Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Method In Communication BH 601 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MELTEM GÖNDEN
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Course Objective This course aims to educate students who are not majored in communication about research practices the basics of research and methodology in communications.
Course Content Research areas, designs, and methodology in communication and media studies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students will be able to understand the relationship between theory and methodology in research in communication Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Students will be able to learn about quantitative and qualitative approaches in communication and media studies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction of the course and syllabus
2 Basic concepts regarding research
3 Research in communication; theories and methodological approaches.
4 Research areas in communication
5 The importance of research that focus on communication and media
6 Quantitative approach to research in communication
7 Qualitative approach to research in communication
8 Midterms
9 Quantitative designs in research: Reviewing Examples
10 Quantitative designs in research: Workshops
11 Qualitative designs in research: Reviewing Examples
12 Qualitative designs in research: Workshops
13 Ethics in research
14 Course evaluation
Course Notes Yıldırım A ve Şimşek H. (2000). Sosyal bilimlerde niteliksel araştırma yöntemleri. Seçkin Yayınları. Ankara<br>Geray, H. (2004) Toplumsal araştırmalarda nicel ve nitel yöntemlere giriş, Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara<br>Punch K. (2005) Sosyal Araştırmalara Giriş. Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara<br>Erdoğan, İ. (2012) Pozitivist Metodoloji ve Ötesi, Erk Yayınları, Ankara<br>Berger, A. (2014). Media and Communication Research Methods, SAGE P.
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have the theoretical knowledge and competence to the doctoral level in various fields of communication science X
2 To be able to follow the recent studies, development and innovations associated with the field. X
3 To be able to analyze and discuss the empirical and theoretical work in the field. X
4 To have the competence for carrying out both theoretical and practical research related to communication sciences X
5 To have the ability to access information, do research, collect data at national and internetional level and have the ability to analyze and interpret them. X
6 To able to interact with different disciplines and develop the ability to produce interdisciplinary studies. X
7 To make the student perform publication at national and international level and be able to contribute academic literature X
8 Being aware of the ethical responsibility and behave accordingly through the process the studies X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 30
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 10 10
Assignment 1 15 15
Performance Task (Application) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6