Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods In Social Sciences IKY 519 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. YILMAZ ÖZKAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ÇAĞLAR ÖZDEMİR,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Abdülkadir Altınsoy
Course Category
Course Objective This course aims to introduce the research methods in the social sciences to students.
This aim will be carried out without neglecting the connections between social science opinion and empirical research.
Course Content Exploration-scanning, referencing and spelling issues will be primarily discussed in this course. Then a short information about the philosophy of science will be given. Subsequently, the selection of research topics, qualitative and quantitative research techniques will be discussed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the philosophy of the social sciences , , , , , , ,
2 Sorts of scientific research uses and citation methods of instruction , , , , , , , ,
3 Research proposal develops, contemplates the research process from the beginning to the end. , , , , , , ,
4 It uses at least one of the qualitative research methods , , , , , , , ,
5 It uses at least one of the quantitative research methods , , , , , , , ,
6 It makes data analysis using the SPSS statistical software , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to research methods
2 Determination of research topics
3 Determination of research methods
4 Qualitative research methods
5 Quantitative research methods
6 Sampling and sampling methods
7 Research ethics
8 Academic writing style, techniques and form requirements
9 Excel applications
10 SPSS applications
11 NVivo applications
12 QDA Miner applications
13 Researcher’s vision developing
14 Academic work culture and overall evaluation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources 1. Neuman, Lawrance (2012), Toplumsal Araştırma Yöntemleri I ve II, Nitel ve Nicel Yaklaşımlar, Yayın Odası, 5. Basım, Ankara
2. Punch, Keith F.(2011), Sosyal Araştırmalara Giriş, Siyasal Kitabevi, 2. Basım, Ankara
3. Lakatos, Imre (2012), Bilimsel Araştırma Programlarının Metodolojisi, Alfa Yay., İstanbul
4. Creswell, John W. (2015), Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri- Beş Yaklaşıma Göre Nitel Araştırma ve Araştırma Deseni- Siyasal Kitabevi, 2.Basım, Ankara
5. Merriam, Sharan B.(2013), Nitel Araştırma – Desen ve Uygulama için bir Rehber-, Nobel Yay, Ankara
6. Creswell, John, W.(2015), A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research, Sage, USA
7. Creswell, John W. and Clark, Plano Vicki L.(2015), Karma Yöntem Araştırmaları Tasarımı ve Yürütülmesi, Anı Yay. 2. Basım, Ankara
8. Thompson, Mel (2011), Kendi Kendinize Felsefe Öğrenin, Pegasus Yay. 2. Basım, İstanbul
9. Sosyal Bilimleri Açın (Gulbenkian Komisyonu) Sosyal Bilimlerin Yeniden Yapılandırılması Üzerine Rapor (2012), Metis Yay., İstanbul.
10. Serdar, Ziyaeddün (2001), Thomas Kuhn ve Bilim Savaşları, Everest Yay., İstanbul
11. Demir, Ömer (2009), Bilim Felsefesi, Vadi Yay,
12. Day, Robert A.(2009), Bilimsel Bir Makale Nasıl Yazılır ve Yayımlanır, TÜBİTAK Yay, 4.Basım http://kutuphane.ege.edu.tr/bilimselmakale.pdf
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Upon completion of the programme, a student will be able to: Develop a greater understanding of the range of theoretical perspectives relevant to Employment and Labour relations
1 Upon completion of the programme, a student will be able to: Develop a greater understanding of the range of theoretical perspectives relevant to Employment and Labour relations X
2 Be familiar with research literature of discipline and ability to develop policy options both at national and international levels X
2 Be familiar with research literature of discipline and ability to develop policy options both at national and international levels
3 Demonstrate skill in designing and conducting research X
3 Demonstrate skill in designing and conducting research X
4 Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in a foreign language X
4 Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in a foreign language
5 Possess technical skills in the use of databases and softwares relevant to the discipline X
5 Possess technical skills in the use of databases and softwares relevant to the discipline X
6 Critically reflect on scientific, professional and ethical and moral implications of Employment and Labour Relations as a social scientific activity X
6 Critically reflect on scientific, professional and ethical and moral implications of Employment and Labour Relations as a social scientific activity X
7 Have the ability to conduct, analyse and interpret quantitative research X
7 Have the ability to conduct, analyse and interpret quantitative research X
8 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Employment and Labour Relations and contribute to social welfare
8 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Employment and Labour Relations and contribute to social welfare
9 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 24 24
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6