Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Seminar KAM404 8 0 + 6 5

Prerequisites Having accomplished the required stages for becoming a graduate student through the coming periods

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. ŞENAY GÜNEYMEN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. ÖZCAN SEZER, Assist.Prof. Hüseyin ÇAVUŞOĞLU , Assist.Prof. ŞENAY GÜNEYMEN , Assist.Prof. Kamil DEMİRHAN, Assist.Prof. İbrahim GÜNDOĞDU, Assist.Prof. Sanem BERKÜN
Goals The goal of the course is to enable students to realize literature review and provide them with the ability to have reach to information, to gather and interpret information and writing a report from their research related to their area.
Contents The context of the course comprises the process involving choosing of the subject of students related to their academic area, making required research and writing a report that comprises interpretation and analysis in that area.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students can use diverse ways in reaching information.
2 Student can set what steps to follow in a scientific research.
3 Students can make relevant relationships between subjects.
4 Students can analyze the current situation and propose solutions particular to a subject in political sciences and public administration.
5 Students can imply the principles of scientific study and scientific ethics by learning them.
6 Students can evaluate information, make a report on it and present it.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, discussions and short presentations
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam and graduation thesis assessment



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Defining the stages to follow in a scientific study The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
2 The determination of the research topic and the aim of it. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
3 The highliting of the constraints and contribution of the research. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
4 Orientation on the literature review on the related topic from the domestic and foreign academic resources. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
5 Introducing the required links referring to library and e-library resources on literature review and data resource search related to the research area. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
6 Orientation on ways of reaching related internet resources and e-books. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
7 Introduction of the thesis manual of the university and justification of the importance of it. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
8 Introduction of primary and secondary data resources The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
9 Teaching how to set the primary and secondary data resources The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
10 Forming hypothesis The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
11 Introduction of the computer programs to be used in data analysis and hypothesis testing The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
12 Presentation and numeration of research results in tables and graphs The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
13 Interpretation of research results and comparing them with the previous studies The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
14 Preparation of the scientific reports and presentation of the study The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.



Sources
Textbook Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Lisans Düzeyinde Diploma Hazırlama Kılavuzu, 2012.
Additional Resources Zeynel Dinler, Bilimsel Araştırma ve e–kaynaklar, 7. Baskı, Ekin Kitabevi, Bursa, 2012. - Ertuğrul Yıldırım ve Rıfat Yıldız, Soru-Cevap Tekniğiyle Tez Yazma Makale Hazırlama ve Yayınlama Kılavuzu, 3. Basım, Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2010. - Mark N.K. Saunders, Research Methods for Business Students, 6th Edition, Pearson Custom Publishing, 2012.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
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 Has advanced knowledge about their area. x
2 Has the ability of transferring the knowledge about their area to their workers and peers x
3 Has the ability of interpreting and analyzing data, identifying and coming up with solutions and suggestions to the problems by using the knowledge about their area in their decisions, applications and attitudes. x
4 Does research and creates studies in their area. x
5 Takes on responsibility according to the project goals, as being project coordinator or project participant. x
6 Identifies goals and targets for the organization/institution. x
7 Evaluates the knowledge and skills learned in a judgmental manner. x
8 Indicates that he has comprehended that the need for learning process is continuous. x
9 Declares the thoughts and suggestions aroused from their knowledge and skills related to their area, in oral and written form. x
10 Communicates effectively with their peers.
11 Uses information and communication technologies with at least European Computer Advanced Operating License level according to requirements of their area. x
12 Follows the progress of their area and communicates with their peers by using at least one foreign language, at a stage of Europe Language Portfolio B1 level.
13 Behaves respectfully to organization/institution, work and social ethic criteria.
14 Analyses the organization/institution’s relations with stakeholders and manages it efficiently.
15 Has the ability of encouraging innovation. x
16 Thinks judgmentally about the organization/institution x
17 Has the adequate consciousness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, protecting the environment, work health and safety.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Assignments 1 60 60
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 5 5
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Work Load (h) 141
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.7
ECTS Credit of the Course 5