|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Compulsory Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||2
|SEMESTER||Fourth Term (Spring)
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||5
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Choose the experimental method suitable for the research questions.
2) Compare types of experimental designs.
3) Identify and discuss confounding variables in the experimental design.
4) Decide on the statistical analysis to be used in experimental design types.
5) Criticize experimental designs within the framework of ethical rules.
6) Write experimental research reports.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||The purpose of this course is to teach students about experimental methods used in behavioral sciences. The effective design of an experiment, various experimental designs, properties of the subjects and the experimenter, sampling, analyses of experimental data are the topics of the course. In this course, students learn and apply their knowledge to design an experiment, and writing the scientific the report of the experiment.
|1st Week ||Introduction to Experimental Design|
|2nd Week ||How to get an Experimental Idea|
|3rd Week ||Ethical Issues|
|4th Week ||Literature Search|
|5th Week ||Variables|
|6th Week ||Within-Subject and Between-Subjects Designs|
|7th Week ||Factorial Designs|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Designs That Are Not Experimental|
|10th Week ||Analyze of Experimental Data|
|11th Week ||Interpretation of Experimental Data|
|12th Week ||Presentation of Experimental Data|
|13th Week ||Presentation of Experimental Proposals|
|14th Week ||General Overview|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Martin, D. (2007). Doing psychology experiments (7th ed.). Cengage Learning.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||14||5||70|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||30||30|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||15||15|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||5,96|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||5|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English