|Course Name||Code||Semester||T+U Hours||Credit||ECTS|
|Qualitative Research Design and Analysis In The Social Sciences||SOS 511||0||3 + 0||3||6|
|Recommended Optional Courses|
|Course Coordinator||Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YAŞAR SUVEREN|
|Course Lecturers||Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YAŞAR SUVEREN,|
|Course Category||Available Basic Education in the Field|
The main purpose of this course is to enable students to have a qualitative research and to learn the basic features of the research design so that the students can have an independent ability to continue their scientific work. To examine the stages of the qualitative research process in this framework (the place and meaning of qualitative research in social theory, epistemological background, problem determination, conceptualization, data collection, analysis of data, interpretation and writing) to enable students to conduct qualitative research on a specific topic.
Throughout this course, it will be focused on the definition of qualitative research and its place in the scientific research tradition, the features and types of qualitative research (biography, phenomenology, ground theory, ethnography, case study, discourse analysis), the design of qualitative research and its planning, the creation of research questions, data collection methods and how to analyze data.
|#||Course Learning Outcomes||Teaching Methods||Assessment Methods|
|1||Knows and explains the basic philosophical-epistemological approaches to qualitative research methods.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|2||Express the importance of qualitative research and its differences with other research methods.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|3||Explains the place of qualitative research in scientific research.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|4||Demonstrates the relevance of qualitative research to applied sociology and knows how to use it.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|5||Read and criticize qualitative research studies.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|6||Know the planning stage of a qualitative research.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|7||Explains the process of preparing a qualitative research proposal.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|8||Applies the process of preparing a qualitative research proposal.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|9||Prepares a qualitative research proposal report.||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Homework,|
|Week||Course Topics||Preliminary Preparation|
|1||Introduction to research methods|
|2||The place of qualitative research in the tradition of scientific research: theoretical foundations of qualitative research, basic characteristics of qualitative research|
|3||Comparison of qualitative and quantitative research methods|
|5||Triangulation in qualitative research|
|6||Sampling in qualitative research|
|8||Focus group technique|
|10||Document review technique|
|11||Qualitative data analysis|
|12||Qualitative data analysis|
|13||Validity, reliability and ethics in qualitative research; general evaluation and discussion|
|14||Validity, reliability and ethics in qualitative research; general evaluation and discussion|
Belkıs Kümbetoğlu, Sosyolojide ve Antropolojide Niteliksel Yöntem ve Araştırma, Bağlam Yayınları, 2005.
Sibel A. Arkonaç, Psikolojide Söz ve Anlam Analizi Niteliksel Duruş, Ayrıntı Yayınları, 2014.
Ali Yıldırım ve Hasan Şimşek, Sosyal Bilimlerde Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Seçkin Yayınları, 2006.
Türker Baş ve Ulun Akturan, Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri NVivo 7.0 ile Nitel Veri Analizi, Seçkin Yayınları, 2008.
Elif Kuş, Nicel-Nitel Araştırma Teknikleri Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Teknikleri Nicel mi Nitel mi?, Anı Yayıncılık, 2007.
Robert E. Stake, Qualitative Research Studying How Things Work, The Guilford Press, 2010.
Ellen Perecman and Sara R. Curran (Ed.), A Handbook for Social Science Field Research Essays & Bibliographic Sources on Research Design and Methods, Sage Publications, 2006.
|Order||Program Outcomes||Level of Contribution|
|1||To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level||X|
|2||To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level||X|
|3||To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology||X|
|4||To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism||X|
|5||To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions||X|
|6||To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology|
|Semester Studies||Contribution Rate|
|1. Performans Görevi (Seminer)||10|
|1. Ara Sınav||55|
|1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama)||10|
|1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya||45|
|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|
|Total Workload / 25 (Hours)||3.84|