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Course Code and Title: SOS 306-Survey Studies and Applications

Type of Course: Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: One Semester
Course Length: One semester, 3 hours per week
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 7
Name of Lecturer: Dr. Esra Burcu
Pre-requisite(s): SOC 305 Research Methods and Techniques I
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Contents:
The course is designed to initialy reevaluate the theoretical work about quantitative research methods. The course, then, introduces readings in selected literature, and guides students in choosing a research survey. Moreover the course provides guidance in designing/preparing the research project, in presenting the findings/result of the project. Finally the course has students discuss the results of each project.
Objective of the Course:
At the end of the semester the students will be able to carry out a project using the quantitative method. Moreover the students will be able to write a final project report and organized a poster presentation or power point presentation.
Teaching Method: Lectures, discussions, individual or group work and poster or power point presentation.
Assessment Method: Mid-term exam (25%), a research project (25%) and final exam (50%)
Recommended Reading:
Güven, S. (1991) Toplumbilimlerinde Araştırma Yöntemleri, Bursa: Ezgi Kitabevi Yayınları
Seyidoğlu, Halil. (1987)  Bilimsel Araştırma ve Yazma El Kitabı, 3. B. Ankara: Olgaç Matbaası.
Bell, Judith (1989). Doing Your Research Project, England: Open University Press.
McNeill, Patrick. (1990) Research Methods, London: Routledge.
Vaus, D.A. (1990) Surveys in Social Research, 2nd edition, London: Unwin Hyman

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