RPD509


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Research Methods and Techniques RPD509 Psychological Counseling and Guidance 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)
42 60 80 182 3 7,5

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Aslıhan Erman Aslanoğlu
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisities
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide students with the ability to think scientifically by reasoning, to design a scientific research to study the problems noticed in the educational settings, and to carry out a research and report the results.
Course Content In this course, philosophy of scientific research, beginning concepts of scientific research methods, structure of a research, sampling techniques and sample size, data collection methods, surveys, data analysis, reporting and APA standards are the topics that are covered.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. Explain the aim of science and the ways of reasoning, distinguish the scientific knowledge from nonscientific one and have pozitivist point of view. 2. Transfer a problem that is noticed in their environment to scientific problem and operationalize it as a research question. 3. Select the appropriate data collection tools or methods for the variables in a research question. 4. Identify the population and sample of a research question and the size of the sample. 5. Recognize research desing 6. Recall the APA standards and employ them when writing a research report.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the syllabus and the rules of the course.
2. Week Science, Knowledge, Resources, Reaching to resources, Purpose of research.
3. Week Scientific Method, Scientific Research, Types of Research
4. Week Steps of scientific research (Problem, Purpose, Importance, Assumptions, Limitations, Definitions)
5. Week The steps of research (Design and Sample)
6. Week The steps of research (Design and Sample)
7. Week The steps of research (Data resources and Data collection methods)
8. Week Midterm Exam
9. Week The steps of research (Data analysis and Interpretation)
10. Week The steps of research (Data analysis and Interpretation)
11. Week The steps of research (Findings, Discussion and Implications)
12. Week Writing up research and ethics of research
13. Week Writing up research and ethics of research
14. Week Examining a research article
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 Büyüköztürk, Ş., Çakmak, E., K., Akgün, Ö., E., Karadeniz, Ş. ve Demirel, F. (2008). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri. Ankara: Pegem Akademi. Balcı, A. (2010). Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma. Ankara: Pegem Akademi Karasar, N. (1999). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi. Kavramlar, ilkeler ve teknikler (9.baskı). Ankara:Nobel Yayın
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PQ 1

PQ 2

PQ 3

PQ 4

PQ 5

PQ 6

PQ 7

PQ 8

PQ 9

PQ 10

PQ 11

PQ 12

PQ 13

PQ 14

PQ 15

PQ 16

PQ 17

PQ 18

LO 1

3

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-

-

-

-

5

5

5

5

-

-

-

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4

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-

LO 2

2

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-

-

-

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5

5

5

5

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4

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-

LO 3

3

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-

-

-

-

5

5

5

5

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

LO 4

2

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-

-

-

-

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5

5

5

5

-

-

-

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4

-

-

LO 5

3

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-

-

-

-

-

5

5

5

5

-

-

-

-

4

-

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LO 6

3

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-

-

-

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5

5

5

5

-

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4

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 Contribution Level:

1: Very low;    2: Low;    3: Medium;    4: High;    5: Very high