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Prerequisites  None  
Course Language  English  
Course Type  Required  
Course Level  First Cycle  
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Course Objectives  This is a course aiming to teach basic statistics in psychology. 
Learning Outcomes  The students who succeeded in this course;

Course Description  This is a course aiming to teach basic statistics in psychology. In addition to learning about the basics of conducting psychological data analysis and hypothesis testing, students will learn about the following statistical tests: t test, ANOVA and nonparametric tests. Student’s task will be to learn the basic concepts behind these tests, as well as to be able to compute the tests by hand. Student will also learn how to run these tests in SPSS. 
 Core Courses  X 
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Week  Subjects  Required Materials 
1  Course Description  
2  Comparing Two Means  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 9; pp.316346) 
3  Making Graphs in Excel  
4  Comparing Two Means: ttest  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 9; pp.334341) 
5  Comparing Two Means: ttest  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 9; pp.326333) 
6  Comparing Two Means: ttest  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 9; pp.326333) 
7  Comparing Several Means  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 10; pp.347394) 
8  Midterm  
9  Comparing Several Means: Oneway ANOVA  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 10; pp.347394) 
10  Comparing Several Means: Oneway ANOVA  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 10; pp.347394) 
11  Comparing Several Means: Oneway ANOVA  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 5; pp.131165) 
12  Assumptions of Parametric Tests  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 15; pp.539583) 
13  Assumptions of Parametric Tests/ Nonparametric Tests  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 15; pp.539583) 
14  Nonparametric Tests/ Makeup class  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd Edition). London: Sage Publications (Chapter 15; pp.539583) 
15  Overview of the semester  
16  Final Exam 
Course Notes/Textbooks  Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd ed). Sage ISBN13: 9781847879073 ISBN10: 9781847879073 
Suggested Readings/Materials 
Semester Activities  Number  Weigthing 
Participation  
Laboratory / Application  
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  2  30 
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterm  1  30 
Final Exam  1  40 
Total 
Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade  3  60 
Weighting of EndofSemester Activities on the Final Grade  1  40 
Total 
Semester Activities  Number  Duration (Hours)  Workload 

Course Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  3  48 
Laboratory / Application Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  
Study Hours Out of Class  14  3  42 
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  2  13  
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterms  1  24  
Final Exams  1  40  
Total  180 
#  Program Competencies/Outcomes  * Contribution Level  
1  2  3  4  5  
1  To have knowledge of basic concepts, theories, approaches (behavioral, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, statistical, humanistic, psychodynamic, and sociocultural), and current applications specific to the field of psychology by using current course materials and instruments.  X  
2  To have basic knowledge and skills about the applications in the different subfields of psychology.  
3  To have basic knowledge about the testing and measurement instruments used in different subfields of psychology and basic level skill that does not require expertise in carrying out applications in different subfields of psychology.  X  
4  To make use of other disciplines that may contribute to psychology and have basic knowledge about the contribution of psychology to these disciplines.  
5  To have cumulative knowledge about the position of psychology as a scientific discipline in Turkey, the conducted research, applications and problems encountered from past to present in the field of psychology.  
6  To have the competence to conduct a research individually and/or as a team using the knowledge acquired in the field of psychology, interpret the findings obtained by using scientific problem solving and critical thinking approaches.  X  
7  To have the ability to construct a research hypothesis, create a research design, collect data, analyze it, report it in a scientific writing format, and interpret it by using basic knowledge related to testing and measurement, research methods, and statistics acquired in the field of psychology.  X  
8  To have the competence to share the theoretical and applied knowledge acquired in the field of psychology with the experts and lay people by using the required information and communication technologies in scientific studies and events that benefit the society.  
9  To have knowledge of the relevant professional and ethical values in the domains of psychology and respect individual differences and human rights in research and practices related to psychology.  
10  To constantly renew herself/himself professionally by following both national and international publications in the field of psychology, the developments in testing and measurement instruments and software programs used in the discipline.  X  
11  To establish written and verbal communication with experts and lay people by using both Turkish and English.  
12  To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.  
13  To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 
*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest