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Syllabus ( SSTR 691 )


   Basic information
Course title: Seminar I
Course code: SSTR 691
Lecturer: Assigned academic advisor
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 0 (0+2+0)
Year, Semester: 2/2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Second Cycle (Master's)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Turkish
Mode of delivery: Face to face , Group study
Pre- and co-requisites: N/A
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: To determine a research topic for thesis study and to develop the defined thesis by completing literature review, design and realization phases.
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Recognize different research methods and select the appropriate one for their research

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  2. Conduct a detailed literature review in a defined topic and report the findings of this review

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  3. Categorize the collected data and achieved findings, then analyze and synthesize the data collected through literature review.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
   Contents Up
Week 1: Determination of seminar topic
Week 2: Determination of seminar topic
Week 3: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 4: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 5: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 6: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 7: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 8: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 9: Assessing the improvement
Week 10: Analyzing the collected data
Week 11: Analyzing the collected data
Week 12: Analyzing the collected data
Week 13: Analyzing the collected data
Week 14: Preparing a report on the research findings
Week 15*: Preparing a report on the research findings
Week 16*: Presenting the findings and the research itself
Textbooks and materials: To be nominated as per the selected topic and content.
Recommended readings: To be nominated as per the selected topic and content.
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 0
Other in-term studies: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12 50
Project: 1,2,3,4,5,13,14,15,16 50
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 0
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 0 0
Own studies outside class: 0 0
Practice, Recitation: 10 6
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 0 0
Term project presentation: 14 9
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 0 0
Mid-term: 0 0
Personal studies for final exam: 0 1
Final exam: 0 0
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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