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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
RESEARCH METHODS in PSYCHOLOGYPSK2122920Fall Semester3+036
Course Program

Salı 09:00-09:45

Salı 10:00-10:45

Salı 11:00-11:45

Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseTurkish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorLect. Fatma GİRGİN KARDEŞ
Name of Lecturer(s)Lect. Fatma GİRGİN KARDEŞ, Assoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Assistant(s)Research Method's PPT's; Lecture Notes
AimThis course presents a reader-friendly introduction to the basic principles of scientific methods of research. This course focuses on a specific step in the research process, providing perspectives in experimental research as well as non-experimental approaches such as ex-post facto research, correlational research, and survey research. Briefly, the aim of the course is to provide students a familiarity with and understanding of various research methods in the behavioral sciences and mathematical procedures applied to these methods.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introduction and The Science of Psychology The Scientific Method,Ethical Issues in the Conduct of Psychological Research,Descriptive Methods: Observation,Descriptive Methods: Survey Research,Experimental Methods: Independent Groups Designs,Experimental Methods: Repeated Measures Designs,Experimental Methods: Complex Designs,Applied Research: Single-Case Research Design,Applied Research: Quasi-Experimental Designs and Program Evaluation,Analyzing and Reporting Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation: Describing Data, Confidence Interval, and Correlations,Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-I,Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-II,Communication in Psychology-I,Communication in Psychology-II.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
To describe the scientific approach to the study of psychological phenomena.10, 16, 6, 9A
To apply the ethical principles that govern research in psychology.10, 16, 6, 9A
To conduct a literature search using peer-reviewed sources.10, 16, 6, 9A
To understand the key concepts in research design including operational definitions, variables, reliability, validity, and sampling procedures.10, 16, 6, 9A
To explain the strengths and limitations of research designs used in psychology.10, 16, 6, 9A
To draw valid conclusions from empirical evidence with an awareness of the limits of various research methods.10, 14, 16, 6, 9A
To be familiar with APA style.10, 13, 14, 16, 2, 6, 9A, E
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 13: Case Study Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 2: Project Based Learning Model, 6: Experiential Learning, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introduction and The Science of Psychology The Scientific MethodChapter 1
2Ethical Issues in the Conduct of Psychological ResearchChapter 2
3Descriptive Methods: ObservationChapter 3
4Descriptive Methods: Survey ResearchChapter 4
5Experimental Methods: Independent Groups DesignsChapter 5
6Experimental Methods: Repeated Measures DesignsChapter 6
7Experimental Methods: Complex DesignsChapter 7
8Applied Research: Single-Case Research DesignChapter 8
9Applied Research: Quasi-Experimental Designs and Program EvaluationChapter 9
10Analyzing and Reporting Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation: Describing Data, Confidence Interval, and CorrelationsChapter 10
11Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-IChapter 11
12Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-IIChapter 11
13Communication in Psychology-IChapter 12
14Communication in Psychology-IIChapter 12
Resources
Shaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., & Zechmeister J. S. (2015). Research Methods in Psychology (10th Eds.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill
Various Research papers, Notes

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Knows the basic concepts of research and application-oriented sub-fields of psychology and the basic theories of these fields.
2
Can compare theories and schools in the history of psychology, and relate new developments with this knowledge.
3
Can recognize and interpret the problems they encounter and offer solutions using their expert knowledge.
4
Can investigate a problem with scientific methods, interpret findings and turn the results into a scientific publication.
5
Can lead the project, plan and manage the activities in a team established to solve the problems related to their field.
6
Can question and criticize new ideas from a scientific point of view without taking sides.
7
They adopt the principle of lifelong learning and can follow new developments in their field.
8
Can share their findings, knowledge and solution suggestions about a problem with colleagues or people outside of their field in written or oral form, in an appropriate language.
9
They have a sense of social responsibility and can use their professional achievements in solving problems in their near and far surroundings.
10
Speaks English at least at B1 level to follow international professional developments.
11
Has basic computer skills and can communicate with colleagues on up-to-date platforms.
12
Knows the basic tools of psychology used in assessment and evaluation and can use these tools.
13
Knows professional responsibilities, authorization, and limits, recognizes psychological problems, can make the right referral for their solution, and abides by ethical principles in research and practice.
14
They consider individual and cultural differences in research and practice and take these differences into account while evaluating the research results.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours14342
Guided Problem Solving14456
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report155
Term Project11515
Presentation of Project / Seminar111
Quiz000
Midterm Exam12121
General Exam12626
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)166
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(166/30)6
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
RESEARCH METHODS in PSYCHOLOGYPSK2122920Fall Semester3+036
Course Program

Salı 09:00-09:45

Salı 10:00-10:45

Salı 11:00-11:45

Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseTurkish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorLect. Fatma GİRGİN KARDEŞ
Name of Lecturer(s)Lect. Fatma GİRGİN KARDEŞ, Assoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Assistant(s)Research Method's PPT's; Lecture Notes
AimThis course presents a reader-friendly introduction to the basic principles of scientific methods of research. This course focuses on a specific step in the research process, providing perspectives in experimental research as well as non-experimental approaches such as ex-post facto research, correlational research, and survey research. Briefly, the aim of the course is to provide students a familiarity with and understanding of various research methods in the behavioral sciences and mathematical procedures applied to these methods.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introduction and The Science of Psychology The Scientific Method,Ethical Issues in the Conduct of Psychological Research,Descriptive Methods: Observation,Descriptive Methods: Survey Research,Experimental Methods: Independent Groups Designs,Experimental Methods: Repeated Measures Designs,Experimental Methods: Complex Designs,Applied Research: Single-Case Research Design,Applied Research: Quasi-Experimental Designs and Program Evaluation,Analyzing and Reporting Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation: Describing Data, Confidence Interval, and Correlations,Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-I,Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-II,Communication in Psychology-I,Communication in Psychology-II.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
To describe the scientific approach to the study of psychological phenomena.10, 16, 6, 9A
To apply the ethical principles that govern research in psychology.10, 16, 6, 9A
To conduct a literature search using peer-reviewed sources.10, 16, 6, 9A
To understand the key concepts in research design including operational definitions, variables, reliability, validity, and sampling procedures.10, 16, 6, 9A
To explain the strengths and limitations of research designs used in psychology.10, 16, 6, 9A
To draw valid conclusions from empirical evidence with an awareness of the limits of various research methods.10, 14, 16, 6, 9A
To be familiar with APA style.10, 13, 14, 16, 2, 6, 9A, E
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 13: Case Study Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 2: Project Based Learning Model, 6: Experiential Learning, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introduction and The Science of Psychology The Scientific MethodChapter 1
2Ethical Issues in the Conduct of Psychological ResearchChapter 2
3Descriptive Methods: ObservationChapter 3
4Descriptive Methods: Survey ResearchChapter 4
5Experimental Methods: Independent Groups DesignsChapter 5
6Experimental Methods: Repeated Measures DesignsChapter 6
7Experimental Methods: Complex DesignsChapter 7
8Applied Research: Single-Case Research DesignChapter 8
9Applied Research: Quasi-Experimental Designs and Program EvaluationChapter 9
10Analyzing and Reporting Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation: Describing Data, Confidence Interval, and CorrelationsChapter 10
11Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-IChapter 11
12Analyzing and Reporting Research: Test of statistical Significance and Analysis Story-IIChapter 11
13Communication in Psychology-IChapter 12
14Communication in Psychology-IIChapter 12
Resources
Shaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., & Zechmeister J. S. (2015). Research Methods in Psychology (10th Eds.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill
Various Research papers, Notes

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Knows the basic concepts of research and application-oriented sub-fields of psychology and the basic theories of these fields.
2
Can compare theories and schools in the history of psychology, and relate new developments with this knowledge.
3
Can recognize and interpret the problems they encounter and offer solutions using their expert knowledge.
4
Can investigate a problem with scientific methods, interpret findings and turn the results into a scientific publication.
5
Can lead the project, plan and manage the activities in a team established to solve the problems related to their field.
6
Can question and criticize new ideas from a scientific point of view without taking sides.
7
They adopt the principle of lifelong learning and can follow new developments in their field.
8
Can share their findings, knowledge and solution suggestions about a problem with colleagues or people outside of their field in written or oral form, in an appropriate language.
9
They have a sense of social responsibility and can use their professional achievements in solving problems in their near and far surroundings.
10
Speaks English at least at B1 level to follow international professional developments.
11
Has basic computer skills and can communicate with colleagues on up-to-date platforms.
12
Knows the basic tools of psychology used in assessment and evaluation and can use these tools.
13
Knows professional responsibilities, authorization, and limits, recognizes psychological problems, can make the right referral for their solution, and abides by ethical principles in research and practice.
14
They consider individual and cultural differences in research and practice and take these differences into account while evaluating the research results.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

Numerical Data

Student Success

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