Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Scientific Research Methods DAO441 7 2 + 0 4

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Instructors Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Goals To provide necessary knowledge for the research of definite subject
Contents The structure of scienific research, scietific methods, the record of scientific data, its analysis, interpretation and reporting.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Defines, scientific concepts and scientific research process.
2 States his/her ideas and findings about research subject influentially.
3 Writes progress reports based on documents, thesis and articles.
4 Uses research techniques in research projects.
5 States his/her ideas and findings effectively

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods A:Lecture, B: Question and answer, C: Discussion
Assessment Methods A: Examine, B: Homework

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Concepts related to science To read given subject
2 The process of scientific research. To read given subject
3 The stages of scientific research. To read given subject
4 The gathering and evaluation of practical findings To read given subject
5 The evaluation of the scientific researches in terms of content To read given subject
6 The form and the scope of the research report. To read given subject
7 Thesis and project writing techniques To read given subject
8 Midterm Exam
9 Writing techniques of scientific article To read given subject
10 The process of preparing scientific research proposal To read given subject
11 The process of preparing scientific research proposal To read given subject
12 The process of preparing scientific research proposal To read given subject
13 The process of preparing scientific research proposal To read given subject
14 General review and evaluation

Textbook Karasar,N.(2007).Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi.NobelYayınevi, Ankara.
Additional Resources Büyüköztürk,Ş., Çakmak, E. K., Akgün, Ö. E., Karadeniz, Ş. ve Demirel,F.(2008)Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Pegem AkademiYayınevi,Ankara

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 1 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 The sufficient knowledge about the field. x
2 The sufficient education knowledge of the field. x
3 Can define concepts, theories and teaching methods and practice in the field. x
4 Have information about features of students’ development and their learning. x
5 Taking into account developmental characteristic of student and individual differences provides suitable learning environment. x
6 Taking in to account the characteristics ant the achievements (purposes) of the subject appropriate teaching strategies methods and techniques apply. x
7 Takes tasks in individual and group works and fulfill them effectively. x
8 Takes responsibilities in solving problem and tries to produce solutions. x
9 Can makes self-assessment. x
10 Participates in social and cultural activities. x
11 Can makes within the discipline and interdisciplinary team study in educational applications. x
12 Follow changes in curricula and new resource and related materials. x
13 Aware of the national culture and universal values and give them importance. x
14 Have sufficient information about structure, development and history of Turkish Educational System. x
15 Knows and uses values and principles that Turkish National Educational System based on and field’s purpose, principles and techniques. x
16 Examines concepts related to the field with scientific methods. x
17 Has information of teaching programs, teaching methods and techniques and measurement and evaluation. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Assignments 2 8 16
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 8 8
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load (h) 124
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.13
ECTS Credit of the Course 4