GEMC 204 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Research Methods and Biostatistics
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEMC 204
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to let students understand the statistical methods used during the research in health sector. During the course the students will be provided with the process of research in the healthcare sector by including the methods of data collection and statistical analysis.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the basic statistical programs and methods used in healthcare, medical and bioengineering
  • Define and explain the researches made in these areas
  • Explain the management of obtained data
  • Evaluate the statistical methods used in healthcare and bioengineering sector
Course Content The course content is designed in twofold. In the first part the theoretical background of statistical analysis will be discussed. In the second part of the semester, demographic distribution, public health and the analysis and grouping of thee data in the healthcare sector will be discussed with examples.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction and Review of Basic Statistics The course notes and references provided by the instructor
2 Developing a Research Model The course notes and references provided by the instructor
3 Probability The course notes and references provided by the instructor
4 Probability II The course notes and references provided by the instructor
5 Distribution and Confidence Intervals The course notes and references provided by the instructor
6 Hypothesis Testing I The course notes and references provided by the instructor
7 Hypothesis Testing II The course notes and references provided by the instructor
8 Midterm Examination The course notes and references provided by the instructor
9 Correlation and Regression The course notes and references provided by the instructor
10 Chi-Square Tests The course notes and references provided by the instructor
11 Case Study The course notes and references provided by the instructor
12 Case Study The course notes and references provided by the instructor
13 Case Study The course notes and references provided by the instructor
14 Case Study The course notes and references provided by the instructor
15 Review of the Semester The course notes and references provided by the instructor
16 Final Exam

 

Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
0

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to critically discuss and interpret the theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of media and communication discipline.
2 To have the fundamental knowledge and ability to use the technical equipment and software programs required by the mediaproduction process.
3 To be able to use the acquired theoretical knowledge in practice.
4 To be able to critically interpret theoretical debates concerning the relations between the forms, agents, and factors that play a role in the field of media and communication.
5 To be able to critically discuss and draw on theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of other disciplines complementing the field of media and communication studies.
6 To be informed about national, regional, and global issues and problems; to be able to generate problemsolving methods depending on the quality of evidence and research, and to acquire the ability to report those methods to the public.
7 To be able to gather, scrutinize and use with scientific methods the necessary data to for the processes of production and distribution.
8 To be able to use and develop the acquired knowledge and skills in a lifelong process towards personal and social goals.
9 To be able to follow developments in new technologies of media and communication, as well as new methods of production, new media industries, and new theories; and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest