Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Scientific Research Method ECE 106 2 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 AHMET SAKİN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Know basic concepts of Scientific Research. It has knowledge about the foundations of scientific thought.Know scientific research methods and principles in line with these principles and methods, scientific research plans and practices in the field of Early Childhood Education.

Course Content

Science and main concepts (fact, knowledge, unconditional, right, wrong, universal knowledge, etc.), basic knowledge related to history of science, the structure of the scientific research, scientific methodologies and different opinions related to these methodologies, problem, research model, population and sample, data collection and data collection methods (qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques), recording, analyzing, interpreting and reporting the data.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the definition and characteristics of science , , , , ,
2 Explain basic concepts and principles of science , , , , ,
3 Know basic concepts and variables about scientific research. , , , , ,
4 Explains the characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research approaches used in early childhood education. , , , , , ,
5 Identifies research problem related to early childhood education , , , , , ,
6 Determines research method , , , , , ,
7 The research identifies the universe and its sample , , , , , ,
8 Chooses research data collection techniques , , , , , ,
9 Collect and process research data , , , , , , ,
10 Analysis of research data and reporting of results , , , , , , ,
11 Evaluate and comment on research results , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of science Reference books, slides
2 Basic concepts and principles of science Reference books, slides
3 Basic concepts and variables related to scientific research Reference books, slides
4 Types and characteristics of research Reference books, slides
5 Characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research approaches in early childhood education Reference books, slides
6 Selection and writing of research problems in early childhood education Reference books, slides
7 Writing the research report and showing citation Reference books, slides
8 Research universes and sampling methods Reference books, slides
9 Determination of research method Reference books, slides
10 Characteristics of measurement tools used in early childhood education research Reference books, slides
11 Analysis methods of research data Reference books, slides
12 Analysis methods of research data Reference books, slides
13 Report of research results Reference books, slides
14 Discussion and evaluation Reference books, slides
Course Notes
Course Resources

[1] Tanrıöğen, Abdurrahman (2016). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Ankara, Anı Yayınları.

[2]Gökçe, Birsen (2004). Toplumsal bilimlerde araştırma (4. basım). Ankara: Savaş Yayınevi Derneği Yayınları, no:10.

[3]Kuş, Elif (2003). Nicel-nitel araştırma teknikleri. Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Teachers have information and high-level skills about teacher profession, cultured, basic science concerned concept, theory and practice. X
2 Pre-school educational institutions shall inform the relevant persons and related issues, thoughts and suggestions for solutions to problems in written and oral transfer. X
3 Teachers to have modern information and practice skills about preschool education and child development X
4 Teachers to prepare curriculum and activity plans in educational process. X
5 Teachers can characterize and crack problems of education. X
6 Teachers to use modern sciencetific methods and techniques for preschool education practice. X
7 Teachers to have interdisciplinary initiative and can team work and have creativity skills. X
8 At least one foreign language by using the European Language Portfolio level B1 to follow informations in the field pre-school education, monitors and communicates with colleagues. X
9 Teachers to have information and high level skills about fundamental science, schoolbook involving actual information, materials and other academic resources. X
10 Teachers (within the framework of ethical rules) to take measures about environment, health and work security in preschool education process. X
11 Earning of professional and ethical responsibility. X
12 Being knowledgeable about the national and the international modern issues.
13 Teachers improve children´s skills to speak Turkish language fluently and true.
14 Teachers uses information and communication technologies at advanced level of European Computer User License,
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 4 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Performance Task (Application) 1 8 8
Total Workload 122
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.88
dersAKTSKredisi 5