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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İMÖE602 Qualitative Research Methods in Education 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims at introducing the student variety of traditions in qualitative inquiry/ methods
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn Case studies, Expost facto research, Action Research
  2. To be able to analyse the qualitative data
  3. To be able to evaluate reliability and validity of qualitative techniques
  4. To be able to construct qualitative research techniques
  5. To be able to distiguish quantitative and qualitative techniques
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Yıldırım, A., & Şimşek, H. (2005). Sosyal bilimlerde nitel araştırma yöntemleri. Ankara, Türkiye: Seçkin Yayınevi.

Silverman, D. (2000). Doing qualitative research. London: Sage
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Research topics/ literature/ research questions/ participants/ validity/ observation/interviewing/rapport and subjectivity/ ethics/ data analysis/ writing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Discussing qualitative and quantitative paradigms
2.Qualitative Research Paradigms
3.Ethics and Planning in research
5.Validity and reliability of qualitative research techniques
6.Styles of Educational Research; 1- Naturalistic and ethnographic research, 2- Historical Research
7.Case studies, Expost facto research, Action Research
8.study week
9.Midterm exam
10.Strategies for data collection and researching; 1-Tests, 2- Observations
11.3-Interviews, 4- Verbal protocols
12.Qualitative Data Analysis
13.Qualitative Data Analysis
14.Conducting a research project
15.Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11333
Individual Study for Final Examination13339