Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geographic Research Methods COG 411 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To teach how scientific approach can be applied in the study, what kinds of methods and resources will be used in a geographic investigation and to comprehend how to make a search for resources with determine the philosophic bases of geographic study
Course Content To select and to narrow the subject in geography studies, making of investigation questions, searching and evaluating of literature and investigation method, variables, definitions, meausuruments, data collecting and evaluation, qualitative investigation methods, public survey, field work, quantitative investigation methods and writing report and presentation techniques
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to interpret scientific thinking method and scientific searching techniques Lecture, Question-Answer, Case Study, Testing,
2 To be able to recognize investigation methods which will be followed in the geography study Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Project / Design, Performance Task,
3 To be able to explain the importance of scientific methods in problem solving Drilland Practice, Simulation, Brain Storming, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 To be able to evaluate relationships between scientific methods and geographical philosophy Simulation, Brain Storming, Project / Design, Portfolio, Performance Task,
5 To be able to plan a geographic investigation, and also to execute, to complete and to make a report of the investigation Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Project / Design, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic components
2 Definition of problems
3 To formulate investigation design
4 Data collection from library and cartographic resources
5 Data collection from field works and public survey applications
6 Data evaluation with statistical methods
7 Depiction of digital distribution
8 Depiction of spatial distribution
9 Midterm exam
10 Description in geography and morphometric analysis
11 Cause and impact analysis in geography
12 Functional and ecologic analysis in geography
13 System analysis in geography
14 Writing reports of geographic investigation
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research X
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination X
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely X
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field X
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware X
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced X
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced X
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
13 X
14 X
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 5 5
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Application) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 126
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5