Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Scientific Research Methods OEO 405 7 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. EDA DEMİRHAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. EDA DEMİRHAN,
Course Assistants

Research Assist. Ahmet Fidan

Course Category General Training
Course Objective

By the end of this course, the students are expected to have acquired the abilites which are mentioned below;

1) Basic principles of research methodology, 2) research methods, 3) an important aspect of reaearch methodology in terms of social sciences, 4) principle of qualitative and quantitative researches, 5) Writing and presenting a research report

Course Content

Science and basic concepts (fact, data, absolute correct and incorrect, universal information, etc.) relating to history science for basic information, structure of scientific research, scientific methods, problem, models of research, total field under survey and sample, data collection and models of data collection, (technique of data collection that qualitative and quantities data) enlist, analysis, comment and report of data.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/she explains basic structure and philosophies of scientific research. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He/she develops research questions about his/her area and tries to define problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 He/she describes basic philosophies that qualitative and quantitative methods based on and realizes differences of those two methods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 He/she knows the types of sampling methods in qualitative and quantitative researches. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 He/she explains the methods of data collection and analysis. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 He/she realizes the analyze of gathered data and process of gathering data. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
7 He/she writes a proposal and learn the bibliographic notation in a scientific research. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Basic Concepts Of Research
3 Importance Of Research In Social Sciences
4 Research Methods And Techniques
5 Qualitative And Quantitative Researches
6 Data Analysis Techniques
7 Data Analysis Techniques
8 Discussion And Evaluation Of Analysis
9 Midterm
10 Preparing Scıentific Research Proposals And Reports
11 Basic Statistic Accounts On Educational Data
12 Concepts Of Measurement İn The Social Sciences
13 Test of Hypothesis
14 General Revision
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learner has the high level knowledge and the skills supported by the books including the most recent information, practice materials and other scientific sources about special education, pedagogy, culture and basic sciences. X
2 Learner feels ready to work with individual with developmental disabilities, and has effective communication skills. X
3 They investigate and evaluate the consepts, ideas and datas about special education and pedagogic information scientifically; diognise, analyze and negotiate comlicated problems and subjects and develops suggestions based on scientific datas and proofs. X
4 They inform to audiences about special education and teaching skills, explain thinks to them. X
5 They have the skills about learning how to learn, self-confidence, critical thinking, creative thinking; can carry on the works of his area individually. X
6 They take the responsibiliy of unexpected events in his job and try to find solutions. X
7 They know the all features ( additional disability, health problems(epilepsi, what medicine to take, etc.)of their students and their needs; know the socio-cultural and economic of the immediate environment. X
8 They can watch and understand the information about special education and pedagogy and have the second language knowledge to communicate with their collagues (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1). X
9 Instructor compares and contrasts the previous evaluation of the learners’ development, shares the results with the parents and the managers, develops the new instruction plan according to that result. X
10 X
11 X
12 X
13 X
14 X
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 30
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 2 24
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 8 8
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 86
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.44
dersAKTSKredisi 3