Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Scientific Research Techniques and Seminar IKY 590 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>-</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>-</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ŞULE AYDIN TURAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ŞULE AYDIN TURAN,
Course Assistants


Course Category
Course Objective

To provide the student with basic knowledge and skills about the process of preparing and presenting scientific research (thesis, paper, article, research proposal) at the graduate level.

Course Content

Current Discussions and Basic Concepts in Social Sciences

Introducing the basic tools of Social Science Research and the different perspectives that can be used

Examining the writing and designing the research in Social Science Research

Introduction of Basic Data Acquisition Methods in Social Science Research

Introducing the Ways to be Followed in the Reporting and Presentation of Studies (thesis, paper, article)

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To know what Social Scientific Research is. Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
2 To be able to scan the text of different sources and write in an organized way. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
3 To be able to determine a research topic and to ask research questions. Case Study, Question-Answer, Lecture, Self Study, Homework,
4 To be able to prepare and present a research proposal. Self Study, Case Study, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
5 To know citation systems and scientific citation logic. Drilland Practice, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
6 To be able to present a scientific study in accordance with the degree of the study. Self Study, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Subject, approach, content of the course; A general discussion on "Problems of Method in Social Sciences" 1- Let's take a note of what comes to mind when we say social science. 2- Let's do a short research on social sciences.
2 Historical Development and Present of Social Sciences 1- What do we know about the history of social sciences and universities? Let's think, let's take notes.
3 Recognizing Social Scientific Research What does social science research do? Let's think, let's take notes.
4 Epistemological Tools of Social Scientific Research
5 Different Perspectives in Social Scientific Research and a Present Look in the Example of Management Science
6 Reviewing the Literature in Social Scientific Research and Creating the Framework of the Research
7 Representation of the sources used in the research and reference systems
8 Social Scientific Research Design, Problem Defining, and Asking a Research Question
9 Introducing the Data Acquisition Methods in Social Scientific Research - Survey Technique and Examining Survey Samples
10 Introducing the Data Acquisition Methods in Social Scientific Research - Interview Technique and Analysis of Sample Interview Transcripts
11 Introducing the Data Acquisition Methods in Social Scientific Research - Data Collection from Documents
12 Sampling Methods in Social Scientific Research 1- Let's think about where we will do the field research, let's take notes.
13 How to Present a Research? Examining thesis, paper, article examples and appropriate presentation methods. 1- Let's prepare a short presentation about our Research Proposal and review its content together.
14 Students' Research Proposal Presentations 1- Let's give the final form of our research proposal, which includes the research topic, research questions, theoretical framework, context, importance, gap, research design (data acquisition methods, sampling strategy).
Course Notes <p>will be weekly shared.</p>
Course Resources

Neuman, W. L. (2007). Toplumsal Araştırma Yöntemleri: Nicel ve Nitel Yaklaşımlar I-II, çev. S. Özge, İstanbul, Yayın Odası yay.

Punch, K. F., & Etöz, Z. (2005). Sosyal araştırmalara giriş: nicel ve nitel yaklaşımlar. Siyasal Kitabevi.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Deepens the theoretical knowledge of HRM field.
2 Deepens the theoretical knowledge of other related disciplines
3 Examines academic resources related to the field of HRM in a versatile and critical manner X
4 Analyzes applications in the field of HRM with a critical point of view.
5 Designs and implements HRM research from different theoretical perspectives. X
6 Analyzes, interprets and reports the data obtained with different approaches. X
7 evaluate HRM practices in Turkey international perspective. X
8 Categorizes and analyzes different country practices in the HR field. X
9 Follows the developments in the field of informatics and applies it to the field of HRM. X
10 It is used in the application of software in HR area. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 60
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignment 1 26 26
Final examination 1 14 14
Oral Examination 13 1 13
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 7 7
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6