Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods In Sciences ZEE 108 2 3 + 0 3 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
Course Assistants

Research Assisstant Ahmet FİDAN

Course Category
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, Brain Storming, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Performance Task,
2 He/she develops research questions about his/her area and tries to define problems. Group Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Performance Task, 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, Case Study, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Performance Task, Testing, Homework,
4 He/she knows the types of sampling methods in qualitative and quantitative researches. Group Study, Drilland Practice, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Self Study, Homework, Performance Task, Testing,
5 He/she explains the methods of data collection and analysis. Self Study, Case Study, Lecture, Drilland Practice, Discussion, Question-Answer, Group Study, Testing, Performance Task, Homework,
6 He/she realizes the analyze of gathered data and process of gathering data. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Discussion, Question-Answer, Self Study, Group Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
7 He/she writes a proposal and learn the bibliographic notation in a scientific research. Group Study, Motivations to Show, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Lecture, Homework, Testing, Performance Task,
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 Gathering Methods And Techniques
7 Data Analysis Techniques
8 Discussion And Evaluation Of Analysis
9 Midterm Exam
10 Preparing Scıentific Research Proposals And Reports
11 Basic Statistic Accounts On Educational Data
12 Concepts Of Measurement İn The Social Sciences
13 Hypothesis Testing
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 60
1. Ödev 40
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 8 8
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 86
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.44
dersAKTSKredisi 3