PSI 501


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Research Methods PSİ501 Psikoloji (Tezsiz) 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)
3 3 30 120 192 3 7

Teaching Staff Dr.Öğretim Üyesi Seda Usubütün (MD, PhD)
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives In this graduate course, the aim is to cover advanced topics in research methods in psychology. The students will gain advanced knowledge and abilities on quantitative and qualitative research theories, methods and principles of psycholgy.
Course Content This course covers topics on theories, methods, practical and ethical issues, data collection and analysis techniques and reporting of quantitative and qualitative research methods in psychology.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Having deep knowledge on quantitative and qualitative research methods (theory, methods, principles, research design, research planning, levels of measurement, sampling, data collection and analysis, preparing research reports). 2- Comprehending ethical principles of research in psychology 3- Evaluation and critical appraisal of quantitative and qualitative researh studies in psychology, 4- Gaining technical competency on doing research in psychology from the literature search phase, research question and hypothesis building, to data collection, analysis and writing reports. 5- Having knowledge and critical approach to current trends in quantitative and qualitative research on social and health psychology. 6- Determining the individual and social problem areas requiring researh on social and health psychology topic areas and gaining the ability to propose research studies on those psycho-social problem areas.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the Course
2. Week Theory, Method and Resarch Design
3. Week Practical and Ethical Issues in Research Planning
4. Week Levels of Measurement and Sampling
5. Week Questionnaire Design
6. Week Psychometric Tests
7. Week Experimental Design in Psychology
8. Week Quantitative Data Analysisi-1
9. Week Quantitative Data Analysisi-2
10. Week Qualitataive Research Methods
11. Week Observation and Interview Techniques
12. Week Qualitative Data Analysisi-1
13. Week Qualitative Data Analysisi-2
14. Week Research Reports
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%) 20
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%) 10
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Research Methods in Psychology (Eds) G.M.Breakwell, S.Hammond, C. Fife-Schaw and J.A.Smith, 3rd Edition, 2006, London:Sage *Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology (Eds) David F.Marks and Lucy Yardley, 2004, London:Sage Yardımcı Kitaplar; - Karasar, N. (2010). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, 22. Basım. Nobel Yayın: Ankara. - Aziz, A. (2010). Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Yöntemleri ve Teknikleri, 5.basım. Nobel Yayın: Ankara. - Erkuş, A. (2003). Psikometri Üzerine Yazılar. Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları: Ankara - Publication manual of the American psychological association (6th ed.). (2010). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

 

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