FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Course Name   QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN PLANNING (ELECTIVE)
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
6 3503678 2 / - 4
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Assist. Prof. Dr. Fatih EREN
Coordinator e-mail feren3000 gmail.com
Instructors
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Fatih EREN
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives To introduce students with social science research, to teach the nature, aim and role of social research for planning, to show differences between different research approaches, to introduce students with qualitative research methods, to teach data analysis and interpretation, to teach how a research question is developed and how an appropriate research theory, strategy and method can be selected, to teach valid research design, to introduce students with quantitative research methods, to teach numerical data analysis and interpretation, to teach simple quantitative methods which are necessity for city planners, to give information about quantitative calculations and data that planners can use in their professional life.
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
50 0 50 0 0 0 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Week Course Content Resource
1 Introduction: Portre Design Lecture Notes
2 What is a research? The Role of Research. Denzin, N.K. (1989) The Research Act: A theoretical introduction to sociological methods (3rd ed) New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
3 Research Design Yates, S. (2004) Doing social science research, London: SAGE/Open University.
4 Qualitative Research Denzin, N.K. and Lincoln, Y.S. (eds) (1994) Handbook of Qualitative Research, Thousand Oaks: SAGE.
5 Observation, Interview, Visual Material Analysis May T. (2001) Social research: issues, methods and process (3rd edition). Buckingham: Open University Press.
6 Workshop Lecture Notes
7 Case Study, Document Analysis Sapsford R. & Jupp V. (eds) (1996) Data collection and analysis. London: Sage.
8 Seminar (Data Collection on the Web) Lecture Notes
9 Quantitative Research Kaplan, D (ed) (2004) The SAGE handbook of quantitative methodology for the social sciences, Thousand Oaks: SAGE.
10 Positivist Paradigm and Scientific Research Process Altunışık, R. Ve Ark. (2010) Sosyal Bilimlerde Araştırma Yöntemleri, Sakarya Yayıncılık, SAKARYA
11 MID-TERM EXAM Lecture Notes
12 Scientific Research Process, Hypotesis Development and Testing Lindsay, J. (1997) Techniques in Human Geography, Routledge, LONDON
13 LQ Analysis, Basic Multiplier, Dependency Rate Çubukçu, K.M. (2008) Planlamada Klasik Sayısal Yöntemler, ODTÜ Yayıncılık, ANKARA
14 Cost-Benefit Analysis Sayer, A. (1992) Method in Social Science, Routledge, LONDON
15 Game Theory, Decision-Tree Method StatSoft, Inc. (2001) Electronic Statistics Textbook. Tulsa, OK: StatSoft. WEB: http://www.statsoft.com/Textbook
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
  Quantity Percentage Quantity Percentage  
Term Studies : 1 22 - -
Attendance / Participation : - - - -
Practical Exam : - - - -
Special Course Exam : - - - -
Quiz : - - - -
Homework : - - 1 60
Presentations and Seminars : 1 18 - -
Projects : - - - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - - - -
Case studies : - - - -
Field Studies : - - - -
Clinical Studies : - - - -
Other Studies : - - - -
Mid-term exam   - - - -
Final exam   - - - -
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 15 2
Classroom Work Time : - -
Presentations and Seminars : 2 30
Course Internship : - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - -
Field Studies : - -
Case studies : - -
Projects : - -
Homework : 1 30
Quiz : - -
Mid-term exam : - -
Final Exam : - -
ECTS 4
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 To understand what the concepts of explanation, generalization and validty means in qualitative and quantitative research. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 2 To understand the importance of the identity of a researcher in a social research 4
D.Ö.Ç. 3 To gain an ability to use some of qualitative and quantitative research methods. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 4 To gain an ability to design a research and to produce original data. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 5 To formulate a research question, to develop a research hypothesis, to develop a research proposal, to develop a research strategy to test a hypothesis or to answer a research question. 4
* 1: Zayıf - 2: Orta - 3: İyi - 4: Çok İyi
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM OUTCOMES AND RELATIONSHIPS MATRIX

DÖÇ1DÖÇ2DÖÇ3DÖÇ4DÖÇ5DÖÇ6DÖÇ7DÖÇ8DÖÇ9DÖÇ10DÖÇ11DÖÇ12DÖÇ13DÖÇ14DÖÇ15DÖÇ16DÖÇ17DÖÇ18DÖÇ19DÖÇ20
PÇ1
PÇ2
PÇ3
PÇ4
PÇ5
PÇ6
PÇ7
PÇ8
PÇ9
PÇ10
PÇ11
PÇ12
PÇ13
PÇ14
PÇ15
PÇ16
PÇ17
PÇ18
PÇ19
PÇ20