Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research In Special Educaton ZEE 311 5 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses <p>Scientific Research Methods</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. EDA DEMİRHAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Ass. Damla ALTIN

Course Category General Training
Course Objective

This course aims to contribute to the students' ability to evaluate scientific researches conducted in the field of special education more effectively by using the basic knowledge and skills they have acquired in relation to scientific research methods and researches.

Course Content

Basic concepts in scientific researches, major research methods used in special education field, discussion of research reports conducted in selected fields in special education

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students present a research in appropriate level. Lecture, Demonstration, Group Study, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Scientific research and major research methods in social sciences Related chapters in course materials
2 The importance of scientific research literacy Online browsing
3 Research, reporting and preparing coursework Related chapters in course materials
4 The history of scientific research in special education Related chapters in course materials
5 Single subject research in special education Related chapters in course materials
6 Qualitative research methods in special education Related chapters in course materials
7 Quantitative research methods in special education Related chapters in course materials
8 Mid-term exam
9 Research studies related to teaching Library and online browsing
10 Research studies related to families Library and online browsing
11 Research studies related to teachers Library and online browsing
12 Research studies related to inclusive education Library and online browsing
13 Ethics in special education research and exapmles Library and online browsing
14 Final exam
Course Notes <p>Notes presented by teaching staff</p>
Course Resources

Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri. (2014). Şener Büyüköztürk, Özcan E. Akgün, Şirin Karadeniz, Funda Demirel, Ebru Kılıç. Pegem Akademi Yayıncılık.
Eğitim ve davranış bilimlerinde tek-denekli araştırmalar. (2012). Editör: Elif Tekin-İftar. Türk Psikologlar Derneği.
Sosyal Bilimlerde Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri. (2013). Ali Yıldırım, Hasan Şimşek. Seçkin Yayıncılık.
Zihinsel Yetersizlik ve Yaygın Gelişimsel Bozukluk Alanlarında Lisansüstü Tez Bibliyografyası. (1974-2008). (2008). İbrahim H. Diken, Emre Ünlü, Özcan Karaaslan. Maya Akademi.
Türkiye Kaynaklı Özel Eğitimde Makale Bibliyografyası (1990-2009). (2011). İbrahim H. Diken, Funda Bozkurt, Birkan Güldenoğlu. Maya Akademi.

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 45
1. Ödev 35
1. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Proje / Tasarım 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 3 3
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 4 4
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 4