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SDÜ Education Information System Course Content
Programme
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Educational Technologies
Course Information
Course Unit Code
Course Unit Title
Credit Theoretic
Credit Pratic
Credit Lab/A
Credit Total
Credit Ects
Semester
01ETK5111
Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Education
3.00
0.00
0.00
3.00
6.00
1
Course Information
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Type of Course Unit
Elective
Course Coordinator
Associate Professor Dr. Mustafa KOÇ
Course Instructors
3-Mustafa Koç
Course Assistants
 
Course Aims
The goal of this course is to have students obtain knowledge and skills to describe a research problem, select and employ appropriate methods, collect the data, and conduct appropriate data analysis procedures in the field of educational technology.
Course Goals
1) Have the knowledge of positivist paradigm as a philosophical basis of quantitative research
2) Have the knowledge of conducting literature review and determining research problems
3) Explain survey, experimental, correlational, and comparative research methods
4) Have the skills and knowledge of sampling procedures
5) Explain quantitative data collection techniques
6) Have the skills and knowledge of quantitative data analaysis techniques
7) Have the knowledge of interpretive/constructivist paradigm as a philosophical basis of qualitative research
8) Explain ethnographic, historical-narrative, case study, focus groups, biographical research methods
9) Explain qualitative data collection techniques
10) Have the skills and knowledge of qualitative data analaysis techniques
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit
1) Have the knowledge of positivist paradigm as a philosophical basis of quantitative research
2) Have the knowledge of conducting literature review and determining research problems
3) Explain survey, experimental, correlational, and comparative research methods
4) Have the skills and knowledge of sampling procedures
5) Explain quantitative data collection techniques
6) Have the skills and knowledge of quantitative data analaysis techniques
7) Have the knowledge of interpretive/constructivist paradigm as a philosophical basis of qualitative research
8) Explain ethnographic, historical-narrative, case study, focus groups, biographical research methods
9) Explain qualitative data collection techniques
10) Have the skills and knowledge of qualitative data analaysis techniques
Course Contents
This course generally focuses on stating research problems/questions, conducting critical literature review, selecting appropriate research models, using data collection methods and data analysis techniques and writing research articles. It covers philopsohical foundations, priorities, advantages and limitations of both quantitative and qualitative research paradigms. Regarding quantitative research perspective, the course explores descriptive (survey), experimental, correlational and casual-comparative research designs, establishing instruments, sampling strategies, analyses of validity and reliability, measures of central tendency and variability, parametric and nonparametric stattistical tests, correlation, regression and factor analysis. As far as qualitative research is concerned, the course explores etnographic, historical, case study, focus group, biographical research designs, data collection tools (observation, interview, document analysis, etc.), reliability isssues, content analysis, thematic analysis and grounded teory.
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses
 
Recommended Optional Programme Components
 
Mode Of Delivery
 
Level of Course Unit
 
Assessment Methods and Criteria
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Studies During Halfterm
Number
Co-Efficient
Activity
Number
Duration
Total
Visa
1
40
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week)
14
3
42
Quiz
0
0
Time Of Studying Out Of Class
14
4
56
Homework
5
30
Homeworks
5
10
50
Attendance
0
0
Presentation
0
0
0
Application
0
0
Project
1
30
30
Lab
0
0
Lab Study
0
0
0
Project
1
30
Field Study
0
0
0
Workshop
0
0
Visas
1
5
5
Seminary
0
0
Finals
1
5
5
Field study
0
0
Workload Hour (30)
30
TOTAL
100
Total Work Charge / Hour
188
The ratio of the term to success
50
Course's ECTS Credit
6
The ratio of final to success
50
 
TOTAL
100
 
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
 
Additional Resources
Mertens, D. M. (1998). Research methods in education and psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. (2005). Handbook of qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Glass, G. V., & Hopkins, K. D. (1996). Statistical methods in eduaction and psychology. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Kirk, R. E. (1995). Experimental design: Procedures for the behavioral sciences. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.
Pedhazur, E. J. (1997). Multiple regression in behavioral research. New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers.
Büyüköztürk, Ş. (2010). Veri analizi el kitabı. Ankara: Pegem Akademi Yayıncılık.
Yıldırım, A., & Şimşek, H. (2006). Sosyal bilimlerde nitel araştırma yöntemleri. Ankara: Seçkin Yayıncılık.
Material Sharing
Documents
 
Assignments
 
Exams
 
Additional Material
 
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
Work Placements
As with any other educational component, credits for work placements are only awarded when the learning outcomes have been achieved and assessed. If a work placement is part of organised mobility (such as Farabi and Erasmus), the Learning Agreement for the placement should indicate the number of credits to be awarded if the expected learning outcomes are achieved.
Program Learning Outcomes
No
Course's Contribution to Program
Contribution
1
Have adequate knowledge about the foundational concepts, theoretical basis and contemporary approaches in the field of educational technology.
3