Quantitative Data Analysis in Sociology(SOC344)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
SOC344 Quantitative Data Analysis in Sociology 6 3 0 0 3 6
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Kamil Cem ÖZATALAY (Email)
Objective The goal of this course is to equip students in the social sciences with fundamental understanding and abilities in analyzing quantitative data using SPSS software.
Content Students will develop the necessary skills to build a database in the software, conduct descriptive and predictive analyses, choose appropriate statistical tests and models for data analysis, and generate statistical graphs and tables. The course incorporates practical, interactive laboratory sessions enhanced by weekly case studies.
Course Learning Outcomes Being able to create a database using SPSS.
Being able to apply descriptive and inferential tests using a database.
Being capable of interpreting the results of descriptive and inferential statistical tests.
Being able to conduct statistical tests on secondary data.
Teaching and Learning Methods Research-based learning
References Martin, O. (2020). L'analyse quantitative des données. Armand Colin. URL:

Carricano, M., Poujol F. et Laurent Bertrandias (2010) Analyse de données avec SPSS. Paris : Pearson Education France.
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Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 4 60
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 40
Toplam 5 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 10
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 2 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 4 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Will have effective written and oral communication skills in Turkish X
2 Will have a thorough knowledge of at least two foreign languages X
3 Will be informed about art and culture, human rights, social, professional and ethical values, law and legislation, quality standards, and will be aware of their responsibility on these subjects X
4 Will have sufficient knowledge about social sciences, professions and sectors in communication and media, innovative and entrepreneurial practices X
5 Will have the ability to use, in an effective and creative way, the techniques and tools and information technologies necessary for interactive and conventional media, in the context of health and safety in the workplace X
6 Will have the ability to develop documentary and fictional content related to their field for interactive and conventional media; also the ability to produce and manage this content in group X
7 Will have the theoretical knowledge and ability to carry out and share scientific work on communication environments and processes of interactive and conventional media and on the individual and social outcomes of the latter X
8 Will have the knowledge of analysis and modelling techniques to analyse interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes X
9 Will have the ability to question and critically analyse developments and problems concerning interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes, will be aware of the public interest, social responsibility and the environment, will be sensitive to contemporary world’s and Turkey's current problems; will develop a libertarian, democratic, constructive and problem-solving approach X
10 They are familiar with the historical development processes of electronic, digital media and film; and the current developments in these fields X
11 They learn sociological, cultural and aesthetic approaches in electronic, digital media and film X
12 They learn the political economy of cultural industries, labour and production relations, analysis of marketing and consumption patterns. X
13 They learn at a first level how to use the equipment necessary for the production of audio-visual content for TV, radio and digital media and of films in different genres X
14 They gain experience in conducting creative activities in electronic, digital media and film; in producing and working in groups X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 3 42
Assignments 1 10 10
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 14 2 28
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Quiz 2 10 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 6,08
Credits ECTS 6
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