COURSE UNIT TITLE

: SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
FBE 5555 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR AHMET HAKAN ONUR

Offered to

Data Science - Non Thesis
Mechanics
Chemistry
M.Sc. in Biochemistry
COASTAL ENGINEERING
Geophysical Engineering
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING AND WATER RESOURCES
Restoration
City and Regional Planning
Mechatronics Engineering
Industrial Ph.D. Program In Advanced Biomedical Technologies
M.Sc. Urban Conservation Planning (Non-Thesis)
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Logistics Engineering (Non-Thesis-Evening)
Logistics Engineering
COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT
MARINE LIVING RESOURCES
Applied Geology
Chemistry
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Mining Operation
Mineral Processing
M.Sc. Urban Conservation Planning
Economic Geology
Structural Engineering
Data Science
Metallurgical and Material Engineering
Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
M.Sc. Urban Design
Mechanics
Mining Operation
Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT- NON THESIS (EVENING PROGRAM)
Geothermal Energy
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES-NON THESIS
PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY
M.Sc. City and Regional Planning
THERMODYNAMICS
Textile Engineering
DESIGN AND PRODUCTION
HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING AND WATER RESOURCES
MARINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE
MARINE CHEMISTRY
MARINE GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS
M.Sc. Textile Engineering
Design and Production
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Energy
Marine Transportation Systems Engineering
Computer Science
Occupational Healty and Safety(Non-Thesis-Evening)
Occupational Healty and Safety
M.Sc. Geothermal Energy (Non-Thesis-Evening)
EARTHQUAKE MANAGEMENT - NON THESIS
NATURAL BUILDING STONES AND GEMSTONES
UNDERWATER ARCHAELOGY
M.Sc. Metallurgical and Material Engineering
Mineral Processing
PHYSICS
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
THERMODYNAMICS
Biology
City and Regional Planning (Non-Thesis)
M.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering
EARTHQUAKE MANAGEMENT
Energy
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Structural Construction Design
Architectural Design

Course Objective

Definition of scientific research, stages, planning strategies, data collection criteria, the conversion process of the results to a publication or a report and it is aimed to gain qualifications for the profession and publication ethics in these processes.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To be able to understand the basic concepts, methods and techniques used in scientific research
2   To able to apply the stages in scientific research
3   To be able to prepare scientific reports and publications
4   The acquisition of knowledge, evaluation and application competence for scientific research and publication ethics

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Definition and Function of Science; Science and Scientific Research Concepts
2 Scientific Research, Scientific Research Types
3 Research Problem, Literature survey, Configuration of the problem and creation of the hypothesis
4 Creating a Research Plan and Research Design
5 Data Collecting Tools, Selecting Data Collection Method and Ethics
6 Definition of Validity and Reliability of Data Collecting Methods, Research Sampling
7 Mid-term exam and/or Homework Assignment Presentation
8 Research Proposal Preparation
9 Ethics, Publication Ethics, Examples
10 Data Collection and Evaluation
11 Data Collection and Evaluation
12 Writing A Research Report
13 Homework Presentation and General Evaluation
14 Homework Presentation and General Evaluation

Recomended or Required Reading

Source books:
- Kumar, R. (2011). Research Methodology: A step-by-step approach, Singapore, SAGE Publ.
- Judd, C. M., Smith, E. R., & Kidder, L. H. (1991). Research methods in social relations. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
- Johnson, B., & Christensen, L. (2008). Educational research: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches. Singapore, SAGE Publ.
- Büyüköztürk, Ş., Kılıç Çakmak, E., Akgün, Ö.E., Karadeniz, Ş., Demirel, F. (2016). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri. Ankara, Pegem Akademi.
- Stern, J.E., Elliott D. (1997). The ethics of scientific research: A guidebook for course development. University Press of New England
Reference book:
- Özdamar, K. (2013). Modern Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemleri, Nisan Kitabevi.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Presentation technique, brainstorming, student- participated discussion, homework

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 PRJ PROJECT
2 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE PRJ * 0.30 + MTE * 0.30 + FIN * 0.40
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) PRJ * 0.30 + MTE * 0.30 + RST * 0.40


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

To be announced.

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 3 39
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 10 10
Preparing assignments 1 10 10
Preparing presentations 1 10 10
Midterm 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
Project Assignment 1 5 5
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 129

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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