ECTS - Faculty Guided Research II

Faculty Guided Research II (PSY407) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Faculty Guided Research II PSY407 3 2 0 4 8
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Consent of the instructor
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Neşe Alkan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives At the end of this course a student will write a research paper of his/her independent research project.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn the research report writing process
Course Content Following PSY 406, writing of the research report.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Data analysis
2 Data analysis
3 Data analysis
4 Data analysis
5 Interpretation of findings
6 Interpretation of findings
7 Interpretation of findings
8 Interpretation of findings
9 Interpretation of findings
10 Writing “Results” section
11 Writing “Results” section
12 Writing “Discussions” section
13 Writing “Discussions” section
14 Final touches
15 Paper submission


Other Sources 1. American Psychological Association (APA) (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th Ed.). Washington, D. C.
2. Blaxter, L. C. (2001). How to research. Open University Press.
3. Graziano, A. M. (2000). Research methods: a process of inquiry. (4th Ed.). Allyn and Bacon

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 80
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have a comprehensive understanding of basic psychological perspectives and to examine the mental, affective, and behavioral processes of human beings within a scientific discipline X
2 To have a knowledge about the historical and philosophical developments, basic concepts, applications and schools of science of psychology as well as the subfields of psychology such as clinical, experimental, social, developmental, industrial, health, traffic and educational psychology X
3 To gain skills in identifying, describing, formulating, and solving the problems related to basic mental, emotional, and behavioral problems of human beings X
4 To develop new ideas through analytical, critical, and creative point of view by using abstract concepts and to gain skills in evaluating different psychological phenomena X
5 To gain knowledge and skills in transforming his/her theoretical knowledge into practice in different fields of psychology X
6 To have skills in accessing knowledge and using resources X
7 To have knowledge about basic principles of psychological assessment along with various quantitative, qualitative, and experimental research methods, to have skills in designing and conducting research by using these methods, and analyzing, reporting, and presenting research data X
8 To have awareness of interpersonal sensitivity, societal processes and problems X
9 To have efficient written and oral communication skills in Turkish and English X
10 To gain skills in following the developments in the field of expertise and renewing himself/herself with an awareness of life-span learning X
11 To have professional and ethical responsibility, knowledge, and awareness X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Application 14 4 56
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 4 15 60
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 196