Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sociological Thinking, Methods and Techniques UTY 507 1 3 + 0 3 7
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ ARSLAN
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Course Objective The most important necessary for the students who choose the way of scientific study is to understand and apply the methods, tecniques and perspective of the way they choose. By taking the rule of “nobody who leaves the methods and tecniques of a discipline can arrive at the purpose”, the purpose of this lesson is to teach the students the different approaches in thinking and the rules of sociological thinking as well as methods and tecniques of the discipline so that they can apply in their scientific studies.
Course Content 1. Thinking, Types of Thinking and Sociological Thinking
2. Scientific Method
3. Perspective and Method: Thinking with Theories and Different Theoretical Approaches
4. Research Methods and Techniques
5. Sociological Perspective and Using Sociology
6. Research Process
7. Quantative and Qualitative Researches
8. Problem, Asking Question, Purpose and Importance
9. Population and Samples
10. Data and Collecting of Data
11. Applying and Analyzing Data and Commenting
12. Application 1: Frequency Analysis with SPSS
13. Application 2: Cross Tab Analysis with SPSS
14. General Review
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Describes the types of thinking and sociological thinking Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Role Playing, Homework,
2 Describes the characteristics and rules of scientific research Question-Answer, Lecture, Oral Exam,
3 Explains the scientific research methods and techniques Drilland Practice, Role Playing, Lecture, Homework, Oral Exam,
4 Implement a quantitative and qualitative research with sociological perspective Lecture, Drilland Practice, Project Based Learning, Homework, Project / Design,
5 Analysis and comments scientific data Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task,
6 Writes a research study with using proper citation and quotation rules Drilland Practice, Lecture, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Thinking, Types of Thinking and Sociological Thinking
2 Scientific Method
3 Perspective and Method: Thinking with Theories and Different Theoretical Approaches
4 Research Methods and Techniques
5 Sociological Perspective and Using Sociology
6 Research Process
7 Quantative and Qualitative Researches
8 Population and Samples
9 Problem, Asking Question, Purpose and Importance
10 Data and Collecting of Data
11 Applying and Analyzing Data and Commenting
12 Application 1: Frequency and Cross Tab Analysis with SPSS
13 Application 2: Qualitative Analysis and Scifientic Writing Rules
14 General Review
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Ödev 37
2. Ödev 38
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 20
1. Final 80
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 7 112
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Assignment 2 3 6
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 173
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.92
dersAKTSKredisi 7