Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Research Methods In Science Education ILF 501 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AYSUN ÖZTUNA KAPLAN
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Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective To acquaint students with scientific research methods and how these methods used.
Course Content What is the knowledge? What is the scientific knowledge?
Epistemology and ontology. Basic concepts of research methodology.
The problems of science education. To examine thesis and articles at science education field. Qualitative methods: survey models, experimental models. Basic conversions at scientific research methods. The effect of quantitative research on scientific research. Quantitative research process. Varieties of quantitative research. The contributions of quantitative research on science and practice. To compare with qualitative and quantitative researches. Data collection techniques and data analyses. Data analyse with analyse programmes in computer. References arrangement. To draw up a report. To prepare proposal. The proposals are presented by students (SEMINARS).
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students will be able to query to the source of information and scientific knowledge. Lecture, Brain Storming, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Students will be able to find reliable solutions to problems in field. Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Homework, Portfolio,
3 Students will be able to define and exemplify the quantitative and qualitative research designs. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Students will be able to compare the qualitative and quantitative research methods. Drilland Practice, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Homework, Portfolio,
5 Students will be able to exemplify the problems encountered in the teaching of science. Case Study, Self Study, Group Study, Question-Answer, Portfolio, Homework,
6 Students will be able to implement appropriate ways to solve these problems in scientific research. Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Homework, Performance Task, Project / Design,
7 Students will be able to analyze and write the results. Self Study, Performance Task, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is the knowledge? What is the scientific knowledge?
2 Basic concepts of research methodology.
3 To examine thesis and articles at science education field.
4 Qualitative methods: survey models
5 Qualitative methods: experimental models
6 Basic conversions at scientific research methods.
7 Quantitative research process.
8 To compare with qualitative and quantitative researches.
9 Pre- test
10 Data collection techniques and data analyses
11 Data analyse with analyse programmes in computer
12 References arrangement.
13 The proposals are presented by students (SEMINARS).
14 The proposals are presented by students (SEMINARS).
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
3. Ödev 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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Assignment 3 15 45
Final examination 1 6 6
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.08
dersAKTSKredisi 6