Course Title Course Code Program Level
RESEARCH METHODS İŞL 514 International Relations (Non-thesis) 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
02
(Spring)
- 3 7,5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives After studying the philosophy and methods of social sciences, students are trained in the ways of analyzing social and political phenomena and presenting their studies in an academic and scientific manner. The students have the opportunity to practice what they learn in class with the help of assignments.
Course Content The methodological approachments of social sciences, the methods and tecniques (collecting and analyzing datas) of social sciences, the qualitative and quantitative measurement tecqniques in social sciences.After studying the philosophy and methods of social sciences, students are trained in the ways of analyzing social and political phenomena and presenting their studies in an academic and scientific manner. The students have the opportunity to practice what they learn in class with the help of assignments.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Studying the philosophy of science, scientific knowledge and methods of social sciences, 2- Analyzing social and political phenomena in the light of knowledge on methods of social sciences and philosophy of science 3- Presenting their studies in an academic and scientific manner.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week The main methodological approachments in social sciences (the epistemological approaches)
3. Week The main methodological approachments in social sciences (the epistemological approaches)
4. Week Research Methods: Concepts
5. Week Research Methods: Quantitative tecniques
6. Week Research Methods: Qualitative tecniques
7. Week Scientific research and methodology in international relations
8. Week Scinetific research and methodology in international relations
9. Week Scientific research process
10. Week Scientific research and collecting data
11. Week Analyzing data
12. Week Ethic rules in science, quoting, summarizing, paraphrasing and plagiarism
13. Week Writing the scientific research
14. Week General Review and Discussion
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 20
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 40
Other (%) 10
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Lawrence Neumann, Understanding Research John Tosh, Pursuit of History, Aims, Methods and New Directions in the Study of Modern HistoryNew York, 2006 Edward Halett Carr, What is History? New York 2001. Tarih Nasıl yazılır? Tarih Yazımı için Çağdaş Bir Metodoloji, editör: Ahmet Şimşek, İstanbul, 2011.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO1

2

1

 

 

 

4

 

 

3

 

 

5

 

 

 

3

 

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3

5

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

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2

5

 

 

 

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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low    2 Low     3 Medium     4 High      5 Very High