Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods CEK 206 4 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SİNEM YILDIRIMALP
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. SİNEM YILDIRIMALP, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ABDULKADİR ALTINSOY,
Course Assistants

Res.Asst. Akın ÖZDEMİR

Course Category
Course Objective

To introduce research tecniques which is used at socaial sciences and to carry out techniques without neflecting of link among social science thought and empirical research.

Course Content

We will first introduce main debates in the philosophy of science. Then, we will examine major quantitative and qualitative research methods.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It defines the philosophy of the social sciences. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Organize resource utilization and methods of cross-refer in scienific researchs Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Enhance research proposal and design research process Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Use one of qualititive research tecniques at least Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Use one of quantitiv research techniques at least Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Make a data analysis with the assistance of SPSS statistic software Lecture, Demonstration, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Science and scientific research.
2 The selection of the scientific research process and research
3 Critical literature review and hypothesis improving
4 Scientific research data
5 Measuring in scientific research and scales
6 Research universe and sampling
7 Preparing for data analysis
8 Methods of analysis to analyze differences
9 Methods of analysis to analyze relationship
10 Factor analysis
11 Qualitative research methods
12 Preparation of the research report
13 SPSS practices
14 Academic study culture and general assessment
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels X
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts X
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained X
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information X
7 Ability to work effectively in groups X
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 3 10 30
Assignment 0 10 0
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 135
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.4
dersAKTSKredisi 5