Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
KAP625. 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
General aim of this course is to gain the ability of using, applying and interpreting in research by giving research systematical and scientific approach in social sciences, developing scientific attitude, acquiring knowledge about research methods and techniques.This course covers a broad range of research principles, methods and practices in the field of education. The course is concerned with increasing students' knowledge and understanding of research patterns, data collection and analysis, and report writing. The course content focuses on the role of researching and gathering information, developing hypotheses, and developing research patterns.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the basic concepts of research methods and techniques.
  2. State the research question relating to a problem.
  3. Develop hypothesis.
  4. Plan an original research.
  5. Select one of the optimum sampling methods for the research.
  6. Evaluate effective data gathering techniques to conclude the research
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Büyüköztürk, Ş., Kılıç Çakmak, E., Akgün, Ö.E., Karadeniz, Ş. ve Demirel, F. (2014). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri (17. Baskı). Ankara: Pagem Yayınları.Balcı, Ali. (2001). Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma. Ankara : PegemA Yayıncılık. Ekiz, Durmuş. (2003). Eğitimde Araştırma Yöntem ve Metodlarına Giriş. Ankara : Anı Yayıncılık.Fraenkel,J.R.,& Wallen,N.E.(2009). How to design and evaluate research in education (7thed.) Boston: McGrraw Hill.Kaptan, Saim. (1995). Bilimsel Araştırma ve İstatistik Metotları. Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
* Knowledge, types of knowledge and scientific knowledge* Scientific Method* Research and research models.* Research process and stages* Population and sample * Data and Data Types* Report writing and APA standards
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Course Description: Explain the Scope, Rationale, Priority, Establishment of expectations, functioning and evaluation criteria. An overview of science and methods of scientific research.
2.Definition, functions, knowledge and types of science, types of general research, literature review
3.Literature review, Research ethics, Research problem
4.Variables and hypothesis
5.Population , sampling, sampling methods
6.Data collection instruments
7.Data collection instruments, validity and reliability
8.Data analysis
10.Quantitative research Methods-Experimental research
11.Correlational research
12.Survey research
13.Causal-comparative research
14.Qualitative research
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Individual Study for Mid term Examination150
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Report Preparation140
Report Presentation120
Individual Study for Final Examination140
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5735
Individual Study for Final Examination71070