Department of Sociology

SOC323 METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF SOCIAL RESEARCH

Course Code: 2320323
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYŞE NUR SAKTANBER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Theory and research in sociology Theoretical statements and observational statements. Assumptions and hypotheses. Fundamentals of sampling in social research. Scaling techniques. Techniques of social research: Quasi-experiments, observation (documentary, participant, etc.), interviews (formal and informal), mail questionnaires. Questionnaire design. Ethical questions in social research. Techniques of data analysis and interpretation of findings.

Learning Outcomes

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