|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Compulsory Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||2
|SEMESTER||Third Term (Fall)
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||5
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Instructor Elif Öykü Başerdem
|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 DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||Yes(PSY112)
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||PSY112
|COURSE DEFINITION||This 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.
|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 READING||Shaughnessy, 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 METHODS||Lecture,Practice,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||65|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||35|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||1||30||30|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||20||20|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||20||20|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||4,8|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||5|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English