Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods IKY 104 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 SEVGİ DÖNMEZ MAÇ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SEVGİ DÖNMEZ MAÇ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Introducing knowledge, science, and scientific knowledge. Determining the difference between scientific knowledge and other kinds of knowledge. Examining positivist and post-positivist approaches. Determining the subject of a thesis, methods of quotation and footnote, knowledge on what the requirements of order are might be in a thesis
Course Content Knowledge, kinds of knowledge, science, philosophy of science, positivist and post-positivist approaches, phases of a scientific research, chapters of research, orders of writing, quotations, methods of footnote, organizing the bibliography.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explaining philosophy of social science Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Listing methods of resource usage and referencing Lecture, Question-Answer, Case Study, Self Study, Testing,
3 Developing a research proposal and designing research process Lecture, Question-Answer, Case Study, Self Study, Testing,
4 Using at least one qualitative research method Lecture, Question-Answer, Case Study, Self Study, Testing,
5 Using at least one quantitive research method Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Why do we take this course?
2 Scientific knowledge and the other ones
3 The debates on positivism and post-positivism
4 Ethic in sceintific research
5 Research types in social sciences
6 Research design in social sciences
7 Sampling
9 Experimental research
10 Survey
11 Interview, focus group
12 Content analysis
13 Referring and reporting
14 A case of scientific research design
Course Notes Altunışık, R., Çoşkun, R., Bayraktaroğlu, S., Yıldırım, E. (2007), Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Yöntemleri, Adapazarı: Değişim
Course Resources Gulbenkian Komisyonu (1996), Sosyal Bilimleri Açın, çev. Şirin Tekeli, İstanbul: Metis.
Serdar, Ziyaeddün, (2001) Thomas Kuhn ve Bilim Savaşları, İstanbul: Everest
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Interprets and applies theoretical and practical information about HRM in sample situations. X
2 Interprets and applies the knowledge of other relevant disciplines from the perspective of HRM X
3 Makes a versatile and critical evaluation in the process of obtaining and using information X
4 Designs and implements research related to the field. X
5 Uses different development channels effectively. X
6 Communicates effectively when working with others X
7 Acts in accordance with social, academic and professional ethical values. X
8 Makes suggestions for the development of sensitive working environments on diversity management. X
9 Experiences the gains they have acquired practically through internships. X
10 Analyzes the Human Resources practices of the institutions where they do internship and provides them feedback. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 5