YBS 510


Course Title Course Code Program Level
RESEARCH METHODS YBS 510 Management Information Systems (With 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)
42 60 80 182 3 7,5

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Cenap ERDEMİR
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component There are no additional considerations.
Course Objectives Students develop their scientific thinking power and design scientific research that can examine the problems they notice in educational settings, conduct research and report the result.
Course Content Philosophy of Scientific Research, Initial concepts in scientific research methods, Structure of a research. Sampling techniques and sample size, Data collection tools. Data analysis. Reporting and APA standards.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. Explains the purpose of science and ways of reasoning. Can distinguish scientific knowledge from non-scientific. 2. Defines an observed problem as a research problem and poses research questions. 3. Selects the appropriate data collection methods for the variables in the research question. 4. Defines the universe and sample in the research question. 5. Recognizes the research designs. 6. Recognizes APA rules and reports a research accordingly.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the program, determination of studies related to the course
2. Week Science, information, sources of information, ways of reaching information, aims of science
3. Week Scientific method, scientific research, types of scientific research
4. Week Scientific research process (Problem, purpose, importance, assumptions, limitations, definitions)
5. Week Scientific research process (pattern, universe and sample)
6. Week Scientific research process (Data sources and data collection ways)
7. Week Scientific research process (analysis and interpretation of data)
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Scientific research process (analysis and interpretation of data)
10. Week Scientific research process (Findings and interpretation)
11. Week Scientific research process (Conclusion, discussion and suggestions)
12. Week Reporting of scientific research/Ethics
13. Week Examination of sample studies
14. Week Examination of sample studies
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. Balcı, A. (2010). Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma. Ankara: Pegem. Karasar, N. (2008). Bilimsel araştırma yöntemi: kavramlar-ilkeler-teknikler. Ankara: Nobel. Sönmez, V., & Alacapınar, F. G. (2011). Örneklendirilmiş bilimsel araştırma yöntemleri. Ankara: Anı.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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LO1

5

 4

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO2

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 3

 

 

 

 3

 

 

 

 

 

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3

 

 

 

 

 

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