Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods ISL 210 4 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SEMİH OKUTAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SEMİH OKUTAN,
Course Assistants Dr.Şule AYDIN
Course Category
Course Objective To provide basic knowledge for the students
- what is science and philosophy of science;
- how to design, conduct and report a scientific research (paper, report, book);
- to gain the basic logic of qualitative and quantitative research methods and a questioning way of thinking
Course Content The fundemental processes and methods to be followed in the conduct of scientific research
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To understand and interpret the relationship between philosophy of social science and knowledge of method. , , , , , ,
2 To employ the knowlwdge of methodology gained when determining research questions and and during the research process. , , , , , ,
3 To investigate the previous amprical and conceptual studies on the research subject and relate these to the current research , , , , , ,
4 To categorize the research questions and hypothesis’ and to formulate proper questions and hypothesis’. , , , , , ,
5 To design a proper research process regarding the context and to propose research strategy , , , , , ,
6 To debate the outcomes of the research and report them in the proper way , , , , , ,
7 To develop a comprehension as regards to social scientific style. , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Philosophy of Science, Knowledge and Scientific Knowledge
2 Defining Research Topic
3 Critical Literature Review
4 Defining Research Questions and Hypothesis
5 Defining Research Strategy
6 Research Population and Sampling
7 Collecting Secondary Data
8 Collecting Primary Data: Questionnaires
9 Collecting Primary Data: Observation and Interview
10 Measurement and Scales in Research
11 Basic Data Analysis Techniques
12 Reporting: Context of the Report
13 Reporting: Format of the Report
14 Conclusion: Some Clues for a successful Scientific Study
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Course Notes
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Gains the required knowledge in production, marketing, management , accounting and finance. X
2 Can work in teams and share information with team members in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
3 Identifies and analyzes problems also offers solutions in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
4 Contributes to projects, takes responsibility and conduct researches in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
5 Can define goals and objectives of organization in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
6 Questions the acquired knowledge in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
7 Believes to adapting new situations and meets the requirements of new tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
8 Can transfer knowledge and recommendations in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance via using necessery communication tools and a foreign language effectively . X
9 Open to occupational cooperation and sharing in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
10 Can use necessary information systems in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
11 Behaves in accordance with social and occupational ethic values in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
12 Analyses and carries out relations with stake holders in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
13 Follows the innovations and encourages team members in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
14 Questions the position of the organization and offers suggestions in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
15 Is conscious about universality of right, social justice, quality, saving cultural and environmental values, occupational health and safety in tasks of production, marketing, management, accounting and finance. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
Total 10
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 14 14
Assignment 2 5 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 113
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5