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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
RESEARCH METHODS II PSY213 Third Term (Fall) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Can conclude a research by conducting it from beginning to end.
2) Can monitor the process related to a variable by creating a measurement tool in order to make a measurement on a determined subject.
3) Can express the data obtained from a scientific research numerically by means of statistical programs.
4) Has the ability to use the library and online databases to manage his scientific research.
5) Will be able to analyze a scientific research by considering ethical rules.
6) Can express the results of his scientific research in accordance with the APA style.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSEYes(PSY112)
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTPSY112
COURSE DEFINITIONThis course provides basic training in the gathering, description and analysis of quantitative information in the behavioral sciences. The course is designed to give emphasis primarily on hypothesis formulation, operational definition, applying this knowledge on real data and writing a research paper. Students are allowed to apply their knowledge to survey methods mainly in which they learn how to design an effective survey form to gather data.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week PSY112 overview
2nd Week PSY112 overview
3rd Week PSY112 overview
4th Week APA Style reporting
5th Week Research topics presentation
6th Week Application to ethics committee
7th Week Creating survey
8th Week Mid-Term Exam
9th Week Introduction to experimental design
10th Week Introduction to experimental design
11th Week Reliability- validity
12th Week Correlational analyses
13th Week Reporting findings
14th Week Poster presentation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGShaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., & Zechmeister, J. S. (2012). Research methods in psychology (9th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Eldoğan, D., Korkmaz, L, Yeniçeri, Z., & Kökdemir, D. (2017). Akademik yazım kuralları kitapçığı (5th ed.). Ankara: Başkent Üniversitesi. Download from: http://psk.baskent.edu.tr/docs/AYKK_05.pdf
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Practice,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term135
Assignment110
Project120
Total(%)65
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)65
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)35
Total(%)100
ECTS WORKLOAD
Activities Number Hours Workload
Midterm exam111
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work13030
Preparation for Final exam12020
Course hours14342
Preparation for Midterm exam12020
Laboratory (including preparation)
Final exam111
Homework11010
Project12020
Total Workload144
Total Workload / 304,8
ECTS Credits of the Course5
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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