Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Methodology In Research Of History YEN 516 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET ALPARGU
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Course Category
Course Objective

Learning scientific research methods in the field of history

Course Content

The methods used in historical researches and the preparations which is necessary to carry out a scientific study will be explained.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To teach how a scientific work should be , , , , ,
2 To introduce methods of gathering data , , , , ,
3 To teach evaluation of obtained data , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is history?
2 Scientific research methods
3 Determination of the research topic
4 Determination of available materials on the subject
5 Literature search
6 Use of archives, libraries and research centers
7 Collection of data
8 General classification
9 Midterm Exam
10 Classification according to the subheadings
11 Methodological and technical methods for writing
12 Writing process of the work
13 Preparation of footnotes, references and indexes
14 An overwiev
Course Notes
Course Resources

E.H. Carr., Tarih Nedir, İstanbul 1980.

Mübahat S. Kütükoğlu, Tarih araştırmalarında Usul, İstanbul 1990.

Peter Burke, Tarih ve Toplumsal Kuram, İstanbul 1994

Z. Velidi Togan, Tarihte Usul, İstanbul, 1969

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline; X
2 To become skilled in method knowledge and skills related with scientific research process; X
3 To be experienced to contribute at least one area in scientific studies in the institutional and methodological context X
4 To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis; X
5 To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas. X
6 To have ability to study interdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other area to relevant discipline; X
7 To follow closely technologic advancement, scientific developments and scientific technologies related X
8 To publish at least one academic study related with thesis (in national or international referred journals-preferred); X
9 To acquire ability to get across with national and international academic environments related with the area of specialization; X
10 To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
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 20 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6