Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods KIM 561 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ŞAHİN DÜNDAR
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Course Objective In undergraduate and postgraduate studies, discussion of various techniques to be followed from literature search to writing-up of a thesis and interpretation of results and predicting the probable errors in experimental measurements and also giving statistical analysis are of prime importance
Course Content Scientific and technological research; aim and types of research in scientific study; selection of research topic and preparation of temporary plan; literature survey; writing-up of research work; role of internet in research; interpretation of experimental data; error analysis; statistical analysis
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 ) To realize a literature search, writing-up of a thesis, report, and an article Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To predict the probable errors in the experimental measurements Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 The presentation of an article or a thesis Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Scientific and technological research; aim of scientific research and research types
2 Selection of research topic and preparation of temporary plan; sources of literature search
3 Writing-up of an article, report and thesis.
4 The role of internet in research
5 An applied literature search about a given topic.
6 An applied literature search about a given topic.
7 An application for a writing-up of a given research topic.
8 An application for a writing-up of a given research topic.
9 Presentation of results of a research work.
10 Midterm exam
11 Techniques for giving seminar
12 Interpretation of experimental data and results
13 Error analysis for experimental data
14 Statistical analysis
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility.
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility.
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area. X
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area. X
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice. X
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area.
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area.
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing. X
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing.
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
10 - Applies his or her digested knowledge and problem solving ability in advanced studies.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 15
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 15 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6