COURSE UNIT TITLE

: TECHNIQUES OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
SBE 5000 TECHNIQUES OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5

Offered By

Graduate School of Social Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SERDAR NART

Offered to

Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
International Relations (English)
Management Information Systems
Accounting and Finance (English)
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Basic Islamic Sciences
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE
International Business Administration
Business Administration (English)
GERMAN TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING
Economics (English)
Business Information Systems (English)
Human Rights Law
Climate Change and Sustainability
Philosophy and Religious Sciences
Management Science
Philosophy
Foreign Trade (English)
Clinical Psychology
Islamic History and Arts
Museology
Quantitative Methods
Fiscal Law
Public Finance
Human Resources
Private Law
ARABIC LANGUAGE AND RHETORIC
PSYCHOLOGY
Turkish Language and Literature
History
Econometrics
Gastronomy and Culinary Arts
Public Law
History of The Turkish Republic
Economics
Quality Management
Women's Studies
DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS
Sociology
Production Management and Industrial Business Administration
Finance
Disaster Administration
Maritime Security, Safety and Environmental Management
Electronic Trade
Strategic Research
Hospital and Healtcare Organizations Management
Hermeneutics
Financial Economics and Banking
ARCHAEOLOGY
Research-Development and Innovation Management
General Linguistics
European Union
Marine Tourism
Spiritual Counseling and Guidance
Management and Organization
Public Administration
ENGLISH TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING
Logistics Management
Master of Finance
European Union Law
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Forensic Linguistic and Communication Sciences
Medical Law
Tourism Management
Accounting
Conflict Resolution (English)
Comparative Literature
Religious Tourism
Maritime Business Administration
Marketing Management
American Culture and Literature

Course Objective

Understanding the conceptual and theoretical framework of scientific research, gaining knowledge on research methods and insight on the importance of scientific publication ethics.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Understanding the importance of scientific research and scientific thought
2   Learning the methods of accessing and reviewing information
3   Learning the quantitative research methods and using them in accordance with the research aim
4   Learning the qualitative research methods and using them in accordance with the research aim
5   Analyzing, interpreting, presenting and applying the collected data
6   Explaining the importance of scientific research ethics
7   Understanding and applying the ethical rules of scientific publication process

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Definition of science, scientific thought and scientific research
2 Research Review and Design Process 1: Choice of topic, accessing literature and concerning information
3 Research Review and Design Process 2: The classification of the information, the theoretical background and preparing the outline
4 The choice of methodology (The presentation and comparison of qualitative, quantitative and field-specific research methods)
5 Data collection in quantitative research
6 Data analysis in quantitative research 1
7 Data analysis in quantitative research 2
8 Evaluation and presentation of the results of quantitative research
9 Qualitative research methods 1 (Choice of research design)
10 Qualitative research methods 2 (Choice of research design)
11 Data collection in qualitative research
12 Data analysis, Evaluation and presentation of the results of quantitative research
13 Thesis/project writing rules and publication ethics
14 Directives on publication ethics, rule violations and control

Recomended or Required Reading

Ferhat Sayım, Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma ve Tez Yazım Yöntemleri, Seçkin Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2015.
Türkiye Bilimler Akademisi, Bilimsel Araştırmada Etik ve Sorunları, Tübitak Matbaası, Ankara, 2002.
Anol Bhattacherjee, Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices, Independent Publishing Platform, North Charleston, 2012.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE
3 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FCG* 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST* 0.60


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

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

To be announced.

Assessment Criteria

Midterm and final exams

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

It is aimed that the students will get involved in the course by active participation.

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 14 3 42
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 2 28
Preparation for midterm exam 1 15 15
Preparation for final exam 1 20 20
Reading 1 14 14
Final 1 3 3
Midterm 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 125

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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